Unusual Geographics Borders by Gat

Champion(s):

PollockJ


Runner(s)-Up:

hypotactic
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Quiz Description

All questions will be on unusual geographic borders, whether they are national, subnational or natural.

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Questions:

What name is given to the unique table-top mountains, Mount Roraima being one of the most notables of its kind, that make up parts of Venezuela's southeastern borders with Brazil and Guyana?

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Tepui

The entrance and the seats of this library are in the United States the while the stage of the opera house is in Canada. Name the state AND the province in which this building is located.

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Vermont, Quebec

The peninsula of Vélez de la Gomera, an example of a rock-fortress that mainly houses military personnel, is connected by an 85m long isthmus to the coast of WHICH COUNTRY, making it one of the shortest land borders in the world?

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Morocco

The numbered exclaves represented by the letter H on this map all belong to which country?

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Belgium

The Moldovan autonomous region seen here is named Gagauzia, after the Gagauz people who live here. Unlike its neighbors who predominantly speak either Slavic or Romance languages, the Gagauz language belongs to which family?

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Turkic

In 2014, after hearing that his daughter wanted to become a real princess, it was revealed that Jeremiah Heaton of Virginia sought to own an unclaimed plot of land located between WHICH two African nations? Heaton even received permission from one of the two countries' authorities to visit the unclaimed territory.

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Egypt, Sudan

What unusual method of transportation became the first cross-border type of its kind, connecting Sanlucar de Guadiana, Spain, and Alcoutim, Portugal? By using this type of transportation, you also get to travel across time zones!

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Zip line

The border town of Manzhouli, China, is very popular among Russian tourists who want to do some cross-border shopping, or simply experience a cultural shock between two major civilizations. However, one of Manzhouli's most notable landmarks is a park filled with huge-sized version of which object closely associated with Russian culture and craftsmanship?

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Matryoshka dolls

The "Broken Bridge" seen here used to connect which two modern-day nations before being damaged in a war? It now serves as a walkway and a viewing platform for curious tourists.

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China, North Korea

The terms "chimney", "salient" and "boothell" are all synonyms of which word used in American English to describe the elongated protrusion of a geopolitical entity?

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Panhandle

Ratmanov and Iŋaliq (or Krusenstern) are two rocky islands better known by which name in English? The name of this archipelago may remind you of a certain hero of the Trojan war.

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Diomede Islands