The Plains States

Location

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. But Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming are an exception of the vast Plains.

Place

West part of South Dakota has The Black Hills extending into Wyoming. The Black Hills is home to the tallest peaks of continental North America east of the Rockies. The Plains have a vast high plateau of semiarid grassland. The land rises from the east to west and the temperature in the summer is very hot and in the winter it is really cold flat. There's a bunch of vegetation and many rivers lasting drought. Also, there is soil erosion through some parts. Located in the west region is high rainfall, frequent sand storms, and land that is eroded by wind and ice.


Human Environment Interaction

Due to extremely cold temperature all throughout the Plains States people can't adjust to those temperatures so they need heaters. Humans can't really adapt to it but to the environment yes they can. Vegetation is really scarce but they still can get all there environmental needs through imports from other countries.

Movement

People are in touch with each other by the internet,transportation,traveling and by mail.

People/places stay connected to stay away from conflict and to stay in touch.

Regions

The regions include


  1. North Dakota
  2. South Dakota
  3. Nebraska
  4. Kansas
  5. Minnesota
  6. Iowa
  7. and Missouri

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Interdependence


Everybody relies on one another. North Dakota supply processed foods. South Dakota supplies minerals, Nebraska supplies computers and electrical equipment, Kansas supplies chemicals ,Minnesota supplies machinery , Iowa supplied mettle, Missouri supplied electronics and computers to the great plains states, if the states did not trade they would not be as close and as advanced as we are. WE ALL NEED EACH OTHER.