Physical Map of Alabama
Alabama is the 30th most extensive state in the US. Covering an area of 52,419 square miles, Alabama shares its borders with the US states of Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. Located to the south is the Gulf of Mexico. The northern part of the state is mountainous while rolling grassland plains comprise the central, west, and southwestern parts of the state.
There are five physiographic sections in Alabama. Of these, three are located in the Appalachian Highlands region. These are the Piedmont Upland section, Tennessee Valley and Ridge section, and finally the Cumberland. The other two sections located in the state are the Highland Rim section and the East Gulf Coastal Plain section. The state is also known for its numerous caves, of which Fern Cave is the most important one. Some other prominent caves to be found in Alabama are Kennamer Cave, Anderson Cave, and Tumbling Rock Cave to name a few.
|Description: Physical map of Alabama shows elevations, plateaus, rivers, lakes, mountain peaks, plains and other topographic features.||Disclaimer|
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