Ecology of Maryland

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ECOLOGY OF MARYLAND, USA The Earth's crust has been undergoing complex chemical, physical, and biological reactions over more than 4 billion years now. In this relentless tardiness of geologic instance, the convection of the Earth's mantle gave form to the planet (Cronon, 1993). The Middle Atlantic region of North American was shaped by the tectonic plate movements and climatic changes shaping the ancient oceans into lands. Water streams gave form to hills and deep valleys and rainwater broke big rocks into fine soil. It is interesting to note that while all this was taking place, Maryland's mountains were comparable to the size of the Himalayas (Flannery, 2001). Their rock gradually created the mountain that we see in Maryland in the present day. Eventually, Maryland's rock layer turned into fertile soils, mineral deposits, and composite water elements. The political boundaries of the State of Maryland enclose an ecologically assorted land. Its river systems nosh the Chesapeake Bay, the Delaware River, and the Ohio River. Throughout the state, altitudes ascend from the coast to more than 3,000 feet at Backbone Mountain in Garrett County (Krech, 1999). Granite bedrock projects from the plane of western Maryland, at the same time as a block of unconsolidated residues cover this rocky bottom to a profundity of 8,000 feet at the Atlantic shoreline (Flannery, 2001). Maryland's flora is likewise capricious, being a creation of the assorted soils, weather and water. The
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