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1.Which country leads in having maximum number of sixteen Tripoints? 2. Which European country has a maximum of nine Tripoints? 3. What four regions meet at Canada’s Quadripoint? 4. Lake Chad is bordered by what four countries? 5. Golan Heights are bordered by what four countries? 6. What is the other name for 180th Meridian? 7. What small Himalayan country has the shortest border with China? 8. Run and Ai Islands are part of what Indonesian Archipelago that is believed to be the birthplace of Nutmeg spice? 9. Salvation Islands constitute an archipelago off the coast of what continent? 10. What is the present-day name of Salvation Islands Archipelago? 11. St. Barthelemy or St. Barts in short, is a popular resort island in what island group in the Caribbean? 12. Banaue’s rice terraces were carved out of the Cordillera Central mountains more than 2000 years ago on what island of the Philippines? 13. Troodos Mountains are on what island in the Mediterranean Sea? 14. According to the clock, what major city first experiences a new day and a new year? 15. The Nobel Laureate Meeting is an annual conference of Nobel Prize winners to present to and interact with young researchers from all over the world takes place in Lindau in what country? 16. Bimini is a group of small islands in what archipelago that is west of the Sargasso Sea? 17. What is the newest, aboriginal name for Australia’s Lake Eyre? 18. Kykkos Monastery is in what Mediterranean island country? 19. Santa Cruz is the largest city in what country with Nevado Sajama as the highest point? 20. Douala is the largest city in what country with Mount Fako as the highest point? 21. Chismuyo Bay, located NE of Nicaragua's Casiguina Volcano, is an arm of what small body of water in Central America? 22. To visit Pripyatsky National Park, you must go to what European country bordering Lithuania and Ukraine? 23. What is North Korea's largest port on the Sea of Japan? 24. What peninsula juts into the Strait of Hormuz via Oman? 25. Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital, lies in the middle of what mountains? 26. Ulan Bator lies in what mountains? 27. Mongolia's Huiten Peak, is located in what mountains? 28. The Winisk River of Ontario empties into what large bay? 29. Mount Woodroffe is located in what state of Australia? 30. The Barbadian town of Bridgetown is located on the shoreline of what small bay? (Answers) 1.Which country leads in having maximum number of sixteen Tripoints? (China) 2. Which European country has a maximum of nine Tripoints? (Austria) 3. What four regions meet at Canada’s Quadripoint? (Nunavut, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories) 4. Lake Chad is bordered by what four countries? (Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon) (Forms two sets of tripoints) 5. Golan Heights are bordered by what four countries? (Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon) (Forms two sets of tripoints) 6. What is the other name for 180th Meridian? (Anti-Meridian, as it is bang opposite the Prime Meridian) 7. What small Himalayan country has the shortest border with China? (Bhutan) 8. Run and Ai Islands are part of what Indonesian Archipelago that is believed to be the birthplace of Nutmeg spice? (Moluccas or Spice Islands) 9. Salvation Islands constitute an archipelago off the coast of what continent? (South America) 10. What is the present-day name of Salvation Islands Archipelago? (Devil’s Island) 11. St. Barthelemy or St. Barts in short, is a popular resort island in what island group in the Caribbean? (Lesser Antilles) 12. Banaue’s rice terraces were carved out of the Cordillera Central mountains more than 2000 years ago on what island of the Philippines? (Luzon) 13. Troodos Mountains are on what island in the Mediterranean Sea? (Cyprus) 14. According to the clock, what major city first experiences a new day and a new year? (Auckland, New Zealand) 15. The Nobel Laureate Meeting is an annual conference of Nobel Prize winners to present to and interact with young researchers from all over the world takes place in Lindau in what country? (Germany) 16. Bimini is a group of small islands in what archipelago that is west of the Sargasso Sea? (Bahamas) 17. What is the newest, aboriginal name for Australia’s Lake Eyre? (Kati Thanda) 18. Kykkos Monastery is in what Mediterranean island country? (Cyprus) 19. Santa Cruz is the largest city in what country with Nevado Sajama as the highest point? (Bolivia) 20. Douala is the largest city in what country with Mount Fako as the highest point? (Cameroon) 21. Chismuyo Bay, located NE of Nicaragua's Casiguina Volcano, is an arm of what small body of water in Central America? (Gulf of Fonseca) 22. To visit Pripyatsky National Park, you must go to what European country bordering Lithuania and Ukraine? (Belarus) 23. What is North Korea's largest port on the Sea of Japan? (Hamhung) 24. What peninsula juts into the Strait of Hormuz via Oman? (Musandam Peninsula) 25. Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital, lies in the middle of what mountains? (Ankaratra Mountains) 26. Ulan Bator lies in what mountains? (Khentii Mountains) 27. Mongolia's Huiten Peak, is located in what mountains? (Altay Mountains) 28. The Winisk River of Ontario empties into what large bay? (Hudson Bay) 29. Mount Woodroffe is located in what state of Australia? (South Australia) 30. The Barbadian town of Bridgetown is located on the shoreline of what small bay? (Carlisle Bay)

Friday, July 25, 2014

GeoBee Fact File - July, 2014

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GeoBee News of the Day - July, 2014

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