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Grade 4 Virginia Geography Unit Study Guide

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What are the two bodies of water bordering on Virginia?
Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay
What are the five states bordering Virginia?
Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina
What are Virginia's five geographic regions? (East to West)
Coastal Plain (Tidewater), Piedmont, Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau
Land features of the Tidewater (Coastal Plain) Region
Flat Land, East of the Fall Line, includes the Eastern Shore
Water features of Tidewater (Coastal Plain)
This region is located near Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay
Products of the Tidewater
Seafood, peanuts
Industries of the Tidewater
shipbuilding, tourism, military bases
Land features of the Piedmont region
Foot of the mountains, Rolling Hills, West of the Fall Line
Products of the Piedmont
Tobacco
Industries of the Piedmont
Information Technology, Federal and State Government, Farming, Horse industry, farming
Land features of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Old rounded mountains, part of Appalachian mountain system, between Piedmont and Valley and Ridge Regions
Water features of the Blue Ridge Mountain region
Source of many rivers
Products of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Apples
Industries of the Blue Ridge Mountain region
Recreation, farming
Land features of Valley and Ridge region.
The Great Valley of Virginia and other valleys separated by ridges, located West of Blue Ridge Mountains. Part of the Appalachian Mountain system.
Products of the Valley and Ridge region
Poultry, apples, beef, dairy products
Industries of the Valley and Ridge region
Farming
Land features of the Appalachian Plateau
Located in Southwest Virginia, only a small part of the plateau located in Virginia
Products of the Appalachian Plateau
Coal
Industries of the Appalachian Plateau
Coal Mining Industry
Area of elevated land that is flat on top
Plateau
The Four Major Rivers of Virginia
Potomac, Rappahannock, York, James
Major City on the Potomac
Alexandria
Major City on the Rappahannock
Fredericksburg
Major City on the York
Yorktown
Major City on the James
Jamestown, Richmond
Peninsula
a piece of land bordered by water on three sides
Fall Line
the natural border between the Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont regions, where waterfalls prevent further travel on the river.
Estuary
wetlands formed where rivers meet the ocean
Lake Drummond and the Dismal Swamp are located in:
The Coastal Plain (Tidewater) Region
The Virginia Border State Silly Sentence
Mustard With Ketchup Tastes Nasty
The Virginia Rivers Silly Sentence
Please Remember Your Jacket