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Topics: Bergen County, New Jersey, New Jersey, Precipitation Pages: 2 (409 words) Published: April 14, 2014
Geography
In New Jersey there are a lot of landforms. New Jersey land rank is 46.They have 7,417 square miles of land. The four major land regions are; The Appalachian Ridge, New England Upland, The Piedmont, and last but not least, The Atlantic Coastal Plains. The Appalachian Ridge contains the lesser mountains of the Great Appalachian mountain chain. The New England Uplands are called highlands and it holds many beautiful lakes. Piedmont is where the largest cities are located. The Atlantic Coastal Plains has a fair level region and it covers two-thirds of the state.

In New Jersey they have lot of lakes. Their rank is 27. They have 1,304 square miles of water. In New England Uplands their are sparkling lakes. Those lakes were made by glaciers that crawled over the land about 10,000 to 20,000 years ago. The largest river there is Lake Hopatcong (it is 6 miles long and 2 miles wide.) The name has a beautiful meaning; it means "honey water from many coves." Their longest river is Raritan River (it is 75 miles long.) Pine Barren is always moist because underneath is 7 trillion gallons of fresh water.

 

 

Climate
The Average temperature in January is 32°F. The average temperature in July is 75°F. Jersey is in a Moist Continental Climate Zone. That means the state has extreme temperature and the winter was very cold. In each year there is a tropical storm in the southern Atlantic. When the storm hit 74 miles per hour and that is classified as a hurricane. There is rarely full-scale hurricane in New Jersey. The last one was on September 16, 1903 and it smashed right across Brigantine Island. The highest temperature in New Jersey is 110°F at Runyon on July 10, 1936. The lowest is -34°F at River Vale on January 5, 1904. In the winter Northern New Jersey gets about 50 inches of snow and the southern only gets 13 inches of snow. In the summer it is warm and humid, but it is much better near an ocean breezes. New Jersey their...
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