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Great Plains:
The Great Plains of North America slope east from the Rockies and extend to the edge of the Canadian Shield and the western edges of the Appalachians. The land is generally smooth with large treeless areas and shallow river valleys. Minor hills and mountains are found in the Ozark Plateau of Missouri, and in the Boston Mountains and Ouachita Mountains of northwestern Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. Sandhills and buttes cover parts of the north central U.S. in Nebraska.

Rivers: Major rivers of North America

Rocky Mountains:
The Rocky Mountains, about 3,000 miles in length, extend from the U.S State of New Mexico up through the western United States and on into the northernmost reaches of Canada's British Columbia. Major mountain ranges include...
  • Absaroka
  • Bear River
  • Beaverhead
  • Big Belt
  • Big Horn
  • Bitterroots
  • Canadian
  • Clearwater
  • Columbia
  • Front
  • Guadalupe
  • Laramie
  • Lemhi
  • Lewis
  • Lost River
  • Medicine Bow
  • Monashee
  • Owyhee
  • Purcell
  • Sacramento
  • Salmon River
  • San Andres
  • Sangre de Cristo
  • Sawatch
  • Shoshone
  • Steens
  • Stillwater
  • Swan
  • Tetons
  • Unita
  • Wallowa
  • Wasatch
  • Wind River
  • Wyoming
  • Zuni

The highest point in the Rockies is Mt. Elbert, located 10 miles southwest of Leadville, Colorado. It stands at 14,433 ft (4,399 meters).
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