Updated August 2017

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 5 OBSERVATORIES, 11 Planetariums. There are also many Astronomy Clubs . The Stokesville Observatory has a Clear Sky Chart. The Staunton River State Park>/a> 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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