NC History Ch. 1 Study Guide

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Created Dec 2, 2009
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1
From east to west NC covers about ___ miles
 
600
2
NC is just about the same size as ___.
 
England
3
What are the 3 regions of NC?
 
Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Mountains
4
"Graveyard of the Atlantic"
 
Tidewater
5
This region contains the state's military bases.
 
Coastal Plain
6
3 capes
 
Cape Fear, Cape Lookout, Cape Hatteras
7
sandy soil has made this area the state’s prime agricultural region
 
inner coastal plain
8
sandhills area, noted for its golf courses
 
inner coastal plain
9
Center of manufacturing region for the state
 
piedmont
10
major universities
 
Duke, UNC Chapel Hill, NCSU
11
contains rolling hills, hardwood forests, mineral deposits, and swift-flowing streams
 
piedmont
12
last area of the state to be settled & Mining is an important activity
 
mountains
13
Main Inlets
 
1) Oregon 2) Hatteras 3) Ocracoke
14
5 major sounds
 
 1) Currituck 2) Albermarle 3) Pamlico 4) Core 5) Bogue Pamlico/ Albermarle are the...
15
___ is the only river that flows into the Atlantic
 
cape fear
16
All the natural lakes are located in the ___ region
 
coastal plain
17
NC’s climate is ___, which  produces distinct changes in the seasons and supports...
 
 humid subtropical
18
3 types of windstorms
 
 1) hurricanes 2) tornadoes 3) thunderstorms
19
___ are most common
 
Thunderstorms 
20
A storm becomes a hurricane when the winds reach more than ___ mph.
 
74
21
Hurricane season runs from ___
 
June to October
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___ have resulted in a wide range of crops/ trees in our state
 
fertile soil, subtropical climate, abundant rainfall, mild temperatures


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