1. SS8G1 Georgia's Geography Match Up
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by Alexander Roth
| 20 Questions
Note from the author:
SS8G1 Georgia Geography
Directions: In your textbook "GEORGIA, The History of an American State", read pgs. 7-20. Use those pages to match up the geographic regions of Georgia with the characteristics listed below and select the correct answers.
1
5
Center of naval stores and pulp production in Georgia
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
2
5
Contains limestone caves, deep canyons, and unique rock formations
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
3
5
Large swamplands and marshy areas
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
4
5
Center of highest, largest group of mountains in Georgia
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
5
5
Features low, open valleys and narrow ridges
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
6
5
Point where three states meet; also known as Cumberland Plateau
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
7
5
Consists of granite base and clay soil
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
8
5
Features the Okefenokee Swamp
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
9
5
Mountains serve as the first barrier to the warm, moist air from Gulf of Mexico, resulting
in precipitation that serves as water source for entire state
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
10
5
Mild climate, fertile land that was the cotton belt of antebellum Georgia
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
11
5
Open valleys and narrow ridges paralleling valleys of flat and fertile farmlands and
pastures
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
12
5
Dalton, known as the “carpet capital of the world,” is located here
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
13
5
Features waterfalls over layers of sandstone and shale that are millions of years old
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
14
5
Location of the highest point of elevation in Georgia
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
15
5
Includes interlocking chain of marshes, rivers, and tributaries flowing into the Atlantic
Ocean
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
16
5
Largest agricultural belt in Georgia; name means “foot of the mountains”
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
17
5
Includes barrier islands containing many of Georgia’s wilderness sanctuaries
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
18
5
Home of Stone Mountain, one of the world’s largest memorial sculptures (the size of a 9-
story building)
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
19
5
Known for tourist landmarks including Tallulah Gorge and Brasstown Bald
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
20
5
The city of Savannah is part of this region
A. Appalachian Plateau
B. Blue Ridge
C. Valley and Ridge
D. Piedmont
E. Coastal Plain
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