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4th Grade Regions of Kentucky

In this powerpoint, it provides information about the six regions of Kentucky. It also compares and contrast the six regions.
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Heaven Penney

on 12 March 2014

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Transcript of 4th Grade Regions of Kentucky

Regions of Kentucky
Eastern Mountains and Coal Fields
The Knobs
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.

Industries: Farming.

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.
Bluegrass
Pennyroyal
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.
Jackson Purchase
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.
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