Georgia Studies: Geographic Understandings

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SS8G1

The student will describe Georgia with regard to physical features and location.
a. Locate Georgia in relation to region, nation, continent, and hemispheres. 
c. Locate and evaluate the importance of key physical features on the development of Georgia; include the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers, and barrier islands
d. Evaluate the impact of climate on Georgia’s development.
 

SS8G2

The student will explain how the Interstate Highway System, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and Georgia’s deepwater ports, and the railroads help drive the state’s economy.
a. Explain how the four transportation systems interact to provide domestic and international goods to the people of Georgia. 
b. Explain how the four transportation systems interact to provide producers and service providers in Georgia with national and international markets. 
c. Explain how the four transportation systems provide jobs for Georgians. 
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Staff, NGE. "Georgia Studies: Geographic Understandings." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 10 September 2014. Web. 23 September 2014.
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