Vocabulary
Geographical Features
Climate/Geo. Features
Industries/Resources
National Parks

100

bowl shaped area at the top of a volcano
What is crater

100

state with the highest land
What is AK

100

lowest, hottest, driest place in U. S.
What is Death Valley

100

state that produces apples
What is Washington

100

One significance of Denali National Park
What is one new detail

200

a sudden shaking of the ground AND the mountain formed when when lava cools and hardens
What is earthquake and volcano

200

specific landform at the end of the midwest and beginning of the west
What is Rocky Mountains

200

wettest place in U. S.
What is Mount Waialeale

200

industry of fishing produces _____ and _____
What is fish and shellfish

200

One significance of Death Valley National Park
What is one new detail

300

the elevation on a mountain where the temperatures are too low for trees to grow
What is timberline

300

cause of an earthquake
What is movement occurs along a fault

300

The largest natural lake west of the Mississippi
What is Great Salt Lake

300

trees are harvested to produce _____ and _____
What is lumber and paper

300

One significance of Denali National Park
What is one new detail

400

an imaginary line that runs north and south along peaks of the Rocky Mountains
What is Continental Divide

400

rivers to the east of the Continental Divide flow toward this ocean
What is Atlantic Ocean

400

why most land in the West not suitable for farming
What is too mountainous and dry

400

Three major rivers in the West
What is Missouri, Columbia, Colorado

400

One significance of Death Valley National Park
What is one new detail

500

cracks in the earth's outer layer
What is fault

500

most of the volcanoes and earthquakes are located here
What is states that border the Pacific Ocean

500

The four "Extremes" about the geography of the West
What is highest - Mt. McKinley lowest - Death Valley coldest - Prospect Creek, Alaska hottest - Death Valley

500

Because of their flatter and drier areas, ranching is important in these two states
What is Montana and Wyoming

500

One significance of Denali National Park AND Death Valley National Park
What is two new details