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Falls between Lakes Erie and Ontario

Niagra Falls

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Sea between China and Korea

Yellow Sea

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Sea north of Black Sea and Crimean peninsula

Sea of Azov

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Australia's largest island

Tasmania

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Marshall Island's site of first atomic test in pacific

Eniwetok

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"Pony" island in English Chanel

Shetland Island

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Mountain Chain: Eastern United States

Appalachians

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Major River of: Israel

Jordan

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Major River west of the Rockies

Colorado

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Volcano in Indonesia

Krakatoa

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World's highest mountain chain

Himalayas

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Mountain Chain: South Dakota

Black Hills

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Major River of: Kiev

Dnieper

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World's saltiest body of water

Dead Sea

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Mountain Chain: California

Sierra Nevada

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Strait separating Italy and Sicily

Strait of Messina

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Swedish-Finnish Gulf

Gulf of Bothnia

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Major River of: Louisville-Cincinnati

Ohio

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World's highest Mountain

Mt. Everest

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Major River of: West central France

Loire

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Prince Edward Island gulf

Gulf of St. Lawrence

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Mountain Chain: Georgia-North Carolina

Blue Ridge Mountains

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Major River of: Hamburg

Elbe

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Highest Mountain in: South America

Mt. Aconcagua

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Major River of: Nebraska

(North) Platte

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Major River of: Baghdad

Tigris

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Sound south of cape cod

Nantucket sound

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Island Group including Tenerife

Canary Islands

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Volcano in Mexico

Paracuten

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Mountain Chain: Northeastern New York

Adirondacks (home to Algonquin Peak)

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North African Desert

Sahara Desert (World's largest)

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Major River of: "Big Muddy" river

Missouri

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Major River of: Robert Burns' "Sweet" river

Afton

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Lake between Switzerland and France

Lake Geneva

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Highest Mountain in: New Hampshire

Mt. Washington

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Largest lake in South America

Lake Titicaca

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Liffey River bay

Dublin bay

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Mountain Chain: Spain

Sierra Nevada

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California immigrant island

Angel Island

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Mountain Chain: French-Spanish border

Pyrenees

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Mountain Chain: Wyoming

(Grand) Tetons

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Major River of: Northwest Europe

Rhine

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Major River of: Budapest

Danube

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Falls on the Brazil-Argentina Border

Iguazu Falls

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Bikini island group

Marshall Islands

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Major River of: Pakistan

Indus

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Major River of: Boston

Charles

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Alaska's largest island

Kodiak Island

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Major River of: Lisbon

Tagus

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Famous Mountains: Ten Commandments

Mt. Sinai

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Highest Mountain in: Hawaii

Mauna Kea

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Source of the Mississippi River

Lake Itaska - Minnesota

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Major River of: St. Petersburg

Neva

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Bay on Beaufort Sea

Prudhoe Bay

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Second-largest island in the Mediterrenean

Sardinia

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South American Desert

Atacama (World's driest place)

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Mountain Chain: New England

Presidential Range

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Major River of: Montreal

St. Lawrence

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Israeli Desert

Negev

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Highest Mountain in: Asia

Mt. Everest

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Volcano in Philippines

Mt. Pinitubo

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Main island of Japan

Honshu

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World's largest bay

Hudson bay

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Mountain Chain: Arkansas-Missouri

Ozarks

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Highest Mountain in: East of the Mississippi

Mt. Mitchell - NC

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Largest tropical island

New Guinea

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Southwest American Desert

Mojave

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Highest Mountain in: Oregon

Mt. Hood

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Persian Gulf Strait

Strait of Hormuz

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Highest Mountain in: Colorado

Mt. Elbert

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Major River of: Poland

Vistula

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Major Dreyfus and Papillon were exiled here

Devil's Island

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Indian/Pakistan desert

Thar desert

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Major River of: Spain

Ebro

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Lake behind Grand Coulee Dam

Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake

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Canada's northern-most island

Ellesmere Island

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Mountain Chain: South central Europe

Alps

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Strait between English Channel and North Sea

Strait of Dover

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Sea between India and Arabian Peninsula

Arabian Sea

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World's largest marsh

Everglades

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Volcano in Sicily

Mt. Etna (Europe's highest Volcano)

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Major River of: West Africa

Congo

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Volcano in Martinique

Mt. Pelee

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World's largest gulf

Gulf of Mexico

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Chile and Argentina's southern island

Tierra del Fuego

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Highest Mountain in: Europe

Mt. Blanc

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Gulf between Iran and Arabian peninsula

Persian Gulf

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Irish Sea island

Isle of Man

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Main island of the Philippines

Luzon

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World's deepest lake

Lake Baikal (Siberia)

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Largest island in the United States

Hawaii (The Big Island)

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Major River of: Iowa

Des Moines

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Major River of: Northeast Africa

Nile

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Mountain Chain: New Zealand

Southern Alps

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Highest Mountain in: Greece

Mt. Olympus

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Asia's smallest island country

Singapore

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Major River of: Vietnam and Cambodia

Mekong

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Nova Scotia island

Cape Breton

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Major River of: Scotland

Clyde

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Islands 500 miles Northwest of Scotland

Hebrides

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Mountain Chain: Tennessee-North Carolina

Great Smoky Mountains

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Major River of: Ireland

Shannon

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Prison located on San Francisco bay island

Alcatraz

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World's highest waterfall

Angel Falls - Venezuela

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Famous Mountains: New Hampshire profile

Great Stone Face

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Major River of: Little Rock

Arkansas

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Lake behind Aswan High Dam

Lake Nasser

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U.S. naval base in souther Indian Ocean

Diego Garcia

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Southwest USA/Northern Mexico Desert

Sonoran Desert

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Antigua's sister island

Barbuda

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Strait dividing Asia and North America

Bering Strait

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Australian deserts

Victoria and Great Sandy Deserts

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Highest Mountain in: North America

Mt. McKinley (a.k.a. Danili)

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Mountain Chain: Washington-Oregon

Cascades

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Mountain Chain: North central Italy

Dolomites

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The Statue of Liberty sits on this island

Bedloe's Island

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World's highest tide

Bay of Fundy (Canada)

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Equador's Pacific islands

Galapagos

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Volcano in Hawaii

Kilauea

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Major Falls in Natal - South Africa

Tugela Falls

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Major River of: Vienna

Danube

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St. Vincent's sister island

Grenadines

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Falls on the Zambezi River

Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe

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Europe's smallest island nation

Malta

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Mountain Chain: Vermont

Green Mountains

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Highest Mountain in: Washington

Mt. Rainier

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Major River of: Virginia

James

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Major River of: New York State

Hudson

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Famous Mountains: Rio de Janeiro

Sugarloaf

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World's second highest mountain chain

Andes

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Highest Mountain in: Africa

Mt. Kilamanjaro

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Texas island that is one hundred miles long

Padre Island

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Formerly known as Sandwich islands

Hawaii

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Europe's largest island

Great Britain

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Sea between Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Red Sea

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Largest island of the Netherland Antilles

Curacao

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Western Canada's largest island

Vancouver Island

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Strait separating North and South Islands of New Zealand

Cook Strait

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Mountain Chain: Eastern USA

Appalachians

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World's longest strait

Strait of Malacca (Indonesia)

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Chile's Pacific island

Easter island

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Highest Mountain in: Antarctica

Vinson Massif

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Major River of: North Dakota

Red River (of the North)

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Major River of: Dublin

Liffey

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Sea between Italy and Balkan peninsula

Adriatic sea

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World's largest swamp

Gran Pantanal (Brazil)

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Georgia - Bulgaria and Ukraine Sea

Black Sea

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Sea in Israel - a.k.a. Lake Tiberias

Sea of Galilee

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Sea between Russia and Alaska

Bering Sea

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Formerly known as Cook Islands

New Zealand

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Bahama's most populous island

New Providence

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Danish islands between Iceland and Great Britain

Faroe Islands

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Sea separating Asian and European Turkey

Sea of Marmara

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Major River of: River that feeds Lake Geneva

Rhone

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Major River of: Idaho

Snake

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Formerly known as the Malagasy Republic

Madagascar

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Marshall Island's site of first Hydrogen bomb test

Bikini

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Bangladesh bay

Bay of Bengal

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Major River of: Northeast India

Ganges

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Canals in Venice and China

Grand Canals

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Sea west of Vietnam - east of the Philippines

South China Sea

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Major River of: Harrisburg - PA

Susquehanna (Three Mile Island)

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Indonesia's western-most main island

Sumatra

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Latvia - Lithuania - and Estonia Sea

Baltic Sea

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Brunei's island

Borneo

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Largest lake lying within U.S. boundaries

Lake Michigan

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World's largest sea

South China Sea

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New York-Vermont lake

Lake Champlain

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Deepest lake in the U.S.

Crater Lake

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Mountain Chain: India-Asia divider

Himalayas

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Chinese/Mongolian desert

Gobi desert

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Mountain Chain: Northwest Africa

Atlas

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Major River of: Venezuela

Orinoco

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Major River of: Rome

Tiber

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Major River of: London

Thames

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Major River of: New England

Connecticut

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Strait at southern end of South America

Strait of Magellan

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Famous Mountains: Iwo Jima

Mt. Suribachi

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Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan sea

Aral sea

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Large southern island of Japan

Kyushu

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St. Croix and St. Thomas Island group

Virgin Islands

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Strait dividing Spain and Morocco

Strait of Gibralter

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Tahiti island group

Society Islands

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Major River of: South Africa

Orange

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Volcano in Iceland

Mt. Hekla

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Lake behind Hoover Dam

Lake Mead

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Jakarta's island

Java

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Major River of: Northwest Canada

Mackenzie

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Canal connecting Hudson River and Great lakes

Erie Canal

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Volcano in Washington

Mt. St. Helens

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Mountain Chain: Central Italy

Apenines

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Famous Mountains: Atlanta

Stone Mountain

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Tanzania's island

Zanzibar

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Major River of: Turkey

Meander

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Portuguese islands in Atlantic

Azores

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Major River of: Northern Vietnam

Red River

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Islands of the world's worst airline disaster - owned by Spain

Canary Islands

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Major River of: Washington - D.C.

Potomac

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Major River of: Liverpool

Mersey

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Mountain Chain: Montana-Wyoming

Bighorn Mountains

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World's longest freshwater lake

Lake Tanganyika

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Mountain Chain: Europe-Asia divider

Urals

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Guam island group

Mariana or Micronesia

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Major River of: East Africa

Zambezi

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Major River of: Texas-New Mexico

Rio Grande

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Island just south of India

Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)

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Island that welcomed 19th century U.S. immigrants

Ellis Island

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Volcano in Antarctica

Mt. Erebus

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Highest Mountain in: Great Britain

Ben Nevis

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Mountain Chain: Eastern Europe

Carpathian

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Gulf of western Africa

Gulf of Guinea

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Highest Mountain in: Canada

Mt. Logan

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Mountain Chain: Eastern Pennsylvania

Poconos

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Mallorca and Ibiza Island group

Balearic islands

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Caribbean ABC islands

Aruba - Bonaire - Curacao

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Island in Manila Bay

Corregidor

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World's second highest mountain

K-2 (Mt. Godwin-Austen)

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Sea between Greece and Turkey

Aegean Sea

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Highest Mountain in: Australia

Mt. Kosciusko

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Major River of: Cairo

Nile

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Highest Mountain in: Lower 48 states

Mt. Whitney - CA

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Major River of: Argentina-Uruguay

Rio de la Plata

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Southwest African desert

Namib

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Canada's largest island

Baffin Island

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Southern African Desert

Kalahar Desert

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Bounty mutineer's island

Pitcairn

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Guadalcanal island group

Solomon Islands

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U.S. highest waterfall

Ribbon Falls - Yosemite

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Volcano in Alaska

Mt. Readout

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Washington state sound

Puget Sound

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Mountain Chain: Minnesota

Masabi Range

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Highest Mountain in: Japan

Mt. Fuji (Fujiyama)

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Mountain Chain: South America

Andes

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Major River of: Florence

Arno

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Highest Mountain in: Tennessee

Clingman's Dome

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Volcano in Italian Mainland

Mt. Vesuvius

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Sea between Ireland and Great Britain

Irish Sea

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Major River of: Paris

Seine

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Sea east of Australia - home to great barrier reef

Coral sea

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Island of Mt. Suribachi

Iwo Jima

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Mountain Chain: Southern New York

Catskills

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Mountain Chain: Southwest Russia

Caucasus

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Major River of: Atlanta

Chattahoochee

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Volcano in Montserrat

Soufriere

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Spanish-French bay

Bay of Biscay

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Largest island in the Mediterrenean

Sicily

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Highest Mountain in: Israel

Mt. Marion

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Highest Mountain in: Turkey

Mt. Ararat

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Mountain Chain: Canada-USA-Mexico

Rockies

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Large northern island of Japan

Hokkaido

251

Major River of: Stalingrad

Volga

252

Major River of: Alaska

Yukon

253

Major River of: Montana

Missouri

254

Blue Grotto island

Capri

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New Zealand's main islands

North and South islands

256

Famous Mountains: Italian-Swiss border

Matterhorn

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Island of giant monitor lizards

Komodo

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Belgium - Norway and Denmark Sea

North Sea