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Ecoregions of North Carolina

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NameColor on Map
Southern Inner Piedmont
Northern Inner Piedmont
Southern Outer Piedmont
Triassic Basins
Northern Outer Piedmont
Virginian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Carolinian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Carolina Flatwoods
Atlantic Southern Loam Plains
Southeastern Floodplains and Low Terraces
New River Plateau
Southern Sedimentary Ridges
Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains
High Mountains
Southern Metasedimentary Mountains
Broad Basins
Eastern Blue Ridge Foothills
Swamps and Peatlands
Mid-Atlantic Flatwoods
Carolina Slate Belt
Kings Mountain
Chesapeake-Pamlico Lowlands and Tidal Marshes
Sauratown Mountains
Mid-Atlantic Floodplains and Low Terraces
Sand Hills
Rolling Coastal Plain
Amphibolite Mountains

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