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Geography from Space 2005 Quiz

Answers to Geography from Space 2005 Quiz

Image Clue Correct Answer
IKONOS image courtesy of Space Imaging

The waterfalls in this image lie at the border between two large nations. Name the waterfalls.
IKONOS image courtesy of Space Imaging

Niagara Falls
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This nation in Southeast Asia consists of 7,107 islands. Manila, the capital city, is located on the main island of Luzon. Name this island nation.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Philippines
Terra satellite image courtesy of NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

Dams, canals, and locks hold back the North Sea in this image along the southwest coast of a low-lying country. Name the country.
Terra satellite image courtesy of NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

Netherlands
International Space Station image courtesy of Earth Observations Laboratory, NASA/Johnson Space Center

Occupying both sides of the Bosporus Strait (arrow), this city was once named Constantinople. It was renamed in 1930. Name the city.
International Space Station image courtesy of Earth Observations Laboratory, NASA/Johnson Space Center

Istanbul
QuickBird image courtesy of DigitalGlobe

The Basilica of St. Peter (arrow) is located within the world’s smallest sovereign state. Name the state.
QuickBird image courtesy of DigitalGlobe

Vatican City
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Once referred to as “Seward’s Folly”, this state contains the highest point in North America. Name the state.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Alaska
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Separated from mainland Australia by the Bass Strait, this island is home to many unique animals, including a small marsupial famous for its spine-chilling screeches and bad temper. Name the island.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Tasmania
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The landlocked country outlined on this image is crossed by Africa’s Great Rift Valley. Name the country.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Ethiopia


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