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  • Us geography

    1. 1. Richmond is our Virginia State Capital
    2. 2. Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina surround Virginia
    3. 3. 8 Geographic Regions of USA!
    4. 4. Basin and Range
    5. 5. Great Basin meets Rocky Mountains
    6. 6. Rocky Mountains
    7. 7. Great Plains
    8. 8. Interior Lowlands
    9. 9. Appalachians
    10. 10. Canadian Shield
    11. 11. ___ Coastal Plain A. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys___ Rocky Mountains B. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors___ Basin & Ridge C. 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 Range D. 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
    12. 12. ___ Coastal Plain A. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys___ Rocky Mountains B. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors___ Basin & Ridge C. 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 Range D. 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
    13. 13. ___ Great Plains E. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys___ Appalachian Mountains F. 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 Shield G. Located west of Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands___ Interior Lowlands H. 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
    14. 14. ___ Great Plains E. 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 Mountains F. Located west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Great Plains. Rolling flatlands with many rivers, broad river valleys, and grassy hills___ Canadian Shield G. Located west of Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands___ Interior Lowlands H. Located west of Coastal Plain extending from eastern Canada to western Alabama; includes the Piedmont. Old, eroded mountains (oldest mountain range in North America)
    15. 15. The _______ Ocean served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and later immigrants. A. Pacific B. Atlantic C. Arctic D. Indian
    16. 16. The _____River was the gateway to thewest.F. MississippiG. MissouriH. ColoradoJ. Ohio
    17. 17. Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the _________.A. MountainsB. FactoriesC. Great LakesD. Oregon Trail
    18. 18. The _____________ Rivers were the transportation arteries for farm and industrial products.F. Mississippi & MissouriG. Columbia & Colorado• Ohio & James• York & Mississippi
    19. 19. The __________ River was explored by Lewis and Clark.• Colorado• Columbia• York• Mississippi
    20. 20. What river forms a border between the USA and Canada?• Mississippi River• Missouri River• Rio Grande River• Colorado River
    21. 21. What is the name of the inlet that is beside Mexico?• Pacific Ocean• Gulf of Mexico• Mississippi River• Atlantic Ocean
    22. 22. The Appalachian Mountains are lower than the Rocky Mountains because they are:F. newerG. olderH. farther southJ. more volcanic
    23. 23. Compared with the Atlantic Coast, the Pacific Coast has:A. Very little flat land along the coast.B. More land at sea levelC. Fewer mountain ranges near the coastD. fewer volcanoes
    24. 24. Which landform region covers eastern Virginia?F. Coastal PlainG. PiedmontH. Appalachian PlateauJ. Blue Ridge
    25. 25. The largest body of water on Earth is the:A. Atlantic OceanB. Pacific OceanC. Indian OceanD. Arctic Ocean
    26. 26. The Continental Divide is an imaginary line that separates:A. western and eastern riversB. the Appalachian Mountains from the Rocky MountainsC. rivers that drain into the Atlantic Ocean from those that drain into the Pacific OceanD. the United States from Canada
    27. 27. What is the central line of longitude called?A. Prime MeridianB. EquatorC. Tropic of CancerD. Tropic of Capricorn
    28. 28. 44. Which of these is a line of longitude?F. 10 SG. 50 NH. 100 NJ. 30 E
    29. 29. Which river rises in the Rocky Mountains?A. Colorado RiverB. Hudson RiverC. Mississippi RiverJ. Ohio River
    30. 30. The equator passes through the center of:A. AfricaB. AsiaC. AustraliaJ. Europe
    31. 31. Which Europeans were the first to explore the Colorado River?F. The EnglishG. The FrenchH. The PortugueseJ. The Spanish
    32. 32. Which of the Great Lakes lies entirely within the United States?A. Lake ErieB. Lake HuronC. Lake MichiganD. Lake Superior

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