Toledo. In 1794, the "Battle of Fallen Timbers" was fought near the current site of Toledo.
Thursday Island, Q.. Thursday Island, off the northern tip of the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland.
Kobe. Kobe is Sea-town's sister city, and their two soccer clubs play annual charity matches.
New York. The New England states are Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Chile. The Andes mountains lie east of Chile.
Brunswick. Harriet Beecher Stowe is most famous for her authorship of the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin".
Ireland. Gaelic, the Irish language, is a Celtic language.
Hoover Dam. The hardhat was invented, and first used, by the Hoover Dam construction workers.
Botswana. Part of the Kalahari Desert is in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.
SVO. The airport code SVO stands for Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow.
Hungary. Hungarians are Magyars, and only Latin based languages use the term Hun- in defining the culture or country.
Kangaroo Island. Kangaroo Island is situated in the Indian Ocean off the coast of South Australia.
Auckland. Auckland has more yachts per capita than any other city in the world.
Pennsylvania. The name Pennsylvania means "Penn's Woods".
Queensland. Alice River in Queensland is also known as Rupertswood.
Cuba. The island now known as Cuba was visited by Christopher Columbus in 1492.
Lincoln Memorial. The 36 columns supporting the Lincoln Memorial are meant to symbolize the 36 states in the Union at the time of Lincoln's death in 1865.
Praia. Praia, Cape Verde was originally settled by the Portuguese who brought in slave labor from West Africa.
Djibouti - Gulf Of Oman. Djibouti lies on the Gulf of Aden, which separates the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean.
Japan. Most of Japan's islands are mountainous and the highest peak, Mount Fuji, is a volcano.