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Eight Letter Geography #2

Guess these geographic answers that are exactly eight letters long.
  • All the answers are a single word
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - Oct 13, 2015
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Capital of Chile
Turkey's biggest city
Scottish archipelago composed of
Inner and Outer parts
Africa's largest lake
Most-spoken variety of Chinese
Congolese capital
Largest city in New Zealand
Term for a mountain under the ocean
County in northwest England, home
to a grinning cat
River that gives Los Angeles
much of its water
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Singapore's neighbor
Far southwestern English town. Musical
pirates live there
Second biggest city in the Tokyo area
French region. Site of the D-Day invasion
Capital of Hawaii
Bangkok is its capital
Tanzania island.
Briefly an independent country
Primary language of Madagascar
Second biggest city in Colombia
The main peninsula of Turkey.
Also called Asia Minor
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(77)
Maybe change the Auckland hint to e.g. the largest city in New Zealand. Wellington is the capital, right?
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Oct 12, 2015
(77)
…and also, "Yokohama" doesn't seem to work. Or maybe I just typed it wrong nineteen times in a row.
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Oct 12, 2015
(69)
it says YokohOma xD
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Oct 12, 2015
(76)
+1, Auckland is not the capital of New Zealand.
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Oct 12, 2015
(68)
Either that, or this quiz has been around for a while - Auckland was the capital until 1865.
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Oct 13, 2015
All fixed. Thanks.
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Oct 13, 2015
(79)
The city in Japan is called yokohAma not yokohOma. Also the Auckland thing. Good quiz otherwise.
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Oct 12, 2015
(67)
Yoooookohoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain . . .
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Oct 13, 2015
(71)
Like.
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Jan 25, 2016
(54)
Yokohoma where the wavin' wheat, can sure smell sweet, when the wind comes right behind the raaaain
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Feb 8, 2016
(58)
I thought Singapore was an island?
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Oct 12, 2015
(73)
It is, but still a neighbour of Malaysia.
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Oct 13, 2015
(76)
There's a (very short) land border - basically the width of a causeway, if memory serves.
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Oct 20, 2015
(65)
And it used to be part of Malaysia until expelled back in 1965--the only case I know of in which a country renounced sovereignty over a region that was not trying to secede.
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Jan 25, 2016
(60)
^ Seriously? What was the reason? I'm sure there's a great story behind it!
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Jan 25, 2016
(60)
A trawl through Wikipedia reveals that race riots in Singapore and demographic differences led to discontent on both sides. So, after just two years of unity, "the Malaysian Parliament voted 126 to 0 to expel Singapore from Malaysia with Singaporean delegates not present." Fascinating indeed.
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Jan 25, 2016
(34)
I am from Singapore. The "land border" is artificial, basically a bridge, or what we call a causeway, joining both sides. We are an island.
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Nov 14, 2016
(55)
Seamount sounds so obvious, yet I've never heard of it, interesting. Also completely clueless about Anatolia.
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Jan 25, 2016
(45)
Seamounts are formed from volcanic activity, and either never reached the surface or were at one point volcanic islands.
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Jan 25, 2016
(39)
3 mins left, all correct. Forgot Colorado river for the Los Angeles question until 3.04 left.
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Jan 25, 2016
(46)
You must be an awesome guy...
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Jan 25, 2016
(60)
Awesome, guy.
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Jan 25, 2016
(38)
I'd never heard of the Malagasy language until now. It's crazy that the language of Madagascar is related to languages from SE Asian islands and not African languages even though it is only 225 miles from Africa.
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Jan 26, 2016
(60)
I've heard of the Malagasy Republic. Is that still a thing?
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Feb 9, 2017
(57)
Seamount!?
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Oct 5, 2016
(56)
Ugh. I keep thinking that one of Zanzibars Zs is an S because in German it's called Sansibar.
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May 10, 2017
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