Virginia has five bordering states.  Can you drag them to the correct spot?  Then try labeling the states with the correct name.  If you scroll down you will see a map highlighting the five bordering states.  You can even download the file to open it in GoogleEarth by clicking on the link at the bottom.

SOL Correlation:

VS.2 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the geography and early inhabitants of Virginia by

a) locating Virginia and its bordering states on maps of the United States;

  1. c)locating and identifying water features important to the early history of Virginia (Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, James River, York River, Potomac River, and Rappanhannock River);


On this map you can see the five bordering states of Virginia.  If you click on the “View Larger Map” link under the map you can download the GoogleEarth file (click the “View in GoogleEarth” link).

Valley & Ridge