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VS2 a-cFive Regions

Virginia Studies

This state borders Virginia to the North. Maryland
What state other than Tennessee borders Virginia to the south? North Carolina
What state makes up the majority of Virginia's western border? West Virginia
North Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, North Carolina: What border state is missing? Kentucky
What ocean borders Eastern Virginia? Atlantic
What region is east of the Blue Ridge Mountains? Piedmont
What region is known for low flat land? Coastal Plain
What region is located in Southwest Virginia? Appalachian Plateau
This region includes the Great Valley of Virginia. Valley and Ridge
What do we call a piece of land that has water on three sides? peninsula
What body of water borders Virginia to the farthest East? Atlantic Ocean
This area is known as a safe harbor. It is great for boating and fishing. Chesapeake Bay
What flows into the Chesapeake Bay? rivers
What is the Northernmost major river in Virginia? Potomac
This is a shallow natural lake surrounded by the Dismal Swamp. Lake Drummond
What river is the town of Yorktown beside? York
What do we call land that is elevated but flat on the top? plateau
What region is east of the Valley and Ridge Region? Blue Ridge
The Blue Ridge Mountains are part of the _______________________ mountain chain. Appalachian
When the first European settlers came to Virginia, they encountered the Powhatan Indians who lived in Virginia's Coastal Plain region also known as the _________________. Tidewater
Piedmont is the region that is at the foot of the __________. mountains
The highest point in Virginia is Mount __________ at an elevation of 5,729 feet . Rogers
Fredericksburg is a city in Virginia. What river is it on? Rappahannock
Virginia's state capitol is in the Piedmont. What is the state capitol? Richmond
This is a marshy area in the Coastal Plain Region of southeastern Virginia that is home to a variety of wildlife. Dismal Swamp
The Piedmont is known for tobacco products and information ___________. technology
This is the natural border between the Coastal Plain and Piedmont regions. Fall Line
The Piedmont region is characterized by rolling ____________ . hills
A place on the coast where boats may find shelter and are protected from rough water. harbor
This is an important town on the Rappahannock River. Fredericksburg
He explored the Dismal Swamp. George Washington
This city is on the Potomac River. Alexandria
Richmond and Jamestown are located on this river. James
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