Updated January 2018

Virginia Map

VIRGINIA FROM A-Z


Sic Semper Tyranis - Always to Tyrants

Information about Virginia for each letter of the alphabet.
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A IS FOR AGRICULTURE, AMISH, & ARCHAEOLOGY

B IS FOR BEACHES, BIRDS, & BRIDGES C IS CAPITAL, COMMONWEALTH, & COMMUNICATION D IS FOR DAMS, DINOSAURS, & DOG E IS FOR EARTHQUAKES, EDUCATION, & EVENTS F IS FOR FISH, FLAG, FOOD, & FORTS G IS FOR GEOLOGY, GHOST TOWNS, & GLOBAL POSITION H IS FOR HISTORIC, HISTORY, & HOLIDAYS I IS FOR INDUSTRIES, INSECTS, & ISLANDS J IS FOR JAZZ & JUDICIAL K IS FOR KARST & KID L IS FOR LAKES, LIBRARIES, & LIGHTHOUSES M IS FOR MILITARY, MOUNTAINS, & MUSEUMS N IS FOR NAME & NATIVE AMERICANS O IS FOR OCEAN & OBSERVATORIES Picture of ocean wave Virginia is bordered to the east by the Atlantic OCEAN and celebrates World Oceans Day. The state is dominated by the Chesapeake Bay a huge arm of the Atlantic Ocean. A broad inlet connects it with the James River to form Hampton Roads one of the largest natural harbors in the world. Delmarva Peninsula was created out of the 3 states that occupy it; Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. There have been many Shipwrecks off the coast of Virginia. Find out why the ocean is Salty.

Picture of telescope Virginia has several OBSERVATORIES and Planetariums. There are also many Astronomy Clubs . The Stokesville Observatory has a Clear Sky Chart. The Staunton River State Park is a Silver-tier International Dark Sky Park. The Chesapeake Planetarium is the first of its kind built by a public school system in Virginia. The state participates in National Astronomy Day P IS FOR PARKS & PEOPLE

Q IS FOR QUARTER, QUILTING, & QUIZ R IS FOR REGIONS, REPTILES, & RIVERS S IS FOR SEA LIFE, & SPORTS T IS FOR TARTAN, TRAILS, TRANSPORTATION, & TREES U IS FOR UNIVERSITIES & USS VIRGINIA V IS FOR VEGETATION & VOLCANOES W IS FOR WATERFALLS, WEATHER, & WILDLIFE X IS FOR XMAS Y IS FOR YMCA & YOUTH HOSTELS Z IS FOR ZIPCODES, ZONES, AND ZOOS

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