Lecture Notes for GEOG 06201 - Geography of the United States and Canada with Ontko at Rowan (RU)

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Material Type:Study Guide
Class:GEOG 06201 - Geography of the United States and Canada
University:Rowan University
Term:Fall 2009
  • Fujita Scale
  • Silicon Valley
  • Beaufort Scale
  • Low Temperatures
  • Strawberries
  • Yellowstone
  • Boreal Forest
  • Precipitation
  • Agriculture
  • Presentations
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Geography Test Review 3 The Intermontane West Intermontane- Between the mountains Mountainous, Dry, No water Reservations: Navaho (Indian) Discontinuous settlement (Boring, Water restrictions) Climate: Subhumid, Semiarid Rivers: Salt River, Green River, Colorado River, Columbia River, Snake River Mountains: Sierra Nevada’s, Cascades Vegetation: Desert, Scrub, Grassland Canyons, Mesas, Arroyos, Fault Block Mountains (result of volcanism, faulting, erosion, glaciations) Salts: Bromine, Sodium Chloride, Lithium, Boron Alluvial Fans- Deposition at the foot of mountains. Atomic Bomb Testing- NV; China Lake, CA Wheat- Palouse, Washington Military Missile Planning- Alamogordo, NM Windward- western Leeward- eastern Barchans- crescent shaped sand dune Mason- Plateau area where the top is longer than the height Butte- Plateau area where the height is longer than the top Xerophytic vegetation- vegetation on dry land Interior Drainage- water drains and evaporates Area 51- Cannot drive there, workers commute through bu...

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