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Largest bay on Atlantic

Chesapeake

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Allegheny and monongahela junction

Ohio river

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Eastward flowing rivers fall

Fall line

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Promote truck farming area

Atlantic coast plain

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Growth of early industries at fall line

Hydroelectric power

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Hard coal found near Scranton

Anthracite

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Largest inland port

Pittsburg Pennsylvania

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Type of farming suited to poorer soil

Dairy farming

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Bay accounting for large share of fish

Chesapeake

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Planned city between Maryland and Virginia

Washington, D.C.

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Nyc greatest financial center

Wall Street

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Commercial industry leading the nation

Insurance

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Largest city in the u.s.

Nyc

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City of brotherly love

Philadelphia

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Leading industrial city

Boston

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Plateau of rolling hills

Piedmont plateau

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River that separates the green mountains

Connecticut river

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Naturally hilly compromised of six states first parts of u.s.

New England

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Waterfalls connecting Lake Erie and Lake Ontario produces hydroelectric power

Niagra falls

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Tree that yields sap

Maple tree

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Rock used in fine architecture

Marble

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Used largely for pulp and paper

Lumber

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Major industry of New England

Tourism

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Famous crop from Maine's aroostook

Potatoes

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Technical products

Electronic equipment

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Chemical capital of the world

Wilmington Delaware

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Continuous urban area

Megalopolis

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City dwellers take with them when they move into suburbs

Tax revenues

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Organization of world nations

United nation