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Geography of the US Continental Divide

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What is the Continental Divide?

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1. Which of the following is the technical term for a line like the Continental Divide?

2. Where are the two ends of the Continental Divide?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your knowledge of the geographic characteristics of the US Continental Divide by completing these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on:

  • What a triple point is
  • Endpoints of the Continental Divide
  • Longitudinal split of the Continental Divide

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately define the key term continental divide
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the US Continental Divide
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the technical term for a line similar to the Continental Divide

Additional Learning

Expand your understanding of the US Continental Divide by reviewing the lesson titled Geography of US Continental Divide. Following the lesson you will be able to do the following:

  • Identify a picture of the Continental Divide
  • List the highest and lowest points on the divide
  • Name the minor divides
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