Geography Generator Puzzle #8

Rearrange the letters in the grid on the left to make one significant 9-letter world location.
In addition to this - drawing only from these 9 letters - solve each geographical answer from the clues given.
Each grid letter may be used only once within an individual answer
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: December 8, 2019
First submittedJanuary 26, 2015
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9-Letter Location
EDINBURGH
Hint
Answer
Golden Gate, e.g.
Bridge
Sea to Sudan's east
Red
Manhattan's street plan
Grid
Ice mass
Berg
River in Cologne
Rhine
Sand hill
Dune
Country on Borneo
Brunei
River bottom
Bed
Mountain spine
Ridge
Follower of Indian religion
Hindu
Hint
Answer
Lion's lair
Den
Street, in France
Rue
Tour escort
Guide
Offshore oil structure
Rig
Alaska-Russia strait
Bering
Niamey is its capital
Niger
Geographically beneath
Under
Geographically in the rear
Behind
Ireland (poetic)
Erin
Scottish stream, brook
Burn
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Level 74
Jul 3, 2015
Aargh...20/21! I was thinking 'spine' as in a pointy thing, like porcupine spines. I'm an idiot...
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Level 69
Oct 8, 2015
The third from the last clue. Interesting that you chose "in" rather than "to".
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Level 86
Oct 8, 2015
The last clue got me on the right track for the puzzle location. Kept wanting the answer to be Hindenburg.
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Level 61
Oct 8, 2015
I also kept trying Hindenburg several times before realizing that it was too many letters....
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Level 66
Aug 13, 2019
Same, well the hindeberg part
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Level 66
Feb 15, 2020
Again, first thing I saw was Hindeburg and could not unsee it.. (and yes I know it actually needs an extra n)
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Level 20
Oct 8, 2015
"Street, in France" should be replaced by "Street, in French".
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Level 63
Oct 8, 2015
Agreed
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Level 62
Oct 8, 2015
'Could', yes. 'Should', no. Either option is fine.
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Level 59
Oct 8, 2015
Mane doesn't work for Lions hair
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Level 62
Oct 8, 2015
??????
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Level 61
Oct 8, 2015
o_o
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Level 62
Oct 8, 2015
Lion's lair, not hair. And there isn't even an "a"!
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Level 17
Oct 12, 2015
could include Bruge, Belgium too :)
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Level 45
Dec 5, 2019
And Bern.
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Level 78
Aug 3, 2016
Any drilling equipment, on land or offshore, is referred to as a rig. The offshore structure is typically called a platform.
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Level 72
Sep 5, 2016
I had no idea what was being asked for by 'Geographically behind' and 'Geographically to the rear'. How are those answers specifically geographical? They just seem like straight up synonyms.
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Level 78
Sep 10, 2016
yeah i was confused too. i eventually figured it out
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Level 52
Oct 10, 2018
and usually he is so pedantic about words needing a geographical reference.....
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Level 66
Aug 13, 2019
Ridge perhaps as an answer? Ofcourse there are many words to make still, but this one would fit in really well in a geography quiz
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Level 72
Jan 16, 2020
Got stuck on the 9-letter place after I made up the concept of a place called Hinduberg. Took way to long to clear that thought, but eventually got the real answer.