Massachusetts is divided into six different regions based on geography and topography. The coastal lowland, Connecticut Valley, eastern New England upland, Berkshire Valley and Taconic Mountains possess distinct land formations. Along with numerous lakes, rivers and mountains, the Cape Cod National Shoreline and the Appalachian Mountains are the most prominent landforms in the state of Massachusetts.Know More
The coastal lowland of Massachusetts extends from the east at the Atlantic Ocean. The coastline and jagged offshore islands of Massachusetts are remnants of the last ice age. The coastline features a mixture of bays, beaches, islands and inlets. This area includes Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and the Elizabeth Islands. The coastal lowland comprises swamps, lakes, ponds, shallow rivers and rounded hills.
The western portion of Massachusetts is mostly rural and hilly. This region is an extension of the Green Mountains of Vermont and includes the state’s highest peak. At 3,491 feet, Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts. It is located in the northern Berkshires of western Massachusetts, approximately 3 hours west of Boston. Other mountain peaks in Massachusetts include Saddle Back, Mount Everett, Tekoa Mountain, Mount Frissell, Monument Mountain and Mount Williams.
Massachusetts has over 4,000 miles of rivers and over 1,000 small lakes and ponds. All rivers in the state, including the Charles, Hoosic, Connecticut, Rowley, Blackwater and Merrimack, flow into the Atlantic Ocean.Learn more about The Northeast
The major physical features in Delaware are the Piedmont Plateau and the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Other features include rivers such as Leipsic, St. Jones and Mispillon, as well as forests.Full Answer >
Major industries in Afghanistan include the production of bricks, textiles, food items, handwoven rugs, coal and copper. Approximately 21.8 percent of Afghanistan's economy is based in industry, and approximately 24.6 percent of the country's economy is based in agriculture and livestock, primarily wheat, fruit, wool and mutton, as of 2015. The rest of the economy is service-based.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the main exports of Iran are oil, natural gas, chemicals, fruits, plastics, metals and ceramic products. The main imports are non-electrical machinery, iron, steel, chemicals and related products, transport vehicles, electrical machinery, tools and appliances. Iran’s main exports partners are: China, Japan, Turkey, Italy and South Korea. Iran's main imports partners are the United Arab Emirates, China, South Korea, Germany and Turkey.Full Answer >
Some landforms in Maine include major mountains, lake and rivers, such as the Appalachian Mountains, Longfellow Mountains, Mahoosuc Range, Western Maine Mountains, Katahdin's Baxter Peak, Hamlin Peak, Moosehead Lake, Kennebec River and Penobscot River. Maine contains more than 2,500 glacial lakes and dozens of islands.Full Answer >