3rd Grade VA SOL Map Skills
3rd Grade VA SOL
Terms in this set (49)
What is a large body of water?
What is a large body of land?
What ocean is west of the United States?
What ocean is east of Africa?
What ocean is east of the United States?
What ocean surrounds the North Pole?
What ocean borders Antarctica?
What continent borders the Mediterranean Sea to the north?
What continent borders the Mediterranean Sea to the south?
What continent is an island to the east of Africa?
What continent is surrounded by the Southern Ocean?
What continent is the USA located?
What continent borders Europe to the east?
What continent borders North America?
What is a hemisphere?
half of a sphere created by the equator or the prime meridian
What is the equator?
an imaginary line around the middle of the earth that divides the globe into the northern and southern hemispheres
What is the prime meridian?
an imaginary line that divides the globe into the eastern and western hemispheres
What creates the four hemispheres?
the equator and prime meridian
What is a drawing that shows what places look like from above and where they are located?
What part of a map names it?
What part of a map lists symbols and their meanings?
Map Legend or Map Key
What part of a map is a symbol that shows directions?
What is a round model of the Earth?
What is a compass rose?
symbol that shows directions
What is a grid map?
a system of using letters and numbers to identify the exact location of a place
Where is Virginia located?
On the east coast of the United States on the continent of North America
What hemispheres does the equator create?
northern and southern hemispheres
What hemispheres does the prime meridian create?
eastern and western hemispheres
What hemispheres is the United States in?
Northern and Western hemispheres
What hemispheres is Australia in?
Southern and Eastern hemispheres
What hemispheres is Asia in?
Northern and Eastern hemispheres
What capital city of Virginia is located on the James River?
What city of Virginia is located on the James River?
Where is the capital of the United States located?
Name Virginia's neighboring state to the northeast.
Name VA's neighboring state to the south.
Name VA's neighboring state to the southwest.
Name Va's neighboring state to the west.
Name Va's neighboring state to the northwest.
Name the ocean that borders Virginia.
What mountain range is located in Virginia?
the Appalachian Mountains
What mountain range is located in the western United States?
What body of water is located on the border of the United States and Canada?
the Great Lakes
Which river is located in the middle section of the United States?
What river is located near Jamestown, VA?
Which river borders the United States and Mexico?
Santa Fe River
What river is located in Egypt?
What river is located in China?
Huang He (Yellow) River
Which mountain is located west of the Mississippi River?
the Rocky Mountains