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By Dberman | Last updated: Jan 10, 2014
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As the Yeah Yeah Yeahs sang in their 2003 hit “Maps,” “They don’t love you like I love you. ” It’s true that most people don’t find maps particularly lovable: confusing, hard to fold, seemingly replaceable by a cheap GPS device. But to geography geeks, maps aren’t just an inconvenience. They’re a way of life. Are you a maphead? Find out on this month’s quiz.
Questions and Answers
What famous pioneer trail stretched 2,000 miles northwest from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette Valley?
What European country’s capital, anciently called Serdica, is now named for the city’s Holy Sophia Church?
The Lena River arises in what country’s Baikal Mountains?
What Canadian province borders both Hudson Bay and the Great Lakes?
What African nation is named for the republics of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, which united to form it in 1964?
On what continent would you find Iguazu Falls, the world’s second largest waterfall in terms of discharge volume?
The West Bank, disputed between Israel and Palestine, is found on the west bank of what river?
If you spot the distinctive “hump” of Camelback Mountain while flying into Sky Harbor Airport, what U.S. city are you visiting?
The vast Takla Makan, which is the world’s second largest sand dune desert, is found in what country?
The Pyrenees mountains run between France and what other country?
Tacloban, the capital of Leyte province, has been much in the news lately. In what country is Tacloban?
Mount Palomar in southern California, Arecibo in Puerto Rico, and Mauna Kea in Hawaii are all sites for what kind of facility?
King Carl XVI Gustaf has his royal palace in what largest city of Scandinavia?
Of the six states of New England, which is by far the largest in area?
On the longest day of the year every June, the sun is directly overhead along what line of latitude, roughly 23 degrees north of the Equator?
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