Vocabulary Unit 1
One of 3 regions in North Carolina. The area that is next to the Atlantic Ocean.
One of the 3 regions of North Carolina. The region that is in the middle of both the Appalachian Mountains and the Coastal Plain.
Area that people lived that was furtherest away from the land near the coast (often the furthest away from towns)
The most famous of the Barrier Islands. The Outer Banks extends along the northern half of the state coastline.
Small islands at the Outer Banks that consist of a long ridge of sand spread along the ocean floor. Most of the barrier islands are less than two miles long.
Bodies of water where fresh water from rivers mix with salt water from the ocean.
One of the 5 themes of geography. Describes what a place is like: its culture, climate, natural resources, etc.
One of the 5 themes of geography. Movement of people, goods, ideas.