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*The 5 regions of Georgia.*
Transcript of *The 5 regions of Georgia.*
October 12, 2012
Mary Lea Marshall Appalachian Plateau n Vegetation- Oaks forests cover most of the province. Forest on north side include Basswood,sugar,maple,tulip poplar,beech,birch,and hemlock. The understory may include rhododendrons, native azaleas, and mountain laurel.
Climate- Mild summers/mild winters.
Agriculture-Land is primarily used for hardwood forest and pasture, although a small amount of corn and soybeans is grown here. n Industry- cool industries
Natural Resources- Surface water, timber, and coal.
Major Cities and Towns- La Fayette,Trenton,Fort Oglethorpe.
Tourist Attractions- Cumberland Plateau:Sand Mountain and lookout Mountain is the thumb- like Pigeon Mountain.
Rivers- Chattooga River.
Lake- None. Vegetation- The ridges are forest- covered. Plant Species very from area to area, based on local soil type, moisture, and disturbances.
Climate- Mild summers/mild winters.
Agriculture- Valley floors are used for farming and pasture. Has an average growing seasons of 210 to 220 days corn,soybeans wheat, cotton, and crops are grow in this area. Much harvesting hardwood and piae timber.
Industry- Textiles, carpets Dalton is the carpet capitle of the world. Natural Resources- Sarface water, different sedimentary deposits.
Tourist Attractions- Chickamaugu Valley, Amuchee ridges, and the Great Valley.
Rivers- Conasaugu River, Coosawotee River, Ostanaula River.
Lakes- Lake Allatoona, Carters River.
Major Towns and Cities- Dalton,Rome,Ringgold,Chatsworth. Vegetation- Oak, Hickory, Pine forests, and mixed deciduous forest.Short- leaf pine, and lobiolly pine. Sweet gum, beach, red maple,elems, and birches.
Climate-Hot summers/mild winters.
Agriculture- Cotton, soybeans, and wheat.
Industry- Grante, textiles, farming, and poultry. Natural Resources- Surface water- reservoirs, streams, rivers ect.
Major towns and Cities- Atlanta,Marietta,Roswell,Athens, and East point.
Tourist Attractions- Six flags, White water,Stone Mountain,Georgia Aquaium, and Zoo Atlanta.
River- Chattahooche,Yellow River, Ogeechee. River,Apalachee River, and Flint River.
Lakes- Lake Oconee,Lake Jackson, Laka Sulieffe, Lake Sinatair. Vegatation- Oak land hickory.
Climate- Mild summers/Cold winters. There are great amount of rainfall.
Agriculture- Apples, corn, and other vegetables the growing season varies from 210 days and 180 days depending on where you are in the region.
Industry- Marble and gold coins. Natural Resources- Surface water, hardwood timber, and marble.
Major towns and Cities- Clayton, Brasstown Bald, Springer Mountain Cities the beginning of the app. Trail paming for gold.
Rivers- Nttely River, Tugaloo River, and Hestatee River.
Lakes- Lake Nottely, Lake Blue Ridge, Lake Lanier, and Lake Chatuge. Vegetation- Soil is not fertile. It consist of sand and clay. Areas are poorly drained and swampy. Only pine trees and brush can survive in this region
Climate- Hot summers/mild winters.
Agriculture- Turpentine. The land is used for pasture.
Industry- Pecans, paper, pulp, and peaches.
Natural Resources- Ground water and timber. Major towns and Cities- Albany, Savannah, Macon,Columbus,Augusta,Fort Valley, and Valdosta.
Tourist Attractions- Okefenokee National wildlife Refuge, Reed Bingham, State Park, and the Colquit Country Arts Center.
Rivers- Satilla, Canoochee, Ohoopee, Brier, Altamaha, and Ocmulgee.
Lakes- Lake Blackshear, Lake walter George, and Lake Seminole.