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Virginia Geography Review. Melodi Power Geography SOL VS.2. C. A. B. On which continent below is Virginia located on?. Africa North America South America. SOL VS.2 Geography. Virginia is located on the continent of North America. What body or bodies of water border Virginia?.

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virginia geography review

Virginia Geography Review

Melodi Power

Geography

SOL VS.2

on which continent below is virginia located on

C.

A.

B.

On which continent below is Virginia located on?
  • Africa
  • North America
  • South America
sol vs 2 geography
SOL VS.2 Geography

Virginia is located on the continent of North America

what body or bodies of water border virginia
What body or bodies of water border Virginia?
  • The Chesapeake Bay
  • The Atlantic Ocean
  • Both the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay
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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • The Atlantic Ocean & Chesapeake Bay border Virginia
water features influenced virginia by
Water features influenced Virginia by…
  • Providing safe harbor
  • Offering a transportation link
  • Serving as a source for food
  • Providing a pathway for further exploration
  • All of the above
which of the following rivers does not flow into the chesapeake bay
Which of the following rivers does NOT flow into the Chesapeake Bay?
  • James River
  • York River
  • Chesapeake River
  • Rappahannock River
  • Potomac River
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SOL VS.2 Geography

Virginia rivers that flow into the Chesapeake:

  • James

York R.

  • York
  • Rappahannock
  • Potomac
what river is the city of yorktown near
What river is the city of Yorktown near?
  • James River
  • Potomac River
  • Rappahannock River
  • York River
what city is the rappahannock river near
What city is the Rappahannock River near?
  • Jamestown
  • Yorktown
  • Fredricksburg
  • Alexandria
what city is the potomac river near
What city is the Potomac River near?
  • Jamestown
  • Yorktown
  • Fredricksburg
  • Alexandria
what river is near jamestown and richmond
What river is near Jamestown and Richmond?
  • James River
  • Potomac River
  • Rappahannock River
  • York River
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Match a city to a river

Richmond & Jamestown

Yorktown

Alexandria

Fredricksburg

SOL VS.2 Geography

James River

York River

Potomac River

Rappahannock River

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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • Analogies
  • Jamestown: James River: :Yorktown: York River
  • Alexandria: Potomac River: :Fredricksburg: Rappahannock River
a peninsula is different from an island because
A Peninsula is different from an island because…
  • Peninsula
    • Piece of land
    • Bordered on 3 sides by water
  • Island
    • Piece of land
    • Completely surrounded by water

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a peninsula and an island are both
A peninsula and an island are both
  • Bordered on 3 sides by water
  • Pieces of land
  • Completely surrounded by water
a peninsula is a piece of land that is
A peninsula is a piece of land that is…
  • Bordered on 3 sides by water
  • Completely surrounded by water
an island is
An island is…
  • Bordered on 3 sides by water
  • Completely surrounded by water
what is the name of the virginia peninsula
What is the name of the Virginia Peninsula?
  • The Chesapeake
  • Accomack County
  • Across the Bay
  • The Eastern Shore
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SOL VS.2 Geography

Virginia Peninsula

  • Eastern Shore

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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • Absolute location
    • Relative location means to locate a place relative to other landmarks while absolute location is locating a place using a coordinate system
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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • Using absolute location, identify where Norfolk is located.

VIRGINIA

Charlottesville 38° 2\' N 78° 31\' W Danville AP 36° 34\' N 79° 20\' W Fredericksburg 38° 18\' N 77° 28\' W Harrisonburg 38° 27\' N 78° 54\' W Lynchburg AP 37° 20\' N 79° 12\' W Norfolk AP 36° 54\' N 76° 12\' W Petersburg 37° 11\' N 77° 31\' W Richmond AP 37° 30\' N 77° 20\' W Roanoke AP 37° 19\' N 79° 58\' W Staunton 38° 16\' N 78° 54\' W Winchester 39° 12\' N 78° 10\' W

locating a place using a coordinate system is called
Locating a place using a coordinate system is called __________
  • Relative location
  • Absolute location
using relative location think about
Using relative location think about…
  • What 5 states border Virginia?

?

?

Virginia

?

?

?

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SOL VS.2 Geography

The bordering states are:

  • Maryland
  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • Tennessee
  • North Carolina
which of the following states does not border virginia
Which of the following states does NOT border Virginia?
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Kentucky
  • Tennessee
  • North Carolina
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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • Using relative location, what statement can be made to describe the relation between Kentucky and Virginia?
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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • Using relative location, Kentucky is:

next to

Virginia

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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • Using cardinal and intermediate directions, describe where you would find each bordering state of Virginia
    • Maryland
    • West Virginia
    • Kentucky
    • Tennessee
    • North Carolina
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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • Using cardinal and intermediate directions, describe where you would find each bordering state of Virginia
    • Maryland:
    • West Virginia:
    • Kentucky:
    • Tennessee:
    • North Carolina:

northeast

northwest

west

southwest

south

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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • The Five Regions of Virginia are:

Ridge & Valley

Appalachian Plateau

Tidewater

Piedmont

Blue Ridge

which color is the piedmont region located in
Which color is the Piedmont region located in?
  • pink
  • dark blue
  • yellow
  • green
  • light blue
which color is the blue ridge region located in
Which color is the Blue Ridge region located in?
  • pink
  • dark blue
  • yellow
  • green
  • light blue
which geographic region does the dark blue area represent
Which geographic region does the dark blue area represent?
  • Appalachian Plateau
  • Piedmont
  • Blue Ridge
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Tidewater
which geographic region does the light blue area represent
Which geographic region does the light blue area represent?
  • Appalachian Plateau
  • Piedmont
  • Blue Ridge
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Tidewater
which geographic region does the yellow area represent
Which geographic region does the yellow area represent?
  • Appalachian Plateau
  • Piedmont
  • Blue Ridge
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Tidewater
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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • The name of the major landform found in the Ridge and Valley region of Virginia is the:

Appalachian Mountains

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SOL VS.2 Geography
  • The Fall Line is:
  • A natural border
    • Waterfalls prevent further travel
  • Divides Tidewater and Piedmont regions
    • Runs through or near Fredricksburg, Richmond, Petersburg
a fall line
A Fall Line …
  • is a natural border
  • divides Tidewater and Piedmont Regions
  • runs through or near Fredricksburg, Richmond, and Petersburg
  • is all of the above
the name of the major landform found in the ridge and valley region of virginia is the
The name of the major landform found in the Ridge and Valley region of Virginia is the:
  • Appalachian Mountains
  • Fall Line
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