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
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