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What word means an area of elevated land that is flat on top?
plateau
p
Which geographic region has flat land?
Coastal Plain
C P
Name the two bodies of water that border Virginia?
Atlantic Ocean
Chesapeake Bay
AO
CB
What word means a piece of land bordered by water on three sides?
Peninsula
P
Name the four major rivers that flow into the Chesapeake Bay and that are separated by peninsulas?
James River
York River
Potomac River
Rappahannock River
J
Y
P
R
Fredricksburg is located alog this river?
Rappahannock River
R
Richmond and Jamestown are located alog this river?
James River
J
Virginia can be devided into _______ geographic regions?
five
More than four
less than six
Alexandria is located alog this river?
Potomac
P
What body of water serparates the Eastern Shore from the mainland of Virginia?
Chesapeake Bay
C B
What body of wated rpovided a safe harbor?
Chesapeake Bay
C B
Rivers flow _________ to the
sea.
downhill
d
Which geograpic region includes the Great Valley of Virginia and other valleys separated by ridges?
Valley and Ridge
V and R
What are the five geographic regions in Virginia?
Coastal Plain
Piedmont
Blue Ridge Moutains
Valley and Ridge
Appalachian Plateau
CP
P
BRM
VR
AP
What is the natural border between the Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont regions, where waterfalls prevent further travel on the river?
fall line
fl
What body of water provided transportation links between Virginia and other places (e.g. Europe, Africa, Caribbean)?
Atlantic Ocean
AO
Which geographic region has old rounded mountains?
Blue Ridge Mountains
BRM
Which geographic region has rolling hills?
Piedmont
P
Which geographic region is located in Southwest Virginia?
Appalachian Plateau
AP
Many early Virginia ________ developed along the Fall Line, the natural border between the Tidewater and Piedmont regions where the land rises sharply and where the the waterfalls prevent further travel on the river?
cities
c
What word means land at the foot of the mountains?
Piedmont
P
Which geographic region is located west of the Blue Ridge Mountains?
Valley and Ridge
V R
Name the five states that border Virginia.
Maryland
West Virginia
Kentucky
Tennessee
North Carolina
M
WV
K
T
NC
Which geographic region is west of the fall line?
Piedmont
P
What may be described using terms that show connections between two places such as "next to," "near," "bordering."
relative location
family place
Which geographic region is located near the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay(including the Eastern Shore?
Coastal Plane
C P
Which geographic region has an area of elevated land that is flat on top?
Appalachian Plateau
A P
Which geographic region is the source of many rivers?
Blue Ridge Mountains
BRM
Which geographic region is part of the Appalachian mountain system?
Blue Ridge Mountains
BRM
Which geographic region is located between the Piedmont, and Valley and Ridge regions?
Blue Ridge Mountains
BRM
Which geographic region is located between the Piedmont, and Valley and Ridge regions?
Blue Ridge Mountains
BRM