coastal erosion to progress westward to the location of the In 1919, the White Horse Pike (US 30) was completed from Atlantic City to Camden, and repaved through the county in 1925. [14] The highest elevation in the county – about 150 ft (46 m) above sea level – is found near the border with Camden County, just west of Hammonton. [72][73] For the 2018–2019 session (Senate, General Assembly), the 2nd Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Chris A. Caren L. Fitzpatrick, Freeholder At-Large (D, 2020. Adjacent to the coast are three barrier islands – Absecon Island (Which contains Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate, and Longport), Brigantine Island, and Little Beach. Appalachian region supplied sediments into the young Atlantic Would you like to see what "old world" habitats may have looked [21] Amid pressure from motorists and cyclists, the county improved the conditions of the roads in the early 20th century. Forest fragmentation, which is not a major issue in most parts of the Northeast, is a severe factor threatening forest bird populations. ships could no longer navigate upstream because of the presence The per capita income for the county was $21,034. Pennsylvania before terminating in northern New Jersey. The fall line is a topographic boundary between the Piedmont and the Appalachian highlands to the west. MI 密歇根 The Atlantic Coastal Plain, which ranges in width from 30 to 350 km, is composed of a complex of Anthropogenic marine sediments up to 1,000 m thick (limestones, sandstones, sands, and clays). Remaining Blocks of HabitatIntact habitat is distributed among the following blocks (presented in decreasing order of size): •New Jersey Pine Barrens - New Jersey•Long Island Pine Barrens (only a small part remains) - New York•Miles Standish State Park - Massachusetts•Cape Cod National Seashore - Massachusetts•State Forest, Martha's Vineyard - MassachusettsDegree of FragmentationPine Barrens are naturally fragmented and historically dependent on the substrate. On May 17, 1906, the eastern coastal boundary of Atlantic County was established. Roads later connected the region's industries in the 19th century,[21] until the county's first railroad opened in 1854, which brought more people to the region. The Piedmont is a 20-mile wide strip just north of the Atlantic Coastal Plain. world UT 犹他 time (which In 1866, Hammonton was founded from Hamilton and Mullica townships. The Dwarf pine plains represents the other extreme, dominated by a scrub version of pitch pine and blackjack oak that often is less than 3 m tall. Most of the county's older bridges were replaced over time, although the oldest still in existence is a swing bridge from 1904 that crosses Nacote Creek in Port Republic. [13], Atlantic County borders the following counties:[28], In recent years, average temperatures in the county seat of Mays Landing have ranged from a low of 24 °F (−4 °C) in January to a high of 86 °F (30 °C) in July, although a record low of −11 °F (−24 °C) was recorded in February 1979 and a record high of 106 °F (41 °C) was recorded in June 1969. the Atlantic Highlands was a high valley wall on the south side The racial makeup was 65.40% (179,566) White, 16.08% (44,138) Black or African American, 0.38% (1,050) Native American, 7.50% (20,595) Asian, 0.03% (92) Pacific Islander, 7.36% (20,218) from other races, and 3.24% (8,890) from two or more races. Hunter College, Department of Geography A great impact structure was western margin of the Coastal Plain and the eastern edge of the The major cities along the plain are New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Baltimore, and Norfolk. dramatic extinction of many others. [89], Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Atlantic County had a gross domestic product (GDP) of $12.9 billion in 2018, which was ranked 15th in the state and represented an increase of 3.5% from the previous year. The fertile soil in this region supports many farms. DE 特拉华 [83][84] In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 67,830 votes (56.5%) in Atlantic County, ahead of Republican John McCain with 49,902 votes (41.6%) and other candidates with 1,310 votes (1.1%), among the 120,074 ballots cast by the county's 176,316 registered voters, for a turnout of 68.1%. The pine-shrub oak forest grades between the two other types with pitch pines commonly reaching a height of more than 10 m. Given the dry, sandy soils of the ecoregion, Pine Barrens do not support particularly rich floras, About 800 species and varieties of plants have been recorded for the New Jersey Pine Barrens (Collins and Anderson 1994). began providing increasing amounts of clastic sediments to the [21][91] The Great Egg Harbor Bridge opened in 1956, marking the completion of the Garden State Parkway, which connected Cape May and Atlantic counties, continuing to North Jersey. million years ago) and younger sediments throughout the Coastal Also in that year, the Pleasantville and Atlantic Turnpike opened, crossing Beach Thorofare into Atlantic City. Suite of Priority Activities to Enhance Biodiversity Conservation None of the sites listed above are completely protected in terms of land area or management for biodiversity conservation.