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Title: United States Geography


1
United States Geography
  • Objectives
  • Geography Terminology
  • Mental Maps

2
Vocabulary Review - Latitude
  • Latitude
  • Distance of a place
  • North of the equator and
  • South of the equator

3
Latitude
4
Vocabulary Review - Longitude
  • Longitude
  • The distance of a place
  • East of Greenwich, England
  • West of Greenwich, England

5
Latitude and Longitude
6
Vocabulary Review
  • Physical Map
  • Show physical features of a place
  • Physical features??

7
Physical Map - USA
8
Physical Map Alaska
9
Vocabulary Review
  • Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Sea
  • A large expanse of salt water
  • Connected with an ocean

10
Bering Sea
11
Great Lakes
12
Vocabulary Review
  • Gulf
  • A large bay
  • That is an arm of an ocean or sea.

13
Gulf of Alaska
14
Gulf of Mexico
15
Vocabulary Review
  • Peninsula
  • A piece of land
  • Nearly surrounded by water
  • Connected to mainland
  • Projecting out into the water

16
Peninsula - Alaska Peninsula
17
Peninsula - Florida
18
Peninsula - Olympic Peninsula
19
Vocabulary Review
  • Political Map
  • Shows lines defining countries, states or
    territories.
  • Show borders.

20
Political Map - USA
21
Political Map Alaska
22
Mental Maps
  • Study the map
  • Check a picture in your mind of the shape of
  • mainland United States.

23
United States Outline Map
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