Mt. Carmel High School



Physiographic Map Hunt

1. In which ocean is the only island state located?

2. What ocean lies east of the United States?

3. What is the large body of water west of Florida that is an extension of the Atlantic Ocean?

4. Label the five bodies of fresh water that form a border between the United States and Canada. What one name is used to describe all five bodies of water?

5. What body of water lies at 41 north latitude and 112 west


6. What bay is located just east of our nation is capital?

7. What is the largest bay in California?

8. What river empties into New York City Harbor?

9. What is the largest river, by volume, in the United States?

10. What is the river west of the Appalachians that forms a border

between Indiana and Kentucky?

11. What is the name of the river that forms the border between Iowa and Nebraska?

12. What is the major river that flows through the Grand Canyon?

13. What is the name of the river that forms a border between Mexico and the United States?

14. What river runs east from Lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean?

15. What river forms part of the border between two northwestern

states and flows into the Pacific Ocean?

16. What is the huge expanse of flatlands between the Rocky

Mountains and the Mississippi River?

17. What extensive flatlands cover most of Nevada and are nearly

surrounded by mountains?

18. What is the name of the landform north of 40' north latitude that juts out into the Atlantic like a giant fishhook?

19. What flatlands circle the northern and western coastline of the Gulf of Mexico?

20. What flatlands extend south from Chesapeake Bay to the east

coast of Florida?

21. What flatlands in California lie between the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Range?

22. What is the main mountain chain that runs through the eastern

United States?

23. What is the first mountain range west of the Great Plains?

24. What is the mountain range that separates California and Nevada?

25. What is the tallest mountain in Alaska?

26. What is the highest mountain in California?

27. What is the tallest mountain range in Oregon and Washington?

28. What mountains run along California’s coastline?

29. From the top of which mountain range in the United States could you see the Arctic Ocean?

30. What volcano dominates the southern portion of the island of