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A​m​e​r​i​c​a​n​ P ​ ​h​y​s​i​c​a​l F​e​a​t​u​r​e​s​ ​ A ​ ​ ​t​o​ ​Z 

  By, Elizabeth S. Zimmerman    robmosesphotography.com 


A ​Is For Appalachian Mountains 

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The Appalachian Mountains are almost 2000 miles long! Not only  that, they run straight through  pennsylvania. 


B​ ​is for Big Spring Creek

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The Big Spring Creek runs through newville and is used for  fishing and bird watching.     


C​ is for Columbia River

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The Columbia River has the largest salmon supply in the whole  world! Not only that, but it runs  from Canada through washington to  the sea.    


D​ is for Denali

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Denali is the tallest mountain in the US and is in around the center  of Alaska.     


E​ is for Everglades

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The Everglades have very rare animals like Manatees, crocodiles,  and even the hard to find Florida  Panther. The everglades are at the  tip of florida.   


F​ is for Flint River

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The Flint River is mainly in  Georgia but has a small bit in  Florida as it flows into the Gulf  of Mexico.


G​ is for Great Salt Lake

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The Great Salt Lake is at the  top of Utah and you can go  birdwatching there. 


H​ is for Lake Huron

Manitoulin.ca 

Lake Huron made the glove  shape Michigan has. Not just  that, but it also has a shipwreck  at the bottom of it’s shallows. 


I​ is for Inside Passage

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The Inside Passage was made  by giant glaciers and is a popular  spot for cruise ships. 


J​ is for Jekyll Island

Georgiaencyclopedia.org 

Jekyll Island was named after  Sir Joseph Jekyll in 1733 and it  is on the tip of Georgia.     


K​ is for Keel Mountain

Northalabamahiking.com 

Keel Mountain has a hiking  trail that is 1 ½ miles long. It is  at the top of Alabama.     


L​ is for Lake Superior

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Lake Superior is the biggest  of the great lakes, and has rivers  that flow into the other lakes.       


M​ is for Mississippi River

 

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If you go boating on it, you can reach a little over half of the  US. Not only that, but fish and  birds use it as a guide while  migrating.   


N​ is for Nunivak Island

 

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Nunivak Island still has some lava flows near its edges and is  50 KM away from the coast of  Alaska 


O​ is for Ozarks

 

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The Ozarks have biking, hiking, canoeing, ziplines and a  few resorts. It is in the bottom  left of missouri.     


P​ is for Piedmont

 

Understandingitaly.com

The Piedmont runs from New Jersey to Alabama for over 600  miles! It also has a lot of  farmland.(As seen in picture  above)   


Q i​ s for Quinnipiac River

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The Quinnipiac River is 38  miles long and used to have  native americans living on it’s  shores.     


R​ ​is for the Rocky Mountains 

 

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The Rocky Mountains run from British Columbia, ( In Canada )  down to New Mexico for 3000  miles and are 300 or more miles  wide. 


S​ is for Sierra Nevada

 

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Sierra Nevada runs along the ocean side of california and  depending on where you are it is  between 80 and 50 miles wide.   


T​ is for the Teton Range

 

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The Teton Range is over 12000 feet tall and has bright  flame-red tips when the sun  rises. ( Like in the picture)     


U​ is for Unimak Island

 

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Unimak Island is a little under half way down the Aleutian  Island chain and is mainly used  for fishing and hunting.     


V ​is for Verde River

 

Westernresourceadvocates.org

The Verde River is becoming popular for boating, yet is mostly  undiscovered. It is found in the  center of Arizona.   


W ​is for Wrangell Mountains 

 

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The Wrangell Mountains are surrounded by our Nation’s  largest national park and is found  near the base of Alaska.   


X​ is for Alexander Archipelago 

 

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The Alexander Archipelago is a group of around 1,100 islands  off the southeastern coast of  Alaska. 


Y​ is for Yellow River

 

Awardswatch.com

The Yellow river’s strange color is because of toxic waste  that included led and mercury.  Surprisingly, the people who  drank the water were ok after  using it. 


Z​ is for Zuni River

 

Nature.org

The Zuni River runs through the Zuni Mountains in western  New Mexico to meet the Little  Colorado River.     


American Physical Features A to Z is a  fun and educational  book that teaches  your child not only  their abc’s, but it  also teaches them  about different  physical features of  the US 

American Physical Features A to Z  

American Physical Features A to Z is a fun and educational book that teaches your child not only their ABC’s, but it also teaches them about...

American Physical Features A to Z  

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