USI.2
d
USI. 2 The student will use
maps,
globes, photographs, pictures,
or
tables to –
d) recognize key geographic
features
What are some important
categories
of geographic features?
WATER – RELATED
LAND – RELATED
Mountains, hills, plains, gulfs,
rivers,
lakes, islands, and plateaus are
different types of
A landforms or physical geogr...
A large inland body of fresh water or salt
water
that is completely surrounded by land.
A large natural stream of water emptying
into an
ocean, sea, or other larger body of
water .
A stream that flows into a larger stream
or other
body of water such as a river.
RIVER TRIBUTARI
ES
A large area of
a sea or ocean
partially
enclosed
by land.
Example:
Gulf of Mexico or
Hudson Bay
A natural
elevation
of the earth's
surface having
considerable
mass, generally
steep sides,
and a height greater than that...
A well-defined
natural
elevation
smaller
than a
Mountain and
often rounded.
Level (flat) or almost level (semi-
flat) treeless - grassy land.
Example:
Great Plains
Great Plains
Land masses
that are
smaller than
continents
and
completely
surrounded
by water.
A piece of land that projects into a body
of water
and is connected with a main piece of
land. It is
also surrounded
by wa...
Why are geographic features important in
United States history?
Geographic features are related to:
 Patterns of trade ( ...
 The landform in the photograph below is
naturally elevated but it is not a mountain and
not a hill.
 A plateau
 B isla...
 All of the following describe hills EXCEPT –
 A naturally elevated
 B smaller than mountains
 C usually rounded
 D v...
 On the map below, the shaded area would be
identified as a
 A plain
 B hill
 C peninsula
 D plateau
 These land-related features are completely
surrounded by water and much smaller than
continents.
 A plateau
 B island
...
 Which of the following is a water-related
geographic feature?
 A plateau
 B island
 C peninsula
 D tributary
 All of the following are land-related geographic
features except –
 A Gulf of Mexico
 B The Great Plains
 C Blue Ridg...
 Which of the following is not a water-related
geographic feature?
 A river
 B peninsula
 C bay
 D lake
 Which of the following is not a land-related
geographic features?
 A the Hawaiian Islands
 B the Hudson Bay
 C the Yu...
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  1. 1. USI.2 d
  2. 2. USI. 2 The student will use maps, globes, photographs, pictures, or tables to – d) recognize key geographic features
  3. 3. What are some important categories of geographic features? WATER – RELATED LAND – RELATED
  4. 4. Mountains, hills, plains, gulfs, rivers, lakes, islands, and plateaus are different types of A landforms or physical geographic features. B soils. C resources.
  5. 5. A large inland body of fresh water or salt water that is completely surrounded by land.
  6. 6. A large natural stream of water emptying into an ocean, sea, or other larger body of water .
  7. 7. A stream that flows into a larger stream or other body of water such as a river. RIVER TRIBUTARI ES
  8. 8. A large area of a sea or ocean partially enclosed by land. Example: Gulf of Mexico or Hudson Bay
  9. 9. A natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill. Example: Rocky Mountains
  10. 10. A well-defined natural elevation smaller than a Mountain and often rounded.
  11. 11. Level (flat) or almost level (semi- flat) treeless - grassy land. Example: Great Plains
  12. 12. Great Plains
  13. 13. Land masses that are smaller than continents and completely surrounded by water.
  14. 14. A piece of land that projects into a body of water and is connected with a main piece of land. It is also surrounded by water on 3 sides.
  15. 15. Why are geographic features important in United States history? Geographic features are related to:  Patterns of trade ( rivers )  Locations of cities and towns ( great lakes )  Westward (frontier)movement ( rivers )  Agriculture and fishing industries ( rivers and
  16. 16.  The landform in the photograph below is naturally elevated but it is not a mountain and not a hill.  A plateau  B island  C peninsula  D plain  
  17. 17.  All of the following describe hills EXCEPT –  A naturally elevated  B smaller than mountains  C usually rounded  D very steep sides
  18. 18.  On the map below, the shaded area would be identified as a  A plain  B hill  C peninsula  D plateau
  19. 19.  These land-related features are completely surrounded by water and much smaller than continents.  A plateau  B island  C peninsula  D plain
  20. 20.  Which of the following is a water-related geographic feature?  A plateau  B island  C peninsula  D tributary
  21. 21.  All of the following are land-related geographic features except –  A Gulf of Mexico  B The Great Plains  C Blue Ridge Mountains  D The Peninsula of Florida
  22. 22.  Which of the following is not a water-related geographic feature?  A river  B peninsula  C bay  D lake
  23. 23.  Which of the following is not a land-related geographic features?  A the Hawaiian Islands  B the Hudson Bay  C the Yucatan Peninsula  D the Appalachian Mountains

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