Презентация подготовлена учителем английского языка МКОУ «СОШ№15» п.Рефтинский Авдеевой Татьяной Викторовной States of the United States of America
Kansas Kansas - state in the central United States, one of the Midwestern states. Population - 2.688 million people (2000). Kansas is bordered to the east with the state of Missouri, in the west - Colorado, in the north - with the state of Nebraska, in the south - with the state of Oklahoma. State nickname: "Podsolnuhovy state". Flag of Kansas
Places of interests of Kansas.Street Library Street Library in Kansas: The facade of the library is very interesting: he is designed as a bookshelf with 24 books. Its present appearance of the city library acquired in 2004 and it cost $ 50 million. Library not only acquired a new appearance, but also expanded the range of services, it appeared the conference room, screening room, a cafe. Kansas city public library combines conventional library, modern technology and education center and an entirely justified, it is considered the pride of the city and one of the main places of interests of Kansas.
Fairfax Bridge Fairfax Bridge - famous bridge over the Missouri River, which connects the conurbation cities of Kansas City (Kan.) and Kansas City (Missouri).
Arkansas Arkansas - state of the Southern United States, belongs to the state of South-West Centre. The population of 2.673 million people (2000). The capital and largest city - Little Rock. Official nickname - "Natural State". Flag of Arkansas
Places of interests of Arkansas.Diamond Crater Diamond Crater: He is the only one in the world where people can search for diamonds in it - is a type of tourist entertainment. 37.5 acres of arable land plowed volcanic tubes available to visitors to search for diamonds. The first diamond was found in 1906, farmer John Huddleston. On the territory of the campground has electricity, bath, toilet and even the laundry room. Simple enough equipment for the production of can bring, you can buy at a local store or rent for $ 2-3.
Museum of American Art In this museum you can see the impressive collection of American art objects from the era of colonization to the present day: John Singleton Copley’s paintings, landscapes and portraits by Thomas Moran, Thomas Ikensa, John Singer Sergeant, sculpture Mark di Sovereign and installation by Jenny Holzer. The museum consists of 5 galleries: Colonial, Contemporary, a gallery of the 19th century, the Modern and a gallery of works announced.
Iowa Iowa - The 29th U.S. state in the Midwestern states in the group of North-West Centre. The staff is located in the area between the major rivers - the Mississippi and Missouri. It is bordered by Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin. State Nickname: "Hawkeye State“. Flag of Iowa
Places of interests of Iowa.Amusement Park Amusement Park: This park owned by a family. Amusement Park opened in late 1974 despite the abundance of tornadoes in the area. The founder of the park Jack Krantz died in January 2006. On its territory there are more than 100 attractions and venues for the show are four roller coasters and four water rides.
Iowa State Capitol At the Capitol meets the Iowa General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate of the State of Iowa. It also is an office of the governor of Iowa. The current Capitol building was built in the years 1871-1886 by architects John Cochrane and Alfred Pikenara.
Idaho Idaho - U.S. state in the Pacific Northwest in a group of mountain states. The main branches of the state's economy are agriculture, in large part represented by the cultivation of potatoes, mining, scientific and technical sector. Sate of Idaho also was July 3, 1890,the 43rd in a row. Due to the abundance of natural resources, the nickname of Idaho - “State-gem” Currently, the state is one of the most "Republican" in the country. Flag of Idaho
Places of interests of Idaho.Sun Valley Very popular with tourists and skiing first winter resort in Sun Valley in state of Idaho. Here, in ”Sun Valley” in autumn 1936 was established the world's first chairlift for skiers. In the "Sun Valley" rested stars such as Clark Gable, Errol Flynn, Marilyn Monroe and many others. The resort is constantly developing, built new facilities and upgraded old ones. Today "Sun Valley" - a very popular modern ski resort.
Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park - International Biosphere Reserve, the world's first national park, grounds March 1, 1872. The park is famous for the numerous geysers and other geothermal sites, rich in wildlife, spectacular landscapes. The area of the park - 898.3 thousand hectares. The park grows about two thousand species of plants, there are several hundred species of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish, including endangered. Most of the territory covered by forest, lower - the steppe. There are numerous opportunities for recreation.
Wyoming Wyoming - High altitude in the western U.S. state of belonging to the group of so-called Mountain states. The capital and largest city -Cheyenne. About 16% of the state is covered by forest, including valuable species of trees are found stranded softwood pine, Douglas and poplar. Official nickname - "The state of equality." The official motto - "Equal Rights". Flag of Wyoming
Places of interests of Wyoming. Tower of the Devil It has long been regarded as the devil tower of strength and a place of worship. It is amazing the correct form, and it seems that is composed of separate stone pillars. In fact, the rock, though an unusual shape, but is understandable origin. This is the result of a volcanic eruption, which was about 200 million years ago. Only the top two men subdued: in the 19th century it was able to climb a local resident, and in 1938 they succeeded J. Dyurransu. Devil's Tower is inaccessible for climbers.
Grand Teton National Park National Park, USA. The park is named in honor of the Grand Teton Mountains, the highest mountain in Teton mountain range, altitude 4197m. For a relatively small area in the summer offers almost all kinds of outdoor activities: rafting, trekking, fishing, rock climbing, bike trails, horseback riding. In the winter ski resort operates Jackson Hole, one of the favorite resorts of the Americans. You can just take a ride on a good road and enjoy the magnificent mountain scenery...
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