Alabama is located in the southeastern United States, bordered by Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, and the Gulf of Mexico. Alabama is the 30th most extensive and the 24th most populous of the 50 United States. The state is home to several rivers, including the Alabama, Mobile, Cahaba, Coosa, and Tennessee.
Name the two major rivers that run through Alabama?
Alabama is located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida to the south, and Mississippi to the west.
Alabama is home to 22 rivers, including the Alabama River, which is the longest river in the state.
Alabama is home to the Appalachian Mountains, which are the oldest mountains in the world. These mountains are located mostly in the northeastern part of the state.
Did you know?
Alabama has the highest recorded temperature in the US at 134 degrees Fahrenheit. Alabama has the longest navigable river in the US - the Alabama River which is around 344 miles long. The highest point in Alabama is Mount Cheaha with an elevation of 2,407 feet above sea level.
What are some of the natural features that make up the geography of Alabama?
What are some of the major cities in Alabama?
What do you think is the most interesting thing about the geography of Alabama?
What do you think are some of the advantages of living in Alabama because of its geography?
Brain break: Draw a butterfly with rocket boosters on its wings flying to Neptune
What is the capital city of Alabama?
Which river forms the western border of Alabama?
- Cahaba River
- Coosa River
- Mississippi River
- Tennessee River
In pairs: Select one task
Question: Where is Alabama's highest point located?
It is the highest point in the Appalachian Mountains. It is located in the northeastern part of the state. It is in the same county as the state's largest lake.
A: Identify the county and the mountain. B: Draw a map of the area showing the mountain and lake.
What is the highest point in Alabama?
- Cheaha Mountain
- Mount Rainer
- Mount Everest
- Mount Mitchell
Which national park is located in Alabama?
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park
- Little River Canyon National Preserve
- Yosemite National Park
- Yellowstone National Park
What is the nickname of Alabama?
- The Magnolia State
- The Heart of Dixie
- The Yellowhammer State
- The Sunshine State
Work together in pairs: What is the capital of Alabama?