Satellite Images Quiz #4

Difficulty level: hard. Guess what is pictured in these satellite images.
All images from the Landsat satellite
Quiz by Quizmaster
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Last updated: March 27, 2018
First submittedJuly 11, 2011
Times taken69,630
Average score52.9%
Rating4.47
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region
island
lake
island
city
U.S. state
peninsula
peninsula
island
lake
"country"
island
lake
body of water
island chain
peninsula
island chain
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Level 37
Nov 7, 2013
So few got Scandinavia?
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Level 75
Aug 4, 2017
87% is so few?
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Level 43
Aug 12, 2017
Funny that since you wrote the answer to one of the questions as one of the first comments, the percentage has increased greatly
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Level 66
Aug 12, 2017
Ferrets10 knows what's up...
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Level 55
Jan 7, 2020
Yeah, I think there may be a few people looking in the comments for answers. You know, just a few...
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Level 77
Aug 12, 2017
I kept typing Norway and Sweden wondering why they didn't work. Only after the time was up did I realize the clue was "region", not "country". Sigh.
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Level 16
Aug 12, 2017
That was one of the only ones I got
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Level 69
Aug 12, 2017
I got scandinavia, but aren't Finland and Iceland part of scandinavia too?
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Level 60
Aug 12, 2017
Denmark, Norway and Sweden are the only countries considered Scandinavian. Finland, Iceland and the Scandinavian Countries are Nordic. Sometimes Estonia, Greenland and The Faroe Islands are also considered Nordic, it depends on who you ask. :)
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Level 72
Feb 22, 2019
Geographically Finland does not belong to Scandinavia. In the political sense we're sometimes said to belong but a better wording in that sense is "the Nordic Countries", which contain also Denmark and Iceland.
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Level 63
Feb 22, 2019
Correct term is fennoscandia if you want to include Finland, but that leaves Denmark out which is scandinavian. Nordic countries is the best word to use as it covers the whole area.
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Level 39
Jan 7, 2022
If I'm correct, Fennoscandia is a more geographical term.
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Level 53
Jan 14, 2014
So few got Lake Victoria?
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Level 81
Dec 7, 2015
It's hardly distinctive.
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Level 74
Oct 25, 2018
That's not what Speke thought.
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Level 37
Dec 31, 2021
I typed "Victory lake"
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Level 23
Dec 31, 2021
Almost. I wrote "Big Bear lake"
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Level 20
Jan 25, 2014
I don't get how this is supposed to be hard. I got 17/17 3 minutes to spare. I won the National geographic bee in Washington dc. I know all this stuff. Make some harder quizzes like this quizmaster.
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Level 34
Mar 21, 2015
May I ask what year?
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Level 71
Aug 24, 2016
CoolDood try some of my quizzes under ' Mal's ' in the search box.
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Level 55
Aug 14, 2017
Ooh, look at me. I'm special!
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Level 43
Feb 7, 2019
When did you win?
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Level 46
Mar 4, 2019
We got a badass over here....
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Level 29
May 30, 2019
If you’re an expert in the subject it’s not surprising you don’t find it hard. It’s surprising an expert would find that worth mentioning though. There’s this Facebook group called “guess the city” where they guess satellite images of cities and it’s much harder than this. You might be happier there.
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Level 69
Dec 31, 2021
play geoguessr lol
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Level 47
Feb 15, 2014
I am proud that I am one of the few who got the Canary Islands (been there), but missed Alaska (it was on the tip of my tongue) :(
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Level 71
Dec 16, 2015
Wow! .......... you must have a big tongue!
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Level 77
Aug 24, 2016
Like.
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Level 29
Aug 14, 2017
Ha ha ha.....nice one !!!
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Level 36
Feb 15, 2014
Crimea
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Level 83
Feb 16, 2014
Quizmaster, if you ever run out of ideas, I think these (along with all the other geography quizzes) will keep people happy forever!
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Level 28
Feb 16, 2014
could you also add anything that contains 'channel', 'dover' and 'calais' as possible good answers? The name for this channel is quite different from country to country you live in :)
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Level 55
Mar 19, 2020
La Manche is accepted
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Level 23
Mar 10, 2014
I'm one of the 7% that got Great Bear Lake
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Level 27
Aug 24, 2016
You mean 11%
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Level 66
Aug 12, 2017
Imagine how awesome it would be if it was called Great Beer Lake.
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Level 42
Jun 11, 2014
Wonderful quiz! Could you maybe accept Ukerewe for Lake Victoria?
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Level 52
Oct 23, 2014
couldn't spell yucatan
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Level 79
Dec 17, 2014
More of these satellite ones please!
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Level 21
Dec 21, 2014
La Manche too for English Channel please !
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Level 77
Aug 28, 2015
Thankfully more testing than the other satellite quizzes, and all the better for it.
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Level 44
Aug 24, 2016
I got 15, only missed Crimea and Falkland Islands. Can't believe i missed Crimea though!
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Level 57
Aug 24, 2016
Malvinas should be accepted. The islands are so referred in many atlas, not to mention the fact that they are in fact located in the argentine continental platform. Great quiz though!
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Level 58
Sep 21, 2016
This is an English language quiz and the Falklands are a British territory.
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Level 68
Feb 18, 2019
Malvinas should NOT be accepted, they are sovereign British territory
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Level 23
Dec 31, 2021
Falkland and Malvinas are like Copenhagen and København.
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Level 76
Feb 22, 2019
'Malvinas' is the Spanish term.
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Level 48
Feb 22, 2019
Their sovereignty bears no impact on its name
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Level 13
Aug 24, 2016
na na voty vol
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Level 48
Aug 25, 2016
Anybody else think this was really easy?
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Level 72
Nov 14, 2016
Yes. CoolDood did in 2014. :)
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Level 60
Aug 26, 2016
Good quiz - even though I was rubbish at it!
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Level 61
Jan 27, 2017
Why! Why did I think Corsica was Dominica?
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Level 33
Aug 12, 2017
SAME THAT TOOK ME FOREVER
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Level 61
Jan 27, 2017
Also, Quizmaster, if you make another one of these quizzes can you include the Aral sea?
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Level 61
Jan 27, 2017
Oh. I forgot. :(
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Level 61
Jan 27, 2017
The Aralkum Desert.
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Level 34
Apr 28, 2017
Please add Corse for Corsica
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Level 59
Aug 14, 2017
Of corse...! ;-)
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Level 48
Aug 3, 2017
Dang it, I thought it was Chimera, not Crimea, for some dumb reason.
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Level 76
Feb 22, 2019
You must have confused the Peninsula with a Greek mythological fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail.
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Level 64
Feb 23, 2019
Wow. She sounds like quite the looker.
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Level 54
Aug 9, 2017
Thanks for these quizzes, Quizmaster. They inspire me to stop and learn more about the places I didn't know anything about, such as Great Bear Lake and the Kamchatka peninsula. A fun way to increase my geography knowledge.
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Level 56
Aug 30, 2020
You'd know it if you played Risk.
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Level 39
Aug 10, 2017
Was gonna write Yucatan!! But I thought it was a Canadian Province. Got mixed up with Yukon.
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Level 63
Aug 12, 2017
Got everything but lake Michigan -.-...
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Level 27
Aug 12, 2017
I put in "Bear" for one of the lakes because I was too lazy to write "Great Bear Lake" and it didn't count. Please accept "Bear"
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Level 59
Aug 14, 2017
How many people know of Kamchatka because of the game Risk?
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Level 29
Aug 14, 2017
I'm English and Wales never ocurred to me !!! :-(
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Level 59
Feb 28, 2019
My God...
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Level 46
Aug 16, 2017
I missed only one...

I put Kamchatsky instead of Kamchatka.

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Level 62
Feb 25, 2021
I put Kamatcha and was confused why it wouldn't accept, but I finally got it later.
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Level 67
Aug 25, 2017
That's at best an OK Bear Lake. I've seen better bear lakes.
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Level 62
May 10, 2018
This accepts "Channel" for English Channel and "Great Bear" for "Great Bear Lake", but not "Michigan" for "Lake Michigan". Please make it consistent.

Otherwise, great quiz.

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Level ∞
May 11, 2018
Not true. Michigan does work.
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Level 30
Nov 1, 2018
Hispaniola was so tricky. I did type in Haiti, not knowing it also still goes by the name of Hispaniola.
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Level 84
Feb 22, 2019
It's not that Haiti and Hispaniola are synonymous, it's that Haiti is incorrect. Haiti is only half of the island. The other half is the Dominican Republic.
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Level 66
Jan 24, 2021
That is incorrect. Haiti is actually only 36% of Hispaniola.
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Level 53
Feb 22, 2019
New rule of thumb on this: watch when they have something in quotation marks, it means it not officially that, like “country”, referring to Wales
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Level 48
Feb 23, 2019
Wales is not an independent country, bear lake should be accepted,
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Level 75
Feb 26, 2019
Nothing in the quiz suggests that it is
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Level 43
Aug 3, 2020
Omg Ireland. *slaps forehead*
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Level 28
Apr 11, 2021
I did well surprisingly. I got 15/17 on first try. Ones I didn’t get though were Great Bear Lake and...*facepalms*..Scandinavia..why didn’t I think of Scandinavia?
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Level 69
Dec 31, 2021
is it worth a caveat on this series saying that all the satellite images are oriented correctly (ie north is upwards)? i was stuck on a few and wondered if you’d been tricksy and rotated them
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Level 68
Dec 31, 2021
Thank you for accepting Islas Malvinas.
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Level 73
Jan 1, 2022
Not a lot of Risk players, I take it.
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Level 44
Jan 1, 2022
Wales is a trap
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Level 33
Jan 9, 2022
I always mix up the syllables in "Kamchatka". (-‸ლ)
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Level 48
May 11, 2022
Bruh wales isn't even a country