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Geography from Space 2004 Quiz

Answers to Geography from Space 2004 Quiz

Image
Clue
Correct Answer
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques DesCloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, 
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

At the southern tip of the large landmass in this image, a string of islands and reefs curves to the west. Name this chain, which extends for about 300 kilometers (200 miles).
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques DesCloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Florida Keys
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques DesCloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

This country located in the Indian Ocean is the fourth largest island in the world. Name this island, which is separated from east Africa by the Mozambique Channel.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques DesCloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Madagascar
Aqua satellite image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

The Great Lakes lie along the border between the United States and Canada. The city of Toronto is located on the shores of the easternmost and smallest lake. Name this lake.
Aqua satellite image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Lake Ontario
IKONOS image courtesy of Space Imaging

A rectangular moat outlines a small section of a capital city that will host an international event in 2008. Palaces of ancient emperors stand on the grounds inside the moat. Name the area surrounded by the moat.
IKONOS image courtesy of Space Imaging

Forbidden City
Topographic shaded relief image from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data courtesy of NASA/JPL/NIMA

A vast mountain range stretches along the entire Pacific coast of South America. Name the mountain range.
Topographic shaded relief image from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data courtesy of NASA/JPL/NIMA

Andes
Image provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Snow covers eastern Canada in this scene from early spring. The Bay of Fundy borders the western side of the province marked with arrows. Name this province that lies mostly on a peninsula.
Image provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Nova Scotia
Image provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Name the country that covers most of the area of this peninsula. It is bordered on the south by Yemen and on the southeast by Oman.
Image provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Saudi Arabia
Image courtesy of Earth Sciences and Image Analysis Laboratory, NASA/Johnson Space Center

Astronauts on the International Space Station photographed an erupting volcano in October 2002. This European volcano is located on an island in the Mediterranean Sea. Name the volcano.
Image courtesy of Earth Sciences and Image Analysis Laboratory, NASA/Johnson Space Center

Mt. Etna

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