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LA 1203 – Views of the American Landscape 03 Class Notes View by Physiography •Physiography of any area represents the product of a host of processes that operate at or near the earth’s surface. (Landforms, Soils, Water Features, Vegetation, Related Resources) •Physiographic: Region, Province*, Section •Fall Line Southern Limit of Continental Glacial Ice The Coastal Plain (Physiographic Province) –Sections: North Atlantic, South Atlantic, Florida Peninsula, East Gulf Coast, –Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Everglades National Park, Atchafalaya •New England (Physiographic Province) –Battle of Lexington/Concord April 19,1775 – Minute-Man National Historical Park -1959 Physiography of any area represents the product of a host of processes that operate at or near the earth’s surface. These processes include combinations of landforms, soils, water features, vegetation, and related resources. Physiographic areas are defined by the composite patterns of landscape features. The physiographic province is the basic unite. Two or more provinces make a physiographic region and a physiographic province can be made up of two or more sections or smaller units. Physiographic Provinces of the contiguous United State are the following: 1. Coastal Plain 11. Superior Upland-Canadian Shield 2. New England 12. Great Plains 3. Piedmont 13. Rocky Mountains 4. Blue Ridge 14. Basin and Range 5. Ridge and Valley
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