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Georgia's Five Regions

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Aaron Vazquez

on 7 September 2012

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Georgia's Five Regions Coastal Plains Piedmont Blue Ridge Mountains Valley and Ridge Appalachian Plateau The coastal plains cover about 60 percent of Georgia.
It has very fertile land.
It is home of the nation's second largest
fresh water swamp.
It is divide into part upper and lower. It is known for large carpeting industry.
Has a very famous attraction called Lookout Mountain.
Very rugged terrain
Georgia's smallest region Has very fertile land
Its good for mining
Valleys in between mountains Mountanious
Its good for farming , mining ,lumber
Has the highest point in Georgia (Brasstown Bald) Has a good location for business
Five companies have their headquarters here
Delta airlines ,Coca-Cola , The Home Depot,UPS, & CNN
Its a hilly plateau Population:is 90,670 The Appalachian Plateau is in the far northwest corner of Georgia. It sits 1,800 to 2,000 feet above sea level. It is the smallest region of Georgia. It has narrow valleys and wooded ridges. In this area, you can go hang gliding, hiking, camping, and whitewater rafting. Lookout Mountain, Cloudland Canyon, and Sand Mountain are in this region. Population:360,000 The Ridge and Valley region occupies only a small part of the state. Very few people live in this area. It is heavily forested. It also has steep river valleys. The area has lots of waterfalls. In fact Georgia's highest waterfall is located in this region. The Ridge and Valley region was covered with water 400 million years ago. Now, when you visit this region, you can find ancient sea fossils of all kinds. The Blue Ridge region is found in northeastern Georgia north of the Piedmont. The highest mountain peak in Georgia is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is called Brasstown Bald. The Cherokee Indians lived n these mountains. Marble and gold are two natural resources found in this region. The rushing rivers in these mountains provide hydro-electric power to the state. Population:1,290 Population:4,770,000 The Piedmont region is a hilly part of Georgia. Piedmont means "foot of the mountains". This region lies between the far northern mountains and the flat southern plains. This region is known for its red clay hills. It is also the region with the most people. We live in this region. The Coastal Plains region of Georgia is known for its flatlands, marshes and swamps. One of the best-known wetlands in the United States - the Okefenokee Swamp - is located in this region of Georgia. This area covers the southern and southeastern half of Georgia. It is the largest region of Georgia. Population:about 1.5 million Population:
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