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Geography of VA

What two large bodies of water border Virginia? Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay
What five states border Virginia? Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina
What are the five regions in Virginia? Coastal Plain( Tidewater), Piedmont, Blue Ridge Mountains. Valley and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau
What region of Virginia has flat land and is located near the Atlantic Ocean? Coastal Plain( Tidewater) Region
The Eastern Shore is part of what region in Virginia? Coastal Plain (Tidewater) Region
The ___________region of Virginia is west of the fall line and has rolling hill. Piedmont Region
What geographical features would you find in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Old, rounded mountains
The Blue Ridge Mountains are part of what larger mountain range? Appalachian Mountains
In what region is the Great Valley of Virginia located? Valley and Ridge Region
How are the Blue Ridge Mountains and the rivers in Virginia related? Many rivers are started in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
In what area of the state is the Appalachian Plateau located? Southwest Virginia
What is a plateau? An area of elevated land that is flat on top.
The Valley and Ridge region is located ______________of the Blue Ridge Mountains. west
The Fall Line is located between which two regions? coastal plain(Tidewater) and Piedmont
What effect does the Fall Line have on rivers that cross it? It prevents further travel on the rivers.
Why were the rivers important to the people who lived there long ago? They provided food and a pathway for exploration and settlement.
A piece of land that is border on three side by water is called a ________. peninsula
What separates the Eastern Shore from the mainland of Virginia? Chesapeake Bay
.Virginia's major rivers all flow into ____________? Chesapeake Bay
Which body of water provide a safe harbor and was a source of food and transportation? Chesapeake Bay
What two major cities are located on the James River? Jamestown and Richmond
Yorktown is located on what river? York River
What major city is located on the Potomac River? Alexandria
.The city of Fredericksburg is located on ______________river? Rappahannock
The Dismal Swamp is located in what region of Virginia? Coastal Plain(Tidewater) Region
What is the name of the shallow, natural lake surrounded by the Dismal Swamp? Lake Drummond
The _______________is known for having a variety of wildlife. Dismal Swamp
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