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4th Grade Regions of Kentucky
Transcript of 4th Grade Regions of Kentucky
Eastern Mountains and Coal Fields
Western Coal Fields
Landforms: Has mountains, valleys, and the Cumberland Gap.
Natural Resources: Coal and logging.
Industries: Coal mining and saw mills.
Tourist Attractions: Cumberland Falls, Cumberland Gap, and Daniel Boone National Park.
Interesting Fact(s): Highest elevation in Kentucky, and contains most of the mountains in Kentucky.
Landforms: Has low cone shaped hills and valleys.
Natural Resources: None.
Tourist Attractions: Abraham Lincoln's birthplace, and the historical site for our state song "My Old Kentucky Home."
Interesting Fact(s): Out of the 120 counties in Kentucky, none of them are located entirely in this region.
Landforms: Gently rolling hills.
Natural Resources: Fertile land.
Industries: Farming and raising crops. (corn, cattle, tobacco, and wheat)
Tourist Attractions: Horse farms, Keenland, Churchill Downs, and the Capitol building.
Interesting Fact(s): Our state capital,Frankfort is located in this region. Two of the states largest cities (Louisville and Lexington) are located in this region.
Landforms: Swamps and low flood plains.
Natural Resources: Rich soil.
Industries: Farming and cotton.
Tourist Attractions: Paducah--.
Interesting Fact(s): It is the only region cotton will grow. It was named after Andrew Jackson, who bought the land from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818.
Landforms: Gently rolling hills, caves, and tunnels.
Natural Resources: Water from lakes.
Industries: Farming, apples, tobacco, soybeans, and raising cattle..
Tourist Attractions: Lake Cumberland, Mammoth Cave, and land between lakes.
Interesting Fact(s): This is the largest region.
Landforms: Rolling hills.
Natural Resources: Coal and rich soil.
Industries: Coal mining and farming.
Tourist Attractions: Hillbilly days.
Interesting Fact(s): Port cities for boats to pick and drop up goods.