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Ecoregions of Tennessee

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Map Legend & Subregion List

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NameColor on Map
Blackland Prairie
Fall Line Hills
Transition Hills
Southern Sedimentary Ridges
Limestone Valleys and Coves
Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains
High Mountains
Broad Basins
Southern Metasedimentary Mountains
Southern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys and Low Rolling Hills
Southern Shale Valleys
Southern Sandstone Ridges
Southern Dissected Ridges and Knobs
Sequatchie Valley
Southern Table Plateaus
Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Northern Pleistocene Valley Trains
Northern Holocene Meander Belts
Flatwoods/Blackland Prairie Margins
Northern Hilly Gulf Coastal Plain
Amphibolite Mountains
Cumberland Plateau
Plateau Escarpment
Outer Nashville Basin
Inner Nashville Basin
Cumberland Mountain Thrust Block
Western Pennyroyal Karst Plain
Western Highland Rim
Eastern Highland Rim
Northern Backswamps
Bluff Hills
Loess Plains

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