Geography From Space

Geography from Space 2017

Answers to Geography from Space 2017

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Clue
Correct Answer
Suomi NPP image courtesy of NASA and NOAA

Bright lights near the center of this nighttime image mark the capital of a large country that is bordered on the north by the Pyrenees mountain range and on the south by the Strait of Gibraltar. Name the country.
Suomi NPP image courtesy of NASA and NOAA

Spain
International Space Station image courtesy of NASA

A shadow darkens the clouds over the Midwestern United States in this orbital view taken on August 21, 2017. What produced this shadow?
International Space Station image courtesy of NASA

Solar Eclipse
Terra-MODIS mosaic courtesy NASA Earth Observatory

In this image, a vast desert (white arrows) stretches across the northern portion of a large continent. Name the desert.
Terra-MODIS mosaic courtesy NASA Earth Observatory

Sahara Desert
Landsat mosaic courtesy of USGS

These 8 volcanic islands are part of a well-known Pacific Island group. The bottom tip of the largest island is the southernmost point in the 50 United States. Name this island group.
Landsat mosaic courtesy of USGS

Hawaiian Islands
Aqua-MODIS image courtesy of NASA/GSFC

This Asian nation is made up of many islands. Its capital (white arrow) is a populous commercial and economic hub that borders on a bay that shares its name. Name the capital city.
Aqua-MODIS image courtesy of NASA/GSFC

Tokyo
Terra-MODIS mosaic courtesy NASA Earth Observatory

A cape (white arrow) near the southern tip of South America lies where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Pacific. Name the cape.
Terra-MODIS mosaic courtesy NASA Earth Observatory

Cape Horn
Aqua-MODIS image courtesy of NASA/GSFC

The large sea in the center of this image is filled with bright swirls of tiny organisms called phytoplankton. The light blue-green color contradicts the name of this sea. Name the sea.
Aqua-MODIS image courtesy of NASA/GSFC

Black Sea
Terra-MODIS image courtesy of NASA/GSFC

A long river (yellow arrows) flows from Lake Ontario (green arrow) through two Canadian provinces and empties into a gulf that borders the Atlantic Ocean. Name the river.
Terra-MODIS image courtesy of NASA/GSFC

St. Lawrence River

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