Land Cover of the North Atlantic Coast
The North Atlantic Coast Region’s interior includes vast forestlands
north of the St. Lawrence River Valley, with barren lands, wetlands, and
both mixed and evergreen forests. Farmlands dominate the St. Lawrence
River Valley, with more limited concentrations in smaller river valleys
and in a few coastal areas.
The pattern continues in the Maritime
Provinces and in Maine. Within the U.S., this is overwhelmingly a land of
deciduous and mixed forests and spreading Metro Area settlement. Evergreen Forests are locally dominant in limited areas of
the Adirondack and White Mountains, and in the Pine Barrens of New
Included on the map: All of New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode
Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and
Maine. Also, all of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island,
and quite a bit of New Jersey and Quebec, as well as a small portion
of Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador.
Dimensions: All dimensions are approximate.