Purely Geography

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Which Canadian Province is located between British Columbia and Saskatchewan?
Alberta
What lake borders California and Nevada?
Tahoe
What is the state capital of Kansas
Topeka
At which French city do the rivers Rhone and Saone merge?
Lyon
What mythical structure would you historically find where the Mediterranean Sea flows into the Atlantic Ocean?
Pillars of Hercules
In what country is Machu Picchu?
Peru
What city lies at the confluence of the Solimoes and Negro rivers?
Manaus
What was Benin formerly called?
Dahomey
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In which sea would you locate the Isle of Man?
Irish
Who is probably the most famous person to reside on the Isle of Man?
Nigel Mansell
On what river is the Three Gorges Dam?
Yangtze
In which ocean is the British Territory of Diego Garcia?
Indian
For what lucrative cargo trade were clipper ships built?
Tea
From what country did the clipper ships' cargoes originate?
China
What project brought an end to the need for clipper ships?
Panama Canal
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Level 78
Jun 26, 2015
Personally I would place Cynthia Lennon, John Rhys-Davies, and any of the Bee Gees over that Mansell guy.
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Level 78
Jun 26, 2015
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