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Landscapes. Use page 2- Generalized Landscape Regions of New York State. Use page 3- Generalized Bedrock Geology of New York State. Climate. How old are the oldest rocks in New York State? (Hint: Oldest Rocks are at the bottom of the bedrock map key; younger as you move up!.
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LandscapesUse page 2- Generalized Landscape Regions of New York StateUse page 3- Generalized Bedrock Geology of New York StateClimateHow old are the oldest rocks in New York State?(Hint: Oldest Rocks are at the bottom of the bedrock map key; younger as you move up!Middle Proterozoic2. In what landscape region are they located?3. In what landscape region do you live?Atlantic Coastal Plain4. Where is the HEAD of the Hudson River located?5. Where is the Mouth of the Hudson River located?HEAD (start)MOUTH (end)43˚ 10’ N79˚ WErie-Ontario Lowlands43˚ 10’ NErie-Ontario Lowlands77˚ 40’ WAdirondack Mountains44˚ 5’ N73˚ 55’ WSt. Lawrence Lowlands74˚ 55’ W44˚ 55’ NAllegheny Plateau42˚ 25’ N76˚ 30’ W7. Other than the Hudson, name two rivers that flow in NY:1. Delaware River2. Susquehanna, 3. Niagara,4. Mohawk,5. Genesee6. St. Lawrence River8. Based on the landscape ( and therefore elevation), which direction is the Genesee River flowing?Northor South9. The FINGER LAKES were created after glacial ice melted as it retreated and was contained in narrow valleys. These lakes are dammed by natural sediment deposits located at the downhill end of the lakes. Which direction would you find these dam deposits?North10. Based on the Bedrock map, what rock TYPE (not name) is the most abundant in NY?SedimentaryIgneousMetamorphic11. Do you think that this is true for most of the world? Explain why or why not?Granite makes up most of the continental rocksSedimentary rocks found as a veneer covering due to Weathering & ErosionHigh Elevation: REDMiddle Elevation: YellowLow Elevation: Green
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