Statistics for North American Physical Geography

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  • The average score is 17 of 27

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
Mountain range stretching from New Mexico to British ColumbiaRocky Mountains
96%
Long river that flows from Minnesota to LouisianaMississippi River
93%
Set of five large, freshwater lakes between the US and CanadaGreat Lakes
92%
Mountain range stretching from Alabama to NewfoundlandAppalachian Mountains
85%
Strait separating North America from AsiaBering Strait
82%
Lowest, driest, and hottest location in North AmericaDeath Valley
82%
Largest island in this seaCuba
80%
Highest peak in North AmericaDenali
79%
Large sea east of Central AmericaCaribbean Sea
77%
Long, narrow peninsula south of the state of CaliforniaBaja California
76%
Narrow strip of land that connected North America to South America until 1914Isthmus of {Panama}
76%
Largest freshwater lake in North America (and, by surface area, in the world)Lake Superior
76%
Large bay that cuts deeply into eastern CanadaHudson Bay
74%
Region of swampy wetlands in southern FloridaEverglades
73%
By some measures, the longest river in North AmericaMissouri River
66%
Peninsula that includes part of southeastern Mexico and parts of Belize and GuatemalaYucatan Peninsula
65%
Largest saltwater lake in North AmericaGreat Salt Lake
55%
River which drains the above lakesSt. Lawrence River
55%
Largest island in North America (excluding Greenland)Baffin Island
53%
Broad expanse of mostly fertile prairie in central US and CanadaGreat Plains
53%
Range in which above peak is locatedSierra Nevada
48%
Highest peak in contiguous United StatesMount Whitney
29%
Large, arid drainage area of western US that does not open to the sea, includes
most of Utah and almost all of Nevada
Great Basin
25%
Huge stretch of very old igneous rock covered with a thin layer of soil
that covers over half of Canada
Canadian Shield
22%
Longest river in CanadaMackenzie River
22%
Swampy region of the above with no roads going through it{Darién} Gap
19%
Trio of mountain ranges that extend along the eastern, southern,
and western coasts of Mexico
Sierra Madre
19%

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