What is special about the Piedmont rocks?
The Piedmont occurs in the hilly northernmost part of the state and is composed of crystalline metamorphic and igneous rocks. These include a variety of rock types that were formed deep in the earth by metamorphic processes, mostly in the early part of the Paleozoic Era (app. Other rock units are mapped as formations.
What are five facts about the Piedmont region?
The Piedmont Region is a plateau which lies between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Upper Coastal Plains. Piedmont takes up about 30 percent of the state. It is the second-largest region in the state with Coastal Plain being the first. The capital of Georgia (Atlanta) is also located in this region.
Which region in Georgia is most populated?
The Piedmont The Piedmont is home to most of Georgias population.
What are the physical features of Piedmont?
A piedmont is an area at the base of a mountain or mountain range. The word piedmont comes from the Italian words pied and monte, which mean foot and hill. Piedmont lakes and piedmont glaciers, for example, are simply lakes and glaciers located at the foot, or base, of mountains.