The southeast region of the United States is unique, among other areas, in its history, being home to some of the nation's oldest communities; and in its geography, featuring the continent's longest river and largest subtropical wilderness area. Twelve states make up the region, and each one contributes to the region's distinctive nature.
Some definitions of the southeast region include only seven states: Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina. However, others include Louisiana, Arkansas, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia. The following facts include those from all 12 states in the region.
Major products in Texas are agricultural crops, including livestock such as beef cattle, calves and young broiler chickens; cotton, greenhouse and nursery products also rank at the top in terms of amount of revenue generated. Chicken eggs, hogs, turkeys, lamb, sheep and dairy products are vitality important to Texas' economy.Full Answer >
Major landforms in Kentucky include the Appalachian Plateau, the Interior Low Plateaus and the Coastal Plain. The Appalachian Plateau is also known as the Cumberland Plateau and is located in the east of Kentucky.Full Answer >
Fort Knox is located between Louisville and Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The base was established in 1918, near the site of fortifications that were built during the Civil War. Since 1937, Fort Knox has served as the site for the U.S. Treasury's gold bullion depository.Full Answer >
According to WorldAtlas, the major landforms in the Southeast region of the United States are the Everglades, Great Smoky Mountains, Lake Okeechobee and the Mississippi River Delta. The Appalachian Mountains are also considered a major landform of the Southeast United States, but only the southern tip, which includes the Great Smoky Mountains.Full Answer >