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United States of America
Geographical Position The USA territory consists of 3 separate parts - The United States - Alaska - Hawaii The US border on Canada and Mexico The US washed by Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
Nature The US is mostly situated in the temperate and subtropical zones. Alaska lies in the sub-arctic and arctic zones. The southern part of Florida and Hawaii are situated in the tropical zone.
Coasts The coastline length of the US proper is 22, 860 km. The Atlantic coast is mostly lowland greatly indented. The Pacific coast is mountainous, in the northern part cut by numerous fiords.
Climate The northern part of the Pacific coast enjoys a moderate climate of temperate zones with a cool summer and a rather warm winter The southern part of the pacific coast has a Mediterranean climate: a hot, cloudless and dry summer and a cool and rain winter The climate on the Atlantic coast is continentalmarine with cool summer and rather warm winters
Inland Waters Mississippi Missouri Ohio Hudson Columbia River Colorado River Great Lakes (Великие озера): Lake Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario The Niagara Falls (Ниагарский водопад)