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On a clear day, you can see which high mountain (actually a volcano) from Mexico City?

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Popocatepetl. Popocatepetl, an active volcano, is near Mexico city side by side the Iztazihuatl.

What is the capital of Gabon which sits on the west coast of Africa?

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Libreville. Gabon is located on the equator.

Which of these nations borders Cambodia?

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Laos. The internet country code extension for Cambodia is ".kh".

What is the capital of Eritrea which was once a province of Ethiopia?

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Asmara. Since it became independent, Asmara is it's capital.

Where is the "Fertile Crescent" located?

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Iraq. This area, which engulfs Iraq, was once known as Mesopotamia.

Where are the Abaco Islands located?

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Bahamas. The largest island in the Abaco and Cays island group of the Bahamas is Great Abaco.

How many guest rooms are there in Michigan's Grand Hotel?

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385. The Grand Hotel opened in 1887, on Mackinac Island, a resort island where cars are forbidden.

What is the only country crossed by both the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn?

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Brazil. Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America, and fifth largest in the world in both area and population.

What is the capital city of Mexico?

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Mexico City. Mexico City was once an island in Lake Texcoco.

What U.S. National Park is located in southeastern California and southwestern Nevada?

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Death Valley. Death Valley's Badwater Basin is 282 feet below sea level.

In what country would you find Mont St. Michel?

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France. The famous Mont St. Michel can be found on the northern coastline of France.

Which Australian town is named after a number?

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Seventeen Seventy. Seventeen Seventy, Queensland, commemorates James Cooks' voyage along the east coast of Australia.

Skippers Canyon is near which New Zealand town?

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Queenstown. Gold was discovered in Skippers Canyon in 1862.

Which capital city has, as a scenic backdrop, the snow-capped Mount Wellington?

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Hobart, Tasmania. At the summit of Mount Wellington, a lookout provides a view of Hobart below and the land to the East.

Where is Korvatunturi?

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Finland. In Finnish legend, Korvatunturi is the mountain home of Santa Claus.

Which country was formerly known as British Honduras?

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Belize. Belize uses English as its primary language.

Who is featured on California's commemorative quarter, released in 2005?

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John Muir. John Muir was a noted California environmentalist around the turn of the 20th century, after whom a major trail is named.

What nickname is Ireland given?

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Emerald Isle. Ireland is the third-largest island in Europe.

What is the highest mountain in Vermont?

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Mt. Mansfield. The Stowe Mountain ski resort includes part of Mt. Mansfield, the highest mountain in Vermont.

Prague is the capital of what country?

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Czech Republic. In 2004, Prague was ranked sixth in most foreigners visiting a European city after London, Paris, Rome, Madrid and Berlin.

 

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