Some facts about the Northeast region of the United States are that it is made up of 11 states, six of its states are collectively called the "New England States," and its climate varies by season. Also, Washington, D.C. is considered part of the region.
The nine states the U.S. Census Bureau designates as the Northeast region are Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. The states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and...
The American Southwest region consists of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma, which have for the most part semi-arid and arid climates. Despite the similar weather throughout the region, the geographical features vary from mountains and plateaus to deserts and cany...
The Southeast United States has a unique backdrop and history. Some of the neighborhoods there are some of the oldest in the country. Additionally, the geography of the area includes the longest river in North America and a huge subtropical wilderness area. The Southeas...
Some landmarks in the northeastern region of the United States include New York's Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge and Times Square; Pennsylvania's Liberty Bell and Independence Hall; and Massachusetts' Freedom Trail. Other prominent structures ...
One third of the world's population lives on the coast, which covers just 4% of the world’s surface. This land is constantly being reshaped by wind and waves. Coastal forests protect inland areas from storm surges and prevent silt from clogging waterways.
Prominent landforms in the Northeast region of the United States include the Appalachian Mountains and three smaller mountain chains. These mountain chains include the Adirondack Mountains, White Mountains and the Green Mountains.