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Isolated Capitals Looking Northwestwards

Which capital cities are furthest from the nearest capitals that lie northwest of them?
Every time you guess an answer, you are shown the closest capital northwest of the following answer (ie a capital that you reach following a bearing between 225º and 45º)
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First submittedNovember 26, 2015
Last updatedNovember 26, 2015
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D (km)
CAPITAL CITY
CLOSEST CAPITAL
9,662
Ottawa
Ulaanbaatar
3,873
Reykjavik
Ottawa
3,028
Mexico City
Washington
2,717
Canberra
Port-Vila
2,698
Praia
Rabat
2,600
Palikir
Melekeok
2,564
Ulaanbaatar
Astana
2,330
Wellington
Canberra
2,231
Male
Victoria
2,181
Port Moresby
Palikir
D (km)
CAPITAL CITY
CLOSEST CAPITAL
2,049
Astana
Baku
1,902
Dili
Bandar Seri Begawan
1,875
Brasilia
Sucre
1,685
Santiago
Sucre
1,683
Melekeok
Manila
1,612
Khartoum
Cairo
1,573
Windhoek
Luanda
1,497
Dublin
Reykjavik
1,480
Taipei
Seoul
1,479
Sucre
Lima
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level 55
Nov 26, 2015
The closest capital to Ottawa should be Reykjavik at a bearing of 38 degree
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level 70
Nov 26, 2015
I used 'rhombus' bearing, ie you keep following the same bearing throughout the journey even though it means not going in a straight line. Not sure how you got 38 degrees but perhaps that's the bearing you follow at the beginning of a straight line Ottawa-Reykjavik journey?
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level 55
Nov 27, 2015
Yes 38 degree is the initial bearing of the straight line flight