The Beautiful Coastal Plains
Come see the beautiful attractions and economic activity of the Coastal Plains!
By: Luke Stinson and Brian Williams.
The Coastal Plains are the largest of the 5 regions, in area, of Georgia. This region was once said to be underwater; this is why there is mostly farmland in this region. The Coastal Plains's soil is made mostly of white, dry sand. The Atlantic Ocean is one great geographic feature of this region. The weather is temperate here, with hot, sunny summers to cool mild winters. It is a great place to stay in the winter! The Coastal Plains truly have some effective/attractive geographical features.
This region is known for large shipping industries as well as agricultural business. This hands big money to Georgia's growth and economy. In the agricultural business, the following crops are grown here: Peaches, peanuts, cotton, and onions. All of these goods are shipped out to sell, which makes big money for the economy. The shipping business creates lots of job opportunities for people. The goods coming in are shipped all over the country. If you are looking for a job, come right down to the Coastal Plains for an opportunity!
Savannah, Georgia is the oldest city in the United States and was also established in 1733. Savannah is a strategic port city during the Civil War and the American Revolution. Today Savannah is an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. It is Georgia's fifth largest city and third largest metropolitan area. Each year Savannah attracts millions of visitors, who enjoy the city for it's architecture and historic buildings. Brunswick, Georgia is also a large city in the state of Georgia
The coastal plain physical features include the Okefenokee Swamp and the Barrier Islands. The Okefenokee Swamp is the largest swamp in North America and also covers more than 700 square miles and is located at the southeastern corner of Georgia. More than 400 species of vertebrates, including more than 200 varieties of birds and more than 60 kinds of reptiles. The Barrier Islands are on the east coast of Georgia and are mainly kept in case of a hurricane so it can protect the main land getting severely damaged. The Barrier Island names are, St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island, And Jekyll Island.