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A Ri Zona Powerpoint

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A Ri Zona Powerpoint

  1. 1. ARiZONA Alexandra Salazar
  2. 3. MAjOR RiVERS <ul><li>Colorado River </li></ul><ul><li>Little Colorado River </li></ul><ul><li>Gila River </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Williams River </li></ul>
  3. 4. MAjOR lAkES <ul><li>Lake Mead </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Havasu </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Mohave </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt Lake </li></ul><ul><li>San Carlos Lake </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Powell </li></ul>
  4. 5. HiGHESt POiNt <ul><li>Humphreys Peak </li></ul><ul><li>12,633 feet (3,581 m) above sea level </li></ul>
  5. 6. CliMAtE <ul><li>January- In winter, southern Arizona has a mild climate. Mountain areas of central and northern Arizona are colder. </li></ul><ul><li>July- In summer, Arizona's southern deserts have extremely hot, dry weather. </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly Precipitation Little rain falls in desert areas. The mountains receive much heavier rainfall. Snow in some mountain areas. </li></ul>
  6. 7. ARiZONA’S CUltURE
  7. 8. fACtS <ul><li>Origin of the Name Arizona – The word Arizona’s origin is uncertain but is said to be either from the Aztec Indians, the Tohono O’odham Indians, or the Pima Indians. </li></ul><ul><li>Area - 114,006 square miles [Arizona is the 6 TH biggest state in the USA] </li></ul><ul><li>Population – 5,130,632 (as of 2000) [Arizona is the 20th most populous state in the USA] </li></ul><ul><li>Major Industries - mining (copper, molybdenum, gold, and silver), manufacturing, and tourism </li></ul>
  8. 9. REfERENCES <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>