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Natural resources of the Tennessee valley region in Alabama

Roland M. Harper

Natural resources of the Tennessee valley region in Alabama

by Roland M. Harper

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Published by Geological Survey of Alabama in University, Ala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • Alabama.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural resources -- Alabama.,
    • Forests and forestry -- Alabama.,
    • Physical geography -- Alabama.,
    • Alabama -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Roland M. Harper.
      SeriesAlabama. [State Geologist] Special report 17
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.A4 H28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p.
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL254018M
      LC Control Numbergs 42000166
      OCLC/WorldCa2281520

      “Drainage Is Destiny” outlines the concepts of “region” and “regionalism,” which are constant threads throughout the book. Several chapters explore the natural wonders of the Muscle Shoals, and the way the region enchanted settlers and of speculators, politicians, and assorted rascals in the early s. Alabama covers approximat square miles, ranking it 30th among the 50 states. Approximat square miles of Alabama are land areas. Approximately 1, square miles of Alabama are covered by water. Approximately 53 miles. The highest point in Alabama is Cheaha Mountain, at 2, feet above sea level. The name is from the Creek.

      Tennessee's highest point, Clingman's Dome, at 6, feet above see level, is found in the Great Smoky Mountains. Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region: Stretching west from the Blue Ridge for approximately 55 miles is the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region. This area of Tennessee is covered by fertile valleys separated by wooded ridges. A region is an area of land that has common features. A region can be defined by natural or artificial features. Language, government, or religion can define a region, as can forests, wildlife, or climate. Regions, large or small, are the basic units of Middle East is considered a political, environmental, and religious region that includes parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe.

      Hike into history along the Marble Mine trail at James H. “Sloppy” Floyd State Park and immerse yourself in tranquility and the gorgeous setting of one of Georgia’s best kept secrets while hiking, fishing, and boating in the state’s geologically significant Ridge and Valley region. Welcome to Department Of Natural Resources Division. D.I.R.T. Events. Rewards Program. Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Park Guide. The Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Park Guide is a handy resource for planning a spring break, summer vacation or family reunion. The free booklet is filled with tips on the best hiking trails, fishing.


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