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The most widely distributed carnivore in the New World

Mountain lion

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The poisonous lizard found in the north American desert

Gila monster

2

A relative of the antelope that has hooves like suction cups

Mountain goat

3

The largest cactus in the world

Saguaro

4

The wild sheep of North America

Bighorn

5

Most dangerous animal in North America

Grizzly bear

6

The most widespread cactus

Prickly pear

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The largest land bird in North America

California condor

8

The worlds oldest known living tree

Bristlecone Pine

9

The deepest canyon in the United States

Hells Canyon

10

Highest peak in the Rockies

Mount Elbert

11

The largest desert in North America

Great Basin Desert

12

The deepest lake in the United States

Crater lake

13

The hottest and driest part of North America

Death Valley

14

The highest waterfall in North America

Yosemite Falls

15

This missionary to the car use was martyred for Christ

Marcus Whitman

16

The famous Shoshone who guided Lewis and Clark on their expedition

Sacagawea

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This famous Apache resisted the settlement of the Southwest until he surrendered and was exiled to Fort Pickens in Pensacola, Florida

Geronimo

18

This Indian tribe lived in multi room houses cut into solid rock

Pueblo

19

The most famous leader of the Amex Pierce

Chief Joseph

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This Indian tribe lives near the bottom of the Grand Canyon

Havasupai

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This Indian tribe is famous for its skill and weaving rugs

Navajo

22

This peaceful group of Indians were farmers and had the rule, "everything in moderation, no excess, no waste."

Pueblo

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This Indian tribe became famous as breeders of Appaloosa horses

Next Perce

24

Locate the following mountains

Rocky Mountains, Mount Logan, Mount Aconcagua, Andes Mountains, Sierra Madre Oriental, mount McKinley, Mount St. Helen, Sierra Madre Occidental, appellation Mountains, Mount Rainier

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Find the desert

Great Basin Desert, Atacama Desert Patagonia Desert

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Find the following waterfalls

Niagara Falls, Angel Falls, Yosemite Falls

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Find these other landforms

Brazilian Highlands, Guiana Highlands

28

The longest mountain chain on earth

Cordilleran Chain

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Largest river flowing into the Pacific ocean from North America

Columbia River