Limestone and coal are some of Tennessee's main natural resources. Zinc, clay and phosphate rock are also major resources within the state.
Tennessee is also known for its abundance of fertile farmland. Roughly half the state is covered with farmland and the state is rich in beef production. The most common crop found in the area is tobacco. Soybeans, cotton and hay are also produced throughout the state. Water systems, petroleum and natural gas also contribute to the state's large amount of natural resources. Processed food manufacturing is one of Tennessee's major economical resources as it aids in the production of beer and soft drinks.Learn More
The Southwest region contains soils, natural water sources, Class I and II quality air, and geological formations. The area also contains an abundance of wildlife. The resources are monitored and protected.Full Answer >
South Carolina has a bounty of natural resources. These include agricultural crops such as cotton, corn, fruits, vegetables and soybeans, as well as seafood from the state's abundant water sources such as striped bass, catfish, crawfish, shrimp, clams and oysters. Timber is South Carolina's largest cash crop, and forty-four of South Carolina's 46 counties have active mining operations that yield 13 different minerals.Full Answer >
Alabama's natural resources include timber, water, wildlife and soil. The natural resources of the state provide a way of life for its citizens, and much to see for tourists.Full Answer >
Oklahoma's natural resources include petroleum, natural gas, iodine, fertile soil, livestock, coal, limestone, sand and gravel. All of these natural resources offer many employment opportunities in various areas, including agriculture, mining and manufacturing. Many of these natural resources are shipped to other states, but many are used in Oklahoma as well.Full Answer >