What are the easternmost and westernmost points in the United States?
Provincetown (Cape Cod), Mass. and Eureka Calif.
West Quoddy Head, Maine and Cape Wrangell, Alaska
Honolulu, Hawaii and Key Largo, Fla.
Hint: Measure from the geographic center of the U.S., including Hawaii and Alaska.
What is the speed limit in the Erie Canal?
no speed limit
Hint: The speed limit matches the travelling speed of a Segway motorized personal transporter.
What geographical and meteorological phenomena are known as the “devil winds”?
Santa Ana winds
Hint: The winds form between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Rocky Mountains.
Lake Ontario is the source for which river?
Hint: This river empties into a gulf of the same name.
How many territories are currently under U.S. jurisdiction?
Hint: All but Palmyra Atoll are unincorporated territories.
What boundary is 1,933 mi. (3,111 km) in length?
boundary between Alaska and Canada
boundary between the 48 conterminous states (including the Great Lakes) and Canada
boundary between the U.S. and Mexico
Hint: If you were to drive from New York to San Francisco, you would travel approximately 2,907 mi.
There are 92 mountain peaks over 14,000 ft tall in the U.S. Where are the majority located?
Hint: Sunshine Peak just makes the cut at 14,001 ft.
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