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  1. 1. Arizona
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Great Seal of the State of Arizona </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The state of Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>is located in the </li></ul><ul><li>southwestern region of </li></ul><ul><li>the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital and largest </li></ul><ul><li>city is Phoenix. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people believe </li></ul><ul><li>the name is an </li></ul><ul><li>abbreviation of the </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish phrase arid </li></ul><ul><li>zone , &quot;dry region&quot;. Others </li></ul><ul><li>believe that is a derivation </li></ul><ul><li>of the Basque phrase </li></ul><ul><li>aritz ona , &quot;good oak,&quot; or </li></ul><ul><li>the O’odham phrase alĭ ṣonak , </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;small spring&quot;. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Arizona is best known for its desert landscape, which is rich in xerophyte plants such as cactus. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>It is noted for its desert climate, </li></ul><ul><li>exceptionally hot summers and mild winters. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>In the north there are features pine forests and mountain ranges with cooler weather than the lower deserts . </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Mogollon Rim escarpment is the largest stand in the world of Ponderosa pine trees. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided gorge carved by the Colorado River. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Colorado River is in the </li></ul><ul><li>southwestern United States </li></ul><ul><li>and northwestern Mexico, </li></ul><ul><li>approximately 1,450 mi </li></ul><ul><li>(2,330 km) long . </li></ul><ul><li>The natural course of the river </li></ul><ul><li>flows into the Gulf of California. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>There is the most well-preserved meteorite impact sites in the world. The Barringer Meteorite Crater is a gigantic hole in the middle of the high plains of the Colorado Plateau. The crater itself is nearly a mile wide, and 174 m deep. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Arizona has </li></ul><ul><li>6,500,180 people. </li></ul><ul><li>Only Phoenix has 1,552,259. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Some autumn landscapes </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The Arizona Cardinals are the only football club . </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The Tucson Sidewinders is one of the three baseball clubs. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>There are two basketball clubs in Arizona, one of them is: Phoenix Suns. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Phoenix Coyotes is one of the three ice hockey clubs. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>The only arena football club is: Arizona Rattlers. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Arizona Sting is the lacrosse club. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Erika Alexander <ul><li>She is an American actress. </li></ul><ul><li>She was born in in Winslow, Arizona, the 19th November 1969. </li></ul><ul><li>She appeared in films like: Déjà Vu (2006) or Half & Half (2005). </li></ul>
  20. 20. Chester Charles Bennington <ul><li>He is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the lead vocalist in the rock band Linkin Park </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Phoenix, the 20th March 1976. </li></ul>
  21. 21. John McCain <ul><li>He is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Panama, the 29th August 1936. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Matt Dallas <ul><li>He is an American actor. </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Phoenix, the 21th October 1982. </li></ul><ul><li>He appeared in films like: Babysitter Wanted (2008) and As Good as Dead (2009). </li></ul>


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