WV Geographic Regions

WV Geographic Regions

WVs Four Geographic Regions Potomac Section Home to many apple and peach orchards Where the Golden Delicious Apple originated Home of the first spa

Close to nations capital Includes Harpers Ferry Fairfax Stone located here Potomac Section Name 3 festivals held here What historical figures spent time in this region of WV? Identify one form of transportation that attracts many travelers

Allegheny Highlands Gave WV its nickname Home of many natural wonders Contains Spruce Knob Some areas over 4,000 feet high Sparsely populated Home of the Mountain State Forest Festival

Allegheny Highlands Identify three tourist attractions Name two immigrant groups who settled in the region Find the two WV counties who are considered the largest and are located here Give three natural wonders you can visit in this region Allegheny Plateau

Home of the New River Also contains WVs largest man-made lake; Summersville Lake Contains lots of shale, limestone, sandstone WVs largest tourist destination Diverse heritage Allegheny Plateau

Identify three ethnic groups who settled here Is the capital of WV in this region? When was the New River Bridge completed? What is the regions largest tourist attraction? Who was the lady who took a great leap and

why? Ohio River Valley Home to cities such as Parkersburg, Huntington, Wheeling Blennerhasset Island Glass, steel, textile production big here Location of several wildlife management

areas Contains several islands Ohio River Valley Explain the story behind the Blennerhasset scandal Name two festivals in the region Identify three counties found here Was this the home to WVs first capital? Southern vs. Northern

More rural Most jobs center around coal mining Less populated Different traditions and ways of life Home of MU A more negative stereotype

Larger cities More populated Different accents Focus on production of steel Home of WVU Say they are the most

civilized of WV Southern vs. Northern

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