The Palouse region of the northwestern United States is a major agricultural area, including parts of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, above. The Palouse region includes the wheat-growing fields north of the Snake River.

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North America: Resources
North America: Resources Encyclopedic Entry

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Encyclopedic entry. North America benefits greatly from its fertile soils, plentiful freshwater, oil and mineral deposits, and forests.

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Encyclopedic entry. A region is an area of land that has common features. A region can be defined by natural or artificial features.