natural regions of the worldhi,  I have to make Project on "NATURAL REGIONS OF THE WORLD".What are they?Explain. 

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litteacher8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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The natural regions of the world are formed by continents and natural land formations. There are climate differences that also affect the natural regions. Some are mostly cold, some are much more temperate. There are also those that have dramatic weather differences at different seasons.
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lrwilliams | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

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The first two posters are both correct. Most scientists when referring to natural regions are talking about regions that have similar rock structures, soils, physical features, climate, and human activities over a large area. Climate is probably the most important factor.

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Another possibility for what you are talking about is what scientists call biomes.  Biomes are different types of environments that can provide habitat for different kinds of plants and animals.  Examples are tundra,deserts, rain forests, etc.

But you really ought to ask your teacher what he/she means by this term because we don't really know in what way your teacher is using this term.

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ask996 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

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I believe what you are referring to as “natural regions of the world” are those areas that were created as the world was forming. Rivers, oceans, seas, naturally formed lakes would all be considered for this activity. Mountains, valleys, plains, and etc. are all features of “natural regions of the world” as are other natural landscapes. Examples of these in the United States would be the various mountain regions such as the Rocky Mountains, the Smoky Mountains, and etc. The United States also has the only North American rain forest in Washington state (near Olympia).

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We can divide the world into a number of major natural regions whose physical features, rock structure, soils, climate and resultant products and human activities are similar over large areas. Of all the factors affecting the natural vegetation in such regions, climate is the chief, and of the climatic factors, temperature arid rainfall is the most important. The vegetation depends not only on the total annual rainfall, but also on its relation to temperature, and on its distribution.

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I think great natural areas are the South Pole, the Brazilian Rain Forest, the volcanoes of Hawaii, and the grand Canyon, and are within Yellowstone National Park. Also, one can suggest the Nile River delta, the Sahara Desert, and areas like Greenland and Scandinavia.

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cherrybhatnagar | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Honors

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The first two posters are both correct. Most scientists when referring to natural regions are talking about regions that have similar rock structures, soils, physical features, climate, and human activities over a large area. Climate is probably the most important factor.

I think my teacher is referring to the same thing which you are saying.Can you please  explain it more and suggests some sites related to it.

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