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View Poll Results: What is your favorite type of geography?
Ocean/Beach 25 23.81%
Desert 8 7.62%
Forests & Woodlands 11 10.48%
Lakes & Waterways 11 10.48%
Wide Open Plains 5 4.76%
Mountains & Rolling Hills 45 42.86%
Voters: 105. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-27-2012, 07:50 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I love the water. Oceans are my favorite, but rivers and lakes can be nice also.

Deserts and mountains are beautiful and I like to see them, but personally I would prefer to visit those and to have my home near water.
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:55 PM
 
Location: Carrboro and Concord, NC
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I lived in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina for 12 years. It's the steepest, tallest and most rugged stretch of the chain, with all but one of the Appalachian 6000+ footers either partially or entirely in North Carolina. Gorgeous, gorgeous place, so friendly, and though there are plent of out of the way and deeply impoverished towns, there's also places like Boone and Asheville, which - as meccas of freethinking - are in a class of their own, especially by Southern standards.
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Old 02-03-2012, 06:03 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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I love all types of landcapes/terrains. However, my favorite is semi-flat humid forest. A prime example of this would be Mississippi or Alabama. I just think it exudes a very relaxed feeling. Although mountains are nice, they are too loud for me.
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Old 02-03-2012, 06:14 PM
 
Location: Manhattan
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Mountains and water. That is why in terms of scenery, the Pacific Northwest is my favorite place in the world. New York City in Vancouver's setting would be my dream come true!
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Old 02-03-2012, 06:21 PM
 
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Mountains. The more rugged, chiseled and dramatic, the better.
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Old 02-03-2012, 06:52 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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I'm torn between the ocean/beach and the woods/forest.
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Old 02-04-2012, 01:43 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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Has to be the ocean/beach. I couldn't imagine ever living far from water.
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Old 02-04-2012, 01:46 PM
 
Location: Pensacola, Florida
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That was a tough question. I live near the beach but grew up on a river near rolling hills. I find myself lately thinking the plains, desert and mountains are cool. So....

But I went with beach because that's I experience locally.
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Old 02-05-2012, 05:40 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Has to be the ocean/beach. I couldn't imagine ever living far from water.
This is true. I always think I'd feel panicky if I were in the middle of the continent so far from an ocean for any length of time.

I would like to visit more deserts in the US, though. I've been to the area outside of Vegas and down through Arizona to the Grand Canyon. I'd like to see some of the deserts in Utah. I've seen photos, and it looks beautiful.
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Old 02-05-2012, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Metro Atlanta & Savannah, GA - Corpus Christi, TX
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Definitely sugary white sandy beaches, preferably the Atlantic around South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The gulf has some nice beaches as well, but hate rocky cold beaches like those here in Washington state they're kind of pretty, but you can't enjoy them like you can with the sandy beaches.
Wait, sugar white sand? Atlantic? Georgia? Uh, no. You are mistaking that for the sugar white sand GULF beaches. Most of the sand you find on the Atlantic, specifically in areas you mentioned have a brownish color to the sand. Some more than others. Definitely isn't that bright sugar white sand you're describing.

Anyway, my preference is desert with mountains. Two options that should be one. Honestly though, all of the options are beautiful to me. I love the ocean, mountains, desert, lakes, plains and woodlands.
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