Презентация на тему: The Geography of the USA

The Geography of the USA Plan: The Map of the USA The Flag Colors Symbols: Great Seal, National Arms The Relief: Mount McKinley (6,194m) The Relief: The Great Plains (west of the Mississippi and east of the Rockies) The Rocky Mountains The Colorado Plateau The Intermountain Plateau Alaska Hawaii Climate The Temperatures Natural Recourses
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Первый слайд презентации: The Geography of the USA

Lecture 4

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Слайд 2: Plan:

General Characteristics and symbols The Relief of the Country Climate Natural Recourses National Parks

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Слайд 3: The Map of the USA

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Слайд 4: The Flag

Old Glory Stars and Stripes Star-Spangled Banner 13 horizontal lines (original colonies) 50 stars (states)

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Слайд 5: Colors

Red – hardiness (выносливость) and valor ( доблесть ) White – purity ( чистота ) and innocence ( невинность ) Blue vigilance ( бдительность ) and perseverance ( упорство ), and justice

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Слайд 6: Symbols: Great Seal, National Arms

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Слайд 7: The Relief:

Vegetation and grasslands (east) Prairies, forests, and the Rockies (west) Deserts (southwest)

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Слайд 8: Mount McKinley (6,194m)

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Слайд 9: The Relief:

The Appalachian mountains separate the eastern seaboard from the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Basin. 5 Great Lakes (the north central part) form the border with Canada The Southwest – subtropical forests and mangrove forests The Mississippi Basin, The Ohio and The Tennessee Rivers – to the west of the Appalachians

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Слайд 10: The Great Plains (west of the Mississippi and east of the Rockies)

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Слайд 11: The Rocky Mountains

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Слайд 12: The Colorado Plateau

Grand Canyon, Arches, Bryce Canyon

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Слайд 13: The Intermountain Plateau

The Cascade Range, the Sierra Nevada, Mount Whitney (4,421m)

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Слайд 14: Alaska

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Слайд 15: Hawaii

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Слайд 16: Climate

“General” – temperate ( умеренный ) Florida and Hawaii – tropical Alaska – arctic The Great Basin – arid ( засушливый ) The Great Plains – semi-arid ( полузасушливый )

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Слайд 17: The Temperatures

57 C (California’s Death Valley) -62 C (Alaska)

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Последний слайд презентации: The Geography of the USA: Natural Recourses

Petroleum (2 nd after Saudi Arabia) Natural gas (2 nd after Russia) Coal (2 nd after China) Clay, copper, gold, granite, iron, ore, limestone, salt, sand, zinc, timber.

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