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Illinois: Geography and Landforms

Learn about Illinois regions, its geography, landforms, and resources. Find out about the geological highest and lowest points of the state. Sites include relief maps, print-outs, photographs, and lesson plans. There are links to eThemes Resources on Illinois state facts and state flag, and the geography of the Midwest region of the United States.


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This site gives in-depth information about the geography of Illinois. Included are maps, time-lapse photography, and clickable links to the regions and landforms of the state. Other links introduce historic and economic information. NOTE: The site contains a guestbook.
Follow the "Land and Resources" link to learn more about physical geography, rivers and lakes, climate, plants and animals, and mineral resources of Illinois.
This page lists various maps of Illinois.
This site provides different geographical maps of Illinois such as a river map, county map, and elevation map. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to external website.
This website provides up-todate weather conditions in Illinois.
This travel/map activity helps students to learn about the state of Illinois. Includes links to printable worksheets and maps. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn facts about Illinois geography. Includes printable maps. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Learn more about different types of tallgrass prairies in Illinois.
Learn the history, state symbols, statistics, fun facts and trivia about the state of Illinois. Explore state maps and trace the borders. Includes games, quizzes, and lesson plans. There is a link to eThemes resources on state flag.
Find out the meaning of the symbols and colors on the Illinois state flag. Learn the history of its adoption and design. Includes photographs and coloring pages. There is a link to eThemes Resources on Illinois state facts.
These sites focus on the states in the Midwest. Learn more about the history, land, economy, industries, and animals of this region. Includes many photographs plus statistics that can be graphed. The following states are included: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. Also has links to eThemes Resources on the West, South and Northeast.

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