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Geography from Space 2007 Quiz

Answers to Geography from Space 2007 Quiz

Image
Clue
Correct Answer
International Space Station image courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA/JSC

About 3.5 kilometers (2 miles) high, this sacred volcano plays an important role in the Japanese religion Shinto. It has erupted at least 16 times since 781 AD. Name the volcano.
International Space Station image courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA/JSC

Mount Fuji
International Space Station image courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA/JSC

This historic North American city lies on the Charles River. It is served by Logan International Airport (white arrow), which is located on a famous harbor. Name the city.
International Space Station image courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA/JSC

Boston
Image courtesy of the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/GSFC and ORBIMAGE

This narrow salty sea (white arrow) extends to the north into the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba. On its southern end, a strait separates it from the Gulf of Aden. Name the sea.
Image courtesy of the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/GSFC and ORBIMAGE

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

This Scandinavian country (marked with white arrows) shares a border with Germany and comprises a peninsula and hundreds of islands. Name the country.
Terra satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, NASA/GSFC/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Denmark
International Space Station image courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA/JSC

This country shares the shores of Lake Geneva (white arrow) with its northern neighbor France. Known for its alpine terrain, it is a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Name the country.
International Space Station image courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA/JSC

Switzerland
Landsat 7 image courtesy of USGS

A large city lies on a bay and is home to the world famous beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana. Centuries ago, Portuguese sailors mistook the bay for a river mouth and gave the region a name that means River of January. Name the city.
Landsat 7 image courtesy of USGS

Rio de Janeiro
Aqua satellite image courtesy of the Earth Observatory and the NASA/GSFC/MODIS Rapid Response Team

A scenic feature (marked with white arrows) on the Colorado Plateau reaches depths of up to 1.8 kilometers (1.1 miles). Name the feature.
Aqua satellite image courtesy of the Earth Observatory and the NASA/GSFC/MODIS Rapid Response Team

The Grand Canyon
International Space Station image courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA/JSC

A city lies where the Blue Nile and the White Nile join together to form one great river that flows north all the way to the Mediterranean Sea. The city is the capital of Sudan. Name the city.
International Space Station image courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA/JSC

Khartoum

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