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Geography from Space 2003 Quiz

Answers to Geography from Space 2003 Quiz

Image Clue Correct Answer
SeaWiFS image courtesy NASA/GSFC, and ORBIMAGE

The peninsula in this image is occupied by two countries divided by a demilitarized zone. Name the two countries.
SeaWiFS image courtesy NASA/GSFC, and ORBIMAGE

North Korea and South Korea
MODIS/Terra image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, NASA/GSFC

The westernmost country on this peninsula has a rugged coastline with many fjords carved by glaciers. Name this country.
MODIS/Terra image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, NASA/GSFC

Norway
SeaWiFS image courtesy NASA/GSFC, and ORBIMAGE

This body of water is the third largest of the Great Lakes. It lies entirely within the United States and is connected to another Great Lake through the Straits of Mackinac. Name the lake pictured.
SeaWiFS image courtesy NASA/GSFC, and ORBIMAGE

Lake Michigan
MODIS/Terra image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, NASA/GSFC

This island lies on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and is a site of active volcanism. The large glacier Vatnajokull is located in the southeast. Name the island.
MODIS/Terra image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, NASA/GSFC

Iceland
MODIS/Aqua image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, NASA/GSFC

This peninsula extending to the north is located in Mexico. Scientists have found evidence here of a catastrophic meteorite impact around 65 million years ago. The environmental consequences of the impact may have contributed to the demise of the dinosaurs. Name the peninsula.
MODIS/Aqua image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, NASA/GSFC

Yucatan Peninsula
Landsat 7 ETM+ image courtesy of Robert Simmon, NASA/GSFC

The muddy-colored Mississippi River winds through this port city founded by the French in the 18th century. Name the city.
Landsat 7 ETM+ image courtesy of Robert Simmon, NASA/GSFC

New Orleans
SRTM/Landsat 7 image, courtesy NASA/JPL/NIMA

This volcano, located in Tanzania, is the highest point in Africa. This image was constructed by laying Landsat satellite imagery over topographic data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The topography is exaggerated two times. Name the volcano.
SRTM/Landsat 7 image, courtesy NASA/JPL/NIMA

Mt. Kilimanjaro
MODIS/Aqua image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, NASA/GSFC

Arrows indicate a small country that juts out into the Persian Gulf. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Its capital city is Doha. Name this Middle Eastern country.
MODIS/Aqua image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, NASA/GSFC

Qatar


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