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Physical Geography Realm North American Central American South American Physical Geography Location Western Hemisphere separates Atlantic and pacific oceans north of central American realm Western Hemisphere, near equator, in between the Carrabin sea and Pacific Ocean Western Hemisphere, Pacific Ocean, Major Physical Features Great Lakes, Pacific Mountains and Valleys, Great Plains, Arctic Lowland, Hudson Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Yellow Stone National Park, Appalachian Highlands, Canadian Shield, Piedmont, Gulf Atlantic coastal plain, Interior lowlands, interior highlands, Rocky Mountains, intermontane basins and plateau Volcanoes, spectacular shorelines, topical shorelines, barren deserts, windswept plateaus, and 7000 scenic islands. Rio Grande River, Land bridge connects north and south America Biodiverse, Amazon river, Amazon rainforest, Climate Southern tip of Florida is a true tropical environment. Moist coastal zones and arid interiors Well water planes and dry deserts. More North you go the colder it gets. Hot summers and frigid winters. Limited precipitation in high altitude. Arid west and humid east. Pacific NW famous for rain. Hurricanes capable. Can have earthquakes, hurricanes, warm ocean water causes hurricanes, cyclones. Higher altitudes have colder weather. Warm Weather, tropical weather. Tropical Weather, Higher Altitudes get snow, arid, highland, and two forms of tropical.

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