Flashcards in Chapter 1 Washington Geography💙 Deck (13):
Boundaries of WA
Juan de Fuca Strait
The ----------- Land region in WA is the most populated.
Puget Sound Lowlands
Four of the largest cities in WA
3 facts about the Pacific Rim
1. It's an economic (money making) route for many countries
2. It's an easy trade route
3. WA ships items to other countries via the pacific rim route
Borders 4 continents: Asia, Australia, North and South America
WA ships machinery and crops to countries in the Pacific Rim
The headwaters of the Columbia River are in -----
(British Columbia, Columbia Lake)
-------- relied on the Columbia River for transportation and food
The most powerful River in North America is ------. Why?
Columbia River, it is full of dams that make hydroelectric energy.
Winds from the Pacific Ocean create what kind of climate for Washington?
Salmon fishing accounts for what fraction of the fishing industry’s money in Washington?
Five famous WA mountains
Mt. Saint Helens erupted in----?
What River was filled with 600 feet of debris after the eruption?