Introduction to Geology
Geology is the study of the Earth and the ways in which people use it. This field encompasses mountains, valleys, rivers, deserts, oceans, and the people who live on and interact with them
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Slide2It is the study of the Earth and the wayspeople use it. It includes: mountains valleys rivers deserts oceans people
Slide3They are the natural shapes on the Earth’ssurface. plateaus hills plains canyons
Slide4The highest peak in New York State Located in the Adirondack Mountains
Slide5They are massive sheets of ice. Glaciers covered NY during the Ice Age. They caused changes to the land by rounding off the tops of hills and carving deep valleys.
Slide6It is the first New York State park. It isshared with Canada.
Slide7Look like fingers There are gorges located near them. A gorge is a valley with steep, rocky sides.
Slide8one of the biggest parks in the nation located in he northeast part of the state thick forests home to many animals – beavers, porcupines, bobcats, moose, bears
Slide9begins in the Adirondack Mountains and flows to the Atlantic Ocean tributaries –streams or rivers that flow into a larger river estuary – an arm of the sea
Slide10The eastern tip of Long Island Sandy beaches Montauk Point Lighthouse
Slide11Half of the earth Eastern and Western Hemispheres Northern and Southern Hemispheres New York State is located in the Northern Hemisphere. It is located in the Western Hemisphere.
Slide12Largest land areas on Earth Asia Africa North America Antarctica South America Europe Australia
Slide13An area with features that make it different from other areas Southwest –canyons and deserts West – high mountain ranges Midwest – grassy plains Southeast – the Everglades Northeast – Cape Cod and places by the coast
Slide14based on physical features like the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountain region human features – something built by people like cities –the New York City and Long Island region culture – a group of people’s way of life – a farming region