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Plains are broad areas of land usually close to sea level. Plateaus are high, flat landforms, sometimes several thousand feet high. Large inland and coastal plains exist in both North and South America. Unlike Oceans and seas can affect the development of a region in many ways. They encourage fishing and trade, and can influence the migration and settlement of people. Oceans also affect weather, climate, and the living conditions of people. mountains, these areas tend to be densely populated. Plateaus can also be heavily populated.

Region 2. Movement What region covers the largest area of the United States? The second largest part? Which regions would have been a barrier to settlers moving from east to west? Critical Thinking 1. 2. For each example, what form of media would you use? Determining Cause and Effect Death Valley is the driest, hottest spot in the United States. How do you think the Rocky Mountains, to its west, have affected its climate? 2. Identifying Relationships How does the location of the Interior Plains help to make it America’s breadbasket?

Oreg. ATLANTIC OCEAN Ga. 30° N La. Fla. 160° W Gulf of Mexico 155° W Hawaii 70° N 20° N 0 140 mi Alaska 0 140 km 130° W 180° W 0 0 350 mi 60° N 350 km 50° N Aluminum Chromium Coal Cobalt Copper Gold Iron ore Cuba Lead Magnesium Natural gas Oil Silver 0 170° W 160° W 150° W 140° W 0 200 200 Sulfur Tin Uranium Zinc Fish Forests 400 miles 400 kilometers Place Forests, fertile soils, fish, and a wide variety of minerals help give the United States its great wealth of natural resources. What mineral resource is most common in Texas?

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