Statistics for North American Physical Geography

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  • The average score is 16 of 27

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
Mountain range stretching from New Mexico to British ColumbiaRocky Mountains
95%
Long river that flows from Minnesota to LouisianaMississippi River
93%
Set of five large, freshwater lakes between the US and CanadaGreat Lakes
92%
Mountain range stretching from Alabama to NewfoundlandAppalachian Mountains
83%
Lowest, driest, and hottest location in North AmericaDeath Valley
81%
Strait separating North America from AsiaBering Strait
81%
Largest island in this seaCuba
79%
Highest peak in North AmericaDenali
78%
Large sea east of Central AmericaCaribbean Sea
76%
Long, narrow peninsula south of the state of CaliforniaBaja California
75%
Narrow strip of land that connected North America to South America until 1914Isthmus of {Panama}
75%
Largest freshwater lake in North America (and, by surface area, in the world)Lake Superior
74%
Large bay that cuts deeply into eastern CanadaHudson Bay
73%
Region of swampy wetlands in southern FloridaEverglades
73%
By some measures, the longest river in North AmericaMissouri River
65%
Peninsula that includes part of southeastern Mexico and parts of Belize and GuatemalaYucatan Peninsula
63%
River which drains the above lakesSt. Lawrence River
54%
Broad expanse of mostly fertile prairie in central US and CanadaGreat Plains
52%
Largest saltwater lake in North AmericaGreat Salt Lake
51%
Largest island in North America (excluding Greenland)Baffin Island
50%
Range in which above peak is locatedSierra Nevada
46%
Highest peak in contiguous United StatesMount Whitney
27%
Large, arid drainage area of western US that does not open to the sea, includes
most of Utah and almost all of Nevada
Great Basin
23%
Huge stretch of very old igneous rock covered with a thin layer of soil
that covers over half of Canada
Canadian Shield
21%
Longest river in CanadaMackenzie River
20%
Trio of mountain ranges that extend along the eastern, southern,
and western coasts of Mexico
Sierra Madre
19%
Swampy region of the above with no roads going through it{Darién} Gap
14%

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