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Title: Geographic Regions of Georgia


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Geographic Regions of Georgia
  • SS8G1 The student will describe Georgia with
    regard to physical features and location.
  • b. Describe the five geographic regions of
    Georgia include the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley
    and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau, Piedmont, and
    Coastal Plain.
  • c. Locate and evaluate the importance of key
    physical features on the development of Georgia
    include the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp,
    Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah
    Rivers, and barrier islands.
  • SS8E1 The student will give examples of the kinds
    of goods and services produced in Georgia in
    different historical periods.

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Georgia has 5 physiogeographic regions.
  • Appalachian Plateau
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Blue Ridge
  • Piedmont
  • Coastal Plain
  • The characteristics of each region make unique
    contributions to our state.

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Question 1
  • Which picture is of the Coastal Plains?

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Question 2
  • Which picture is of the Appalachian Plateau ?

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Question 3
  • Which picture is of the Blue Ridge Valley?

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Question 4
  • Which picture is of the Piedmont ?

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5. Which is statement is true of the Appalachian
Plateau?
  • Our only significant coal deposits
  • Major agricultural region for Vidalia Onions,
    peanuts, pecans, and corn.
  • Location of the earliest visits by explorers

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6. Which statement is false of Ridge and Valley?
  • Soil good for forests, pastures, and crops such
    as grain and apples (Ellijay)
  • Industry includes textiles and carpet (Dalton is
    the carpet capital of the world)
  • Location of the earliest visits by explorers

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7. Which statement is true of Blue Ridge?
  • Provides water for the entire state through
    precipitation from trapping warm moist Gulf air
  • Our only significant coal deposits
  • Major agricultural region for Vidalia Onions,
    peanuts, pecans, and corn.

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8. Which statement is false of Inner Coastal
Plain?
  • Good supply of underground water
  • Major agricultural region Vidalia Onions,
    peanuts, pecans, and corn
  • Our only significant coal deposits

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9. Circle all the pictures of the Coastal Plain
Images
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10. Circle all the pictures of the Blue Ridge
Images
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Images for Coastal Plain
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Other Important Coastal Plain Features
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Blue Ridge Images
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Appalachian
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Piedmont Images
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Ridge and Valley
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