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Geology and Geography

Test your knowledge of the state’s natural resources and its geography.


1

Where is the geographic center of West Virginia?

2

What are the "Young Appalachians"?

3

Which one of the following natural resources—found in many West Virginia caves— was used as a key ingredient in manufacturing gunpowder during the Civil War?

4

In West Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley lies solely in which one of the following counties?

5

Which one of the following rock formations is NOT located in Pendleton County?

6

What is Elkinsia polymorpha?

7

Miners have given this nickname to a dangerous geologic formation that increases the risk of roof falls in underground coal mines.

8

Where was the Guinness World Record set for “stalagmite sitting”?

9

Which West Virginia River has two names?

10

What is the only natural lake in West Virginia?


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