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US History Geography

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Pacific
In which ocean is the only island state located?
Atlantic
What ocean lies east of the United States?
Gulf of Mexico
What is the large body of water west of Florida that is an extension of the Atlantic Ocean?
Great Lakes: Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario
5 Bodies of freshwater creating a border between US and Canada
Great Salt Lake
Body of water that lies at 41º north latitude and 112º west longitude
Chesapeake Bay
What bay is located just east of our nation's capital?
San Francisco Bay
The largest bay in California
Hudson River
What river empties into NY Harbor?
Mississippi River and Tributaries
What is the largest river, by volume, in the US?
Ohio River
What is the river west of the Appalachians that forms a border between Indiana and Kentucky?
Missouri River
What is the name of the river that forms a border between Iowa and Nebraska?
Colorado River
What is the major river that flows through the Grand Canyon?
Rio Grande
What is the name of the river that forms a border between Mexico and the US?
St. Lawrence River
What river runs east from Lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean?
Columbia River
What river forms part of the border between two northwestern states and flows into the Pacific Ocean?
Great Plains
What is the huge expanse of flatlands between the Rocky Mountains and the Mississippi River?
Great Basin
What extensive flatlands cover most of Nevada and are nearly surrounded by mountains?
Cape Cod
What is the name of the landform 40º north latitude that juts out into the Atlantic like a giant fishhook?
Gulf Coastal Plain
What flatlands circle the northern and western coastline of the Gulf of Mexico?
Atlantic Coastal Plain
What flatlands extend south from Chesapeake Bay to the eastern coast of Florida?
Central Valley
What flatlands in California lie between the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Range?
Appalachian Mountains
What is the main mountain chain that runs through the eastern US?
Rocky Mountains
What is the first mountain range west of the Great Plains?
Sierra Nevada Mountains
What is the mountain range that separates California and Nevada?
Mount McKinley
What is the tallest mountain in Alaska?
Mount Whitney
What is the tallest mountain in California?
Cascade Range
What is the tallest mountain range in Oregon and Washington?
Coast Range
What mountains run along California's coastline?
Brooks Range
From the top of which mountain range in the US could you see the Arctic Ocean?
Mauna Loa
What volcano dominates the southern portion of the island of Hawaii?