Sixth Avenue. New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia officially changed the name of Sixth Avenue to Avenue of the Americas in 1945.
More Geography Trivia
385. The Grand Hotel opened in 1887, on Mackinac Island, a resort island where cars are forbidden.
Brazil. Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America, and fifth largest in the world in both area and population.
Mexico City. Mexico City was once an island in Lake Texcoco.
Death Valley. Death Valley's Badwater Basin is 282 feet below sea level.
France. The famous Mont St. Michel can be found on the northern coastline of France.
Seventeen Seventy. Seventeen Seventy, Queensland, commemorates James Cooks' voyage along the east coast of Australia.