Geography A-Z #1

Can you identify these geographical answers, starting with each letter A to Z?
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Last updated: January 3, 2019
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Hint
Answer
A
Term for an island chain
Archipelago
B
Belmopan is its capital
Belize
C
Study and construction of maps
Cartography
D
A hill of sand
Dune
E
Where a river meets the sea
Estuary
F
Viti Levu is its largest island
Fiji
G
Slow moving river of ice
Glacier
H
One of the Great Lakes
Huron
I
Kópavogur is its second largest city
Iceland
J
Largest of the Channel Islands
Jersey
K
The "Savage Mountain"
K2
L
Latitude's partner
Longitude
M
Canadian prairie province
Manitoba
 
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Answer
N
Holland is one of its regions
Netherlands
O
Opposite of occidental
Oriental
P
Largest ocean
Pacific
Q
Eastern Australian state
Queensland
R
Undersea growth of coral
Reef
S
Largest branch of Islam
Sunni
T
Capricorn or Cancer, e.g.
Tropic
U
U.S. state
Utah
V
Low place between mountains
Valley
W
New Zealand capital
Wellington
X
Greek city "of one thousand colours"
Xanthi
Y
Sea west of South Korea
Yellow
Z
Former name of the D.R. Congo
Zaire
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Level 67
Jun 10, 2015
Brilliant qiuz, i like it very much!
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Level 69
Oct 27, 2015
Aaargh! I tried about 10 different spellings of Huron except the right one.

Maybe accept Xanti for Xanthi? (Got it anyway, just a suggestion to help out others.)

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Level 43
Jan 22, 2017
Hyuron, Hurin, Hyurin, Hyurion, Hurion, Huroin, Hyuroin, Hureon, Huroen, Hurueon, then Huron!
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Level 65
Mar 6, 2017
Hurueon?
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Level 71
Feb 26, 2018
I'm surprised you didn't try Heroin!
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Level 67
Jul 15, 2019
It's not located in Korea. ;)
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Level 41
Mar 20, 2019
I just had no idea how to spell it. Not sure if I really got it.
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Level 46
Jan 2, 2016
There are channel islands of France and the UK, too. Maybe the question could be specified.
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Level 81
May 31, 2018
Why? Are there French Channel Islands that are larger than Jersey?
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Level 60
Oct 21, 2019
No there aren't, there's only one set of Channel Islands.
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Level 69
Apr 22, 2020
Channel Islands National Park is a National Park in California. I'm a NPS junkie and honestly thought of that first and was very confused because the largest island does not begin with J. It took me a moment to switch tracks.
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Level 62
Jan 3, 2016
Only missed Xanthi and Fiji...
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Level 73
Jan 4, 2016
Nice! I thought Akureyri was Iceland's second largest city but perhaps that's only if you consider urban area
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Level 9
Jan 10, 2016
us state you chose Utah what a ripoff
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Level 83
Aug 5, 2016
They needed a U, what did you expect?
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Level 47
Dec 2, 2016
Uruguay or Uzbekistan, that's what I expected.
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Level 83
Feb 21, 2019
Fair enough. :-)
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Level 81
Jan 3, 2019
You're right, U Nork would have been a much better choice.
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Level 76
Sep 21, 2016
I tried Xanthe, then gave up on that one.
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Level 63
Mar 20, 2019
same
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Level 43
Dec 26, 2016
Am I the only one that guessed Kilimanjaro from the KSI song, because KSI thinks he's savage?
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Level 65
Jul 29, 2020
what a banger of a song
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Level 56
Jul 21, 2017
I thought I was going to get 100% until I reached x
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Level 42
Sep 22, 2017
Accept longtitude please
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Level 47
Mar 20, 2019
Why? It's wrong
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Level 67
Jan 29, 2018
i lived in Xanthi for a while, never heard anybody call it "of one thousand colours".
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Level 80
Feb 25, 2018
Never been there and not even sure how I guessed it, but I did.
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Level 82
Jan 3, 2019
I was thinking of anything Greek sounding with an X. I would've tried Xanthia, but didn't need the A at the end. No idea why. Got lucky.
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Level 89
Jan 3, 2019
Not sure how a religion question made its way into a geography quiz.
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Level 88
Jan 3, 2019
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Level 81
Jan 3, 2019
Steve, maybe you should try to make your perspective on geography a little more . . . diverse.
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Level 36
Feb 22, 2019
Uh...
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Level 36
Feb 22, 2019
uh...
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Level 36
Feb 22, 2019
uh...
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Level 36
Feb 22, 2019
Uzbekistan?
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Level 73
Mar 20, 2019
The largest island in the English Channel is the Isle of Wight
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Level 62
Mar 20, 2019
The term "Channel Islands" refers specifically to the archipelago off the coast of Normandy. The Isle of Wight is an island in the English channel, but not a Channel Island.
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Level 47
Mar 20, 2019
Technically it's Great Britain
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Level 56
Mar 21, 2020
TangoMike: It's not part of Great Britain it's its own island
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Level 73
Mar 20, 2019
I put End for where the river meets the sea. It did not work.

NOTE: This is a joke

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Level 53
Mar 22, 2019
I tried "end" too, after apparently misspelling estuary, which was my first answer. I mean... "end" could definitely answer the question, yeah?
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Level 28
Jun 18, 2020
I thought the answer for T was Taurus LOL :D
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Level 47
Oct 25, 2020
I don't get how I don't get any questions below 50% and missing a few while still finishing substantially above average.