knipp – ch. bay #2

What is an area of land that drains into a river or body of water.
watershed
How large is the Chesapeake Bay watershed?
64,000 square miles
What is a body of water that empties into another larger body of water?
tributary
How many states are in the Ch. Bay watershed?
6
What states are found in the Ch. Bay watershed?
New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia
What is the land to water ratio in the Ch. Bay watershed?
14:1
What river empties the most water into the Ch. Bay?
Susquehanna River
On what river is Baltimore found?
Patapsco River
On what river is Washington D.C. found?
Potomac River
What is the name of the peninsula that makes up the Eastern Shore?
Delmarva peninsula