Rivers and wetlands. The Mississippi river is the second longest rivers in north america. It rains 2,350 miles from its source. Much of the southeast is low flat land. The southeast has a lot of of wetlands. Sponges that help control flood. Many plants and animals live. The wetlands of these Southeast you can see that the southeast has miles of coastline.The land along the coast is low flat. In some places this flatland stretches for many miles inland. The land is rich and good for farming.Find Florida on the map. Florida is a peninsula or an area of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.

As you move inland from the coast you come to gently rolling hills. These hills are called the Piedmont or foothills.