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Midterm Review LA 1203: Lecture 1. John Wesley Powell : “A report on the lands of the arid region of the US with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah.” 2. Lincoln passed the Homestead Act of 1862 , gave 160 acre land plots to people west of the 98 th meridian. 3. 2560 acres are needed to support a family though raising stock. 4. Rocky Mountains : area forms a rugged barrier which extends from Canada through the US to Northern Mexico 5. Piedmont Province : Stone Mountain, Charlottesville, Monticello, University of Virginia. 6. New England : NYC, Boston, Vermont 7. Coastal plain : everglades, Atchafalaya 8. Blue Ridge : Biltmore, Harpers Ferry (associated with Redwoods) 9. Put in paper to send men to hunt for beavers happened where? Missouri 10. What is physiography? Area represented by host of processes that live on earth surface. Examples: land water soil. 11. Which of the following is a physiographic section? Mississippi River embankment 12. Example of physiographic province? Coastal plane, interior low.
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course LA 1203 taught by Professor Fryling during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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