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What are Virginia's bordering bodies of water?
Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay
What are Virginia's bordering states?
Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina
What is the natural border between the Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont regions, where waterfalls prevent further travel on the river?
The Fall line
What are the geographic regions of Virginia?
Coastal Plain (Tidewater), Piedmont, Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, and Appalachian Plateau
What is the peninsula that is part of Virginia?
The Eastern Shore
What are the water features that are part of Virginia?
Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, James River, York River, Rappahannock River, Potomac River
What region of Virginia has flat land located near the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay?
Coastal Plain (Tidewater) Region
What region of Virginia is called the land at the foot of mountains, has rolling hills, and is located west of the Fall line?
Piedmont Region
What region of Virginia is old, rounded mountains and part of the Appalachian mountain system?
Blue Ridge Mountain Region
What region of Virginia is located in southwest Virginia?
The Appalachian Plateau Region
What body of water provided a safe harbor and was a source of food and transportation?
Chesapeake Bay
What body of water provided transportation link between Virginia and other places like Europe, Afria ?
Atlantic Ocean
What were a source of food and provided a pathway for exploration and settlement in Virginia?
rivers
What region is located between the Piedmont and Valley and Ridge regions and is the source of many rivers?
Blue Ridge Mountains