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Ocean waves and currents create_islands by depositing sand and shallow waters

Barrier

1

a_is an area at or near the foot of the mountain range

Piedmont

2

early settlers found that they're small shops could reach the_from the ocean but could not sail past it

fall line

3

a_is the lower area of land, generally surrounded by the mountains

basin

4

the_is a tectonically active region around the edges of the Pacific

ring of fire

5

A place where magma wells up to the surface from Earth's mantle also known as a_

hotspot

6

which of the following climate types is not found in the United States? Icecap, Mediterranean, Marine West Coast, or humid continental

mediterranean

7

The Gulfstream is a current in the? Indian Ocean, Pacific ocean, Arctic Ocean, or Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

8

which of the following states life completely within the tropics? Alaska, Florida, Hawaii, or California

Hawaii

9

in which of the following clients can permafrost be found? Marine West Coast, semi arid, humid Continental, or tundra

tundra

10

The smallest and most densely populated region and the US is_

northeast

11

largest metropolitan area in the US is_

New York City

12

countries major farming region and a leading producer and industrial goods is_

midwest

13

The largest city in the Midwest_

Chicago

14

region stretches and a great arc from Virginia to Texas is_

South

15

largest metropolitan area in the south is_

Dallas-Fort Worth

16

largest and most sparsely populated region in the US is_

West

17

Capital of the US is_

Washington DC

18

largest and most densely populated state is_

Alaska

19

largest metropolitan area in the West is_

Los Angeles

20

English is the main language and both the_and most of Canada

United States

21

The economic relationship between the United States and Canada has become stronger since the signing of_

NAFTA

22

The term_refers to the feeling of strong political and emotional loyalty to one's own region

regionalism

23

The national capital of Canada is_

Ottawa

24

The term_refers to the belief that certain parts of the country should be independent

separatism