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5 Richmond is our Virginia State Capital

6 Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina surround Virginia

7 8 Geographic Regions of USA!

8 ___ Coastal PlainA. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys ___ Rocky MountainsB. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors ___ Basin & RidgeC. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America ___ Coastal RangeD. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers

9 ___ Coastal PlainA. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys ___ Rocky MountainsB. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors ___ Basin & RidgeC. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America ___ Coastal RangeD. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers

10 ___ Great PlainsE. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys ___ Appalachian MountainsF. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America ___ Canadian ShieldG. Located west of Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands ___ Interior LowlandsH. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers

11 ___ Great PlainsE. Wrapped around Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape. Hills worn by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers. Holds some of the oldest rock formations in North America ___ Appalachian MountainsF. Located west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Great Plains. Rolling flatlands with many rivers, broad river valleys, and grassy hills ___ Canadian ShieldG. Located west of Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands ___ Interior LowlandsH. Located west of Coastal Plain extending from eastern Canada to western Alabama; includes the Piedmont. Old, eroded mountains (oldest mountain range in North America)

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13 The _______ Ocean served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and later immigrants. A. Pacific B. Atlantic C. Arctic D. Indian

14 The _____River was the gateway to the west. F. Mississippi G. Missouri H. Colorado J. Ohio

15 Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the _________. A. Mountains B. Factories C. Great Lakes D. Oregon Trail

16 The _____________ Rivers were the transportation arteries for farm and industrial products. F. Mississippi & Missouri G. Columbia & Colorado F.Ohio & James G.York & Mississippi

17 The __________ River was explored by Lewis and Clark. A.Colorado B.Columbia C.Missouri D.Mississippi

18 What river forms a border between the USA and Canada? A.Mississippi River B.Missouri River C.Rio Grande River D.Colorado River

19 What is the name of the inlet that is beside Mexico? A.Pacific Ocean B.Gulf of Mexico C.Mississippi River D.Atlantic Ocean

20 The Appalachian Mountains are lower than the Rocky Mountains because they are: F. newer G. older H. farther south J. more volcanic

21 Compared with the Atlantic Coast, the Pacific Coast has: A. Very little flat land along the coast. B. More land at sea level C. Fewer mountain ranges near the coast D. fewer volcanoes

22 Which landform region covers eastern Virginia? F. Coastal Plain G. Piedmont H. Appalachian Plateau J. Blue Ridge

23 The largest body of water on Earth is the: A. Atlantic Ocean B. Pacific Ocean C. Indian Ocean D. Arctic Ocean

24 The Continental Divide is an imaginary line that separates: A. western and eastern rivers B. the Appalachian Mountains from the Rocky Mountains C. rivers that drain into the Atlantic Ocean from those that drain into the Pacific Ocean D. the United States from Canada

25 What is the central line of longitude called? A. Prime Meridian B. Equator C. Tropic of Cancer D. Tropic of Capricorn

26 44. Which of these is a line of longitude? F. 10 S G. 50 N H. 100 N J. 30 E

27 Which river rises in the Rocky Mountains? A. Colorado River B. Hudson River C. Mississippi River J. Ohio River

28 The equator passes through the center of: A. Africa B. Asia C. Australia J. Europe

29 Which Europeans were the first to explore the Colorado River? F. The English G. The French H. The Portuguese J. The Spanish

30 Which of the Great Lakes lies entirely within the United States? A. Lake Erie B. Lake Huron C. Lake Michigan D. Lake Superior


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