State of Arizona – maturitní otázka z angličtiny

 

Otázka: State of Arizona

Jazyk: Angličtina

Přidal(a): Lenka Klímová

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

-is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.

-is the sixth largest and the 15th most populous of the 50 states.

Capital and largest city is Phoenix.

Next big city are Tucson, Mesa and Glendale.

It has borders with New Mexico, Mexico, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado.

-is noted for its desert climate in its southern half, with very hot summers and mild winters.

About one-quarter of the state is made up of Indian Reservations that serve as the home of a number of Native American tribes.

Highest mountain is Humphreys Peak: 3 851 m.

-has deserts (plant –cactus ->saguaro cactus flower).

-has pine forests (Colorado Plateau).

 

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon is the most famous and largest canyon in the world.

It was created by the Colorado River in northern Arizona.

One of the first national parks in the USA – T. Roosevelt founded it.

Colorado River it created millions of years.

It is 446 km long and 500 m wide by 24 kilometers.

Every year it is visited by around 5 million tourists.

The most beautiful is when the sun goes down.

 

Monument Valley

The area is part of the Colorado Plateau.

It is cluster of vast sandstone buttes.

The highest is 300m.

It is romantic place.

On this place are shooting more western movie.

It is in the Indian reserve.

It is necessary to pay an entrance fee.

 

Four Corners States

It is the only location in the United States where four states meet.

There stands a building called the Four Corners Monument.

The Four Corners is a region of the United States consisting of the southwestern corner of Colorado, northwestern corner of New Mexico, northeastern corner of Arizona, and southeastern corner of Utah.

On the ground indicates the position of each state.

People are located in four states simultaneously.

It is necessary to pay an entrance fee.

 

Meteor Crater   

It lies east of Flagstaff in the desert Painted Desert.

The crater has a diameter of about 1200 meters and wide flat bowl shape.

 

Sonoran desert

Desert covers a large part of the US states of Arizona and California and the northwest region of Mexico.

It is one of the largest and hottest deserts in North America with an area of approximately 311,000 km².

In the desert of Sonora with 60 species of mammals and 350 species of birds and 20 species of amphibians, more than 100 species of reptiles, 30 species of fish, over 1000 species of bees and grows there are more than 2000 species of plants.

Sonora is the main place in the world where the wild cactus Saguaro grows (People make jam or wine of it).






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