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Race Test 1

QuestionAnswer
What may be described using terms that show connections between two places such as "next to", "near", "bordering?" Relative location
Name the two bodies of water that border Virginia Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay
Name the five states that border Virginia Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina
What is the natural border between the Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont regions, where waterfalls prevent further travel on the river? Fall Line
What are the five geographic regions in Virginia? Coastal Plain (Tidewater), Piedmont, Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, and Appalachian Plateau
Which geographic region has flat land? Coastal Plain (Tidewater)
Which geographic region has rolling hills? Piedmont
Which geographic region has old, rounded mountains? Blue Ridge Mountains
Which geographic region has an area of elevated land that is flat on top? Appalachian Plateau
Which geographic region includes the Great Valley of Virginia and other valleys separated by ridges? Valley and Ridge
Which geographic region is West of the Fall Line? Piedmont region
Which geographic region is part of the Appalachian Mountain system? Blue Ridge Mountains
Which geographic region is located in Southwest Virginia? Appalachian Plateau
Which geographic region is located near the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay (including the Eastern Shore)? Coastal Plain (Tidewater)
Which geographic region is located between the Piedmont, and Valley and Ridge regions? Blue Ridge Mountains
Which geographic region is located west of the Blue Ridge Mountains? Valley and Ridge
Which geographic region is the source of many rivers? Blue Ridge Mountains
Which geographic region contains only a small part of a plateau which is located in Virginia? Appalachian Plateau
What word means land at the foot of mountains? Piedmont
Virginia can be divided into ___________ geographic regions. five
What word means an area of elevated land that is flat on top? plateau
What word means a piece of land bordered by water on three sides? peninsula
What body of water provided transportation links between Virginia and other places (e.g. Europe, Africa, Caribbean)? Atlantic Ocean
What body of water provided a safe harbor? Chesapeake Bay
Rivers flow _______ to the sea. downhill
Name the four major rivers that flow into the Chesapeake Bay and that are separated by peninsulas. Potomac, Rappahannock, York, James
Alexandria is located along this river Potomac
Fredericksburg is located along this river Rappahannock
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 waterfalls prevent further travel on the river. cities
What body of water separates the Eastern Shore from the mainland of Virginia? Chesapeake Bay
Richmond and Jamestown are located along this river. James River
Created by: Providence4