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appellation region location

New York, Maine

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Appalachian topography

rolling mountains made 300 000 000 years ago, also fertile plateaus and

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Appalachian climate

controlled by two currents
Labrador current brings cold water south and gulf current brings warm water north

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Appalachian vegetation

forested with coniferous and deciduous trees because they could survive I unproductive soil

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coastal plains location

located right under Appalachian region, includes Florida, Mexico and Philadelphia

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Coastal plains topography

less than 200 meters above sea level, mostly flat, a lot of marshes and swamps

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coastal plains climate

north has extreme summers and winters
south has average seasons

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coastal plains vegetation

very sandy, some jungles in Mexico originally pine forests

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Great Lakes topography

rolling landscape created mainly by glaciation, flat plains

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Great Lakes climate

humid, Great Lakes cool the region down in the summer

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Great Lakes vegetation

heavily treed with a bunch of different types of trees

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interior plains topography

in the middle of everything, contains three different elevations

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interior plains climate

long hot summers and cold winters

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interior plains vegetation

mixed deciduous trees, long grass, tundra

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Canadian shield topography

Ontario quebec
barren rock
rivers lakes
100 - 500 meters above sea level

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Canadian shield climate

in the north the winters are long and cold

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Canadian sheild vegetation

boreal forests
most trees suited to sandy soil

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the wester cordillera topography

very big mountains