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Maryland, United States

by WCC on March 8, 2012

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The Maryland State is one of the eastern United States Of America. Regions, Capital Region – counties of Frederick,, Montgomery and Prince George, Central Maryland – including Baltimore and Annapolis, Eastern Shore – include the beach resort of Ocean City, Southern Maryland – the counties of Calvert, Charles and St. Mary, Western Maryland – Allegany County, Garrett and Washington. The cities in Maryland are Annapolis, the state capital, Baltimore, Towson, Frederick, Salisbury, Gaithersburg, Bowie.

maryland Maryland, United States


The largest and most well-known geographical feature of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the world. At the same time it was called the basket of the protein in the world because it produced so much seafood in the form of fish and shellfish, in particular its most famous product, blue crabs. Today the bay is a poster child for what happens from overfishing and pollution, but the son of Maryland that the country in many progressive “Save the Bay” program to save wetlands, and stop the flow of pollutants over 12 million people living in its watershed from Pennsylvania to Virginia. Chesapeake Bay is a magnet for sailing and sports activities.

The condition is linked to south by the Potomac River, which provides opportunities for canoeing, and bicycling along the Chesapeake and drag out of use of the Ohio Canal, leading from Washington (DC) in Cumberland. Western part of the state is much more mountainous than the low-lands against Eastern, and offers the hike along the Appalachian Trail, whitewater recreation in the Youghiogheny River, and historical sites such as the battlefield of Antietam, where the events of single bloodiest day in American history unveiled. Ocean City offers an economy that caters to the seasonal influx of huge beachgoers. She has an odd charm in the winter, with hotels expected, deserted beaches and empty restaurants.

maryland chesapeake bay Maryland, United States

maryland chesapeake bay

The state crosses many different geographic areas, low, sandy barrier islands of the Atlantic coast in fertile land in against-low basin of Chesapeake, who get up in the hills of Piedmont, and subsequently ground rugged Appalachian Mountains. Maryland has been called “America in Minature” because of the large difference may experience a landscape in such a small area.

maryland ocean city sunset Maryland, United States

maryland ocean city sunset

maryland lighthouse Maryland, United States

maryland lighthouse

Climate change in Maryland as its topography. Atlantic coastal plain of lower altitude, which surrounds the Chesapeake Bay and includes the major cities Baltimore , Annapolis , and Salisbury has a mild subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and cool winters with very little snow. As one of the compartment and away the highest in altitude, the climate becomes more continental with warmer summers and colder winters. In the mountains of western summers are cool and winters can be very cold with heavy snow. The mountains protect the eastern half of Maryland against much of the harsh winter weather experienced in the Great Lakes region.

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