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Twenty Questions Subject: Physiographic Provinces of Virginia Part II.

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2 Twenty Questions Subject: Physiographic Provinces of Virginia Part II

3 Twenty Questions

4 1. Label the physiographic provinces of Virginia. Appalachian Plateau Valley & Ridge Blue Ridge Piedmont Coastal Plain

5 2. What is the tallest mountain in Virginia, and what is its elevation? Mount Rogers 5719 Feet

6 3. _________ occurred during the formation of the Appalachia Mountain. Metamorphosis

7 4. Igneous and metamorphic rocks are the _______ rocks in Virginia. Oldest

8 5. What are the types of rocks located in the Blue Ridge? Igneous Metamorphic

9 6. What are the ages of rocks located in the Blue Ridge? 1 bya-245 mya

10 7. What types of fossils (if any) are found in the Blue Ridge? None

11 8. Which province is an area of long, parallel ridges separated by valleys? Valley & Ridge

12 9. Sections of _______, _______ rocks make up the ridges, while _______, _______ rocks make up the valleys. Hard, resistant Soft, eroded

13 10. ______ that has eroded leaves caves and caverns (________). Limestone Karst topography

14 11. ______ and ______ occurred during the formation of the Appalachian Mountains (when N. America collided with Africa and Europe). Folding Faulting

15 12. The formation of the Appalachian Mountains occurred during the late ________ Era. Paleozoic

16 13. What are the types of rocks located in the Valley and Ridge? Sediment

17 14. What are the ages of the rocks located in the Valley and Ridge? mya

18 15. What types of fossils are found in the Valley and Ridge? Sea critters

19 16. Which province is a series of plateaus separated by faults? Appalachian Plateau

20 17. The Appalachian Plateau is known for its rich deposits of _____, _____, and _______. Coal Oil Natural Gas

21 18. What are the types of rocks located in the Appalachian Plateau? Sediment

22 19. What are the ages of rocks located in the Appalachian Plateau? mya

23 20. What types of fossils are found in the Appalachian Plateau? Trees Ferns Some sea critters


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