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Geography from Space 2006 Quiz

Answers to Geography from Space 2006 Quiz

Image Clue Correct Answer
Terra satellite image courtesy of NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

This capital city in central Europe was divided by a wall from 1961 to 1989. In 2006 it hosted the World Cup final at the stadium indicated by the arrow. Name the city.
Terra satellite image courtesy of NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

Berlin
Topographic shaded relief image from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data courtesy of NASA/JPL/NGA

Located in the North Atlantic Ocean, this landmass is the third largest island in Europe. A large capital city (arrow) lies on the east coast. Name the city.
Topographic shaded relief image from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data courtesy of NASA/JPL/NGA

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

These eight islands line up in the Pacific Ocean. The westernmost island is called Niihau. The large island (far right) is home to active volcanoes and the southernmost point in the United States. Name the island chain.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, NASA/GSFC/ MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

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

The long, narrow island of Java pictured here is densely forested with many volcanic peaks. It is one of five major islands that, along with thousands of other small islands, make up a large Asian country. Name the country.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, NASA/GSFC/ MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Indonesia
Image courtesy of International Space Station Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, NASA/JSC

From 1937 to 1964, this North American bridge was the longest (1.7 miles) suspension bridge in the world. The waterway crossed by the six-lane bridge is sometimes referred to as "Chrysopylae." Name the bridge.
Image courtesy of International Space Station Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, NASA/JSC

Golden Gate Bridge
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapis Response Team, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

At the southern tip of South America is a group of rugged islands named Tierra del Fuego. Name the waterway (white arrow) that separates the islands from the mainland and connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapis Response Team, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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

Two countries combined their names and joined together in 1964 to form the nation outlined here. It lies on the east coast of a large continent. Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika are found on its borders. Name the country.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, NASA/GSFC MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Tanzania
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, NASA/GSFC MODIS Rapid Response Team

This ice-covered land is the second largest island in the world. It is part of the Kingdom of Denmark. Name the island.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, NASA/GSFC MODIS Rapid Response Team

Greenland


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