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Geography of New York with Exceptions

Answer these geographical questions about the state of New York, and NOT New York City.
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Last updated: August 2, 2023
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First submittedJanuary 25, 2020
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World's largest waterfall
Niagara Falls
Waterfalls of the above located
entirely within the U.S.
American Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Capital of New York
Albany
River on which the above is situated
Hudson River
Canal connecting that river to
the Great Lakes
Erie Canal
Most populous island
Long Island
Area in that island where the
wealthy "summer"
The Hamptons
Second most populous city
Buffalo
Major river on the Canadian border
St. Lawrence
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Mountain range covering much
of northeast New York
Adirondack
Mountains
Lake between New York and Vermont
Lake Champlain
River on the Pennsylvania border
Delaware River
Site of the U.S. Military Academy
West Point
City named after the classical
Greek city in Sicily
Syracuse
Where the Woodstock was held
Bethel
This lake's name means "Great Lake"
Lake Ontario
1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics host
Lake Placid
Group of narrow lakes
Finger Lakes
Home to the Cornell University
Ithaca
4 Comments
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Level 75
Jan 30, 2020
Last time I czeched, the St. Lawrence wasn't a lake
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Level 72
Jan 30, 2020
Fixed.
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Level 89
Nov 30, 2020
Accept Appalachian for Appalachians?
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Level 72
Nov 30, 2020
Accepted.