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Geography Trivia

Discussion in 'Other Discussions' started by Jerome, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. Jerome

    Jerome Well-Known Member
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    Identify a county with a name that came from a fictional character. . .
     
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    What, something like Europa and Europe? A real country? This I think is extraordinarily difficult.
     
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    Any clues?
     
  4. Jerome

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    OK...the county is in a state that borders Canada. That narrows it down a bit.
     
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    Named after Amerigo Vespucci ... oh you said fictional person. :)
     
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    Bunyon County, Minnesota where they've been eating the same oxtail soup for 47 years.
     
  7. Jerome

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    Nope. It's an actual county. The book originated in the Eastern U.S., but the county is in the West. . .
     
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    I would have guessed Hiawatha, KS... but is not a county.
     
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    Found it!

    It's in a western state with a very small Canadian boarder.

    Rob
     
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    Would this fictional character be found in the book of Mormon? If so, I think I got it as well.
     
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    What....Utah.....please explain? The land of purple cowboy prose, and those folk the Mormons?
     
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    Lemhi County

    http://www.idaho.gov/aboutidaho/county/lemhi

     
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    Here's another geography trivia question:

    If you start from center city Detroit, Michigan, and head directly due south, what is the first foreign country you come to?
     
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    Cuba.......
     
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    Canada. Ford engines are assembled in Windsor.
     
  17. Jerome

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    Anyone know the state or province with the highest percentage of Baptists?
     
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    Not the highest. Think international...
     
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    I believe California is named after a fictional thingy, yeah I know it is a state but I deserve a chocolate fish for knowing that.
     
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