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Ecoregions of Kentucky

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NameColor on Map
Pre-Wisconsinan Drift Plains
Monongahela Transition Zone
Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Knobs-Lower Scioto Dissected Plateau
Caseyville Hills
Ohio/Kentucky Carboniferous Plateau
St. Francis Lowlands
Northern Holocene Meander Belts
Southern Sandstone Ridges
Outer Nashville Basin
Hills of the Bluegrass
Cumberland Plateau
Plateau Escarpment
Cumberland Mountain Thrust Block
Northern Forested Plateau Escarpment
Inner Bluegrass
Carter Hills
Northern Shawnee Hills
Crawford-Mammoth Cave Uplands
Southern Shawnee Hills
Mitchell Plain
Knobs-Norman Upland
Wabash-Ohio Bottomlands
Outer Bluegrass
Green River-Southern Wabash Lowlands
Western Pennyroyal Karst Plain
Western Highland Rim
Eastern Highland Rim
Bluff Hills
Loess Plains

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