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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
First submittedJanuary 5, 2015
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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
 
Hint
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 64
Jun 10, 2015
Brilliant qiuz, i like it very much!
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level 66
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 44
Jan 22, 2017
Hyuron, Hurin, Hyurin, Hyurion, Hurion, Huroin, Hyuroin, Hureon, Huroen, Hurueon, then Huron!
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level 64
Mar 6, 2017
Hurueon?
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level 68
Feb 26, 2018
I'm surprised you didn't try Heroin!
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level 66
Jul 15, 2019
It's not located in Korea. ;)
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level 42
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 79
May 31, 2018
Why? Are there French Channel Islands that are larger than Jersey?
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level 53
Oct 21, 2019
No there aren't, there's only one set of Channel Islands.
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level 44
Jan 2, 2016
"Holland as one of its regions" isn't a good clue for N because there is no region called Holland; only North Holland and South Holland.
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level 69
Jan 4, 2016
North and South Holland are provinces. "Region" is a perfectly acceptable term for Holland.
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level 52
Oct 14, 2016
"The great lakes" is a region of the US and Canada. It doesn't have to be a province or state.
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level 68
Feb 26, 2018
Just like there's country called Korea, right?
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level 62
Jan 3, 2016
Only missed Xanthi and Fiji...
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level 71
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 80
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 80
Feb 21, 2019
Fair enough. :-)
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level 79
Jan 3, 2019
You're right, U Nork would have been a much better choice.
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level 71
Sep 21, 2016
I tried Xanthe, then gave up on that one.
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level 60
Mar 20, 2019
same
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level 44
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 6
Mar 22, 2017
really good luv it!
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level 50
Jul 21, 2017
I thought I was going to get 100% until I reached x
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level 40
Sep 22, 2017
Accept longtitude please
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level 47
Mar 20, 2019
Why? It's wrong
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level 66
Jan 29, 2018
i lived in Xanthi for a while, never heard anybody call it "of one thousand colours".
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level 77
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 84
Jan 3, 2019
Not sure how a religion question made its way into a geography quiz.
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level 83
Jan 3, 2019
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level 79
Jan 3, 2019
Steve, maybe you should try to make your perspective on geography a little more . . . diverse.
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level 34
Feb 22, 2019
Uh...
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level 34
Feb 22, 2019
uh...
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level 34
Feb 22, 2019
uh...
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level 34
Feb 22, 2019
Uzbekistan?
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level 70
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 70
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 54
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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