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  1. What's the name of the area with thousands of interlocking hexagonal basalt columns in County Antrim on the north coast of Northern Ireland?
  2. The Serengeti National Park is in which African country?
  3. What's the name of the 449-foot sea stack on Hoy, off the north coast of Scotland?
  4. Which peninsula close to the city of Swansea was the first place in Britain to be named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?
  5. The Blue Grotto is a sea cave on the coast of which Italian island?




  6. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, featuring more than 100 caves, is found in a desert region of which country?
  7. What sort of Willy is a hill in Cornwall and the highest point of Bodmin Moor?
  8. Which large sandbank is a shallow area of the North Sea about 62 miles off the east coast of England?
  9. The Golden Horn is a major urban waterway in which capital city?
  10. Name the famous cone geyser in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park?
  11. The Sudd is a vast swamp area formed by the White Nile in which African country?
  12. Treptower Park is a park alongside the river Spree in which European city?
  13. Name the row of three 30-metre stacks of chalk that rise out of the sea off the west of the Isle of Wight?
  14. Bondi Beach is a famous beach and part of which city?
  15. The Khyber Pass is in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of which country?
  16. The Great Barrier Reef is located in which sea off the coast of Queensland, Australia?
  17. The Plain of Jars, a megalithic archaeological landscape consisting of thousands of stone jars, is located in which Asian country?
  18. Wookey Hole is a village in which English county?
  19. Which geological fault runs for roughly 750 miles through California?
  20. The Challenger Deep, the deepest known point in the Earth's seabed, is located in which trench in the Pacific Ocean?



Answers:

  1. The Giant's Causeway
  2. Tanzania
  3. The Old Man of Hoy
  4. Gower
  5. Capri
  6. Mexico
  7. Brown Willy
  8. Dogger Bank
  9. Istanbul, Turkey
  10. Old Faithful
  11. South Sudan
  12. Berlin
  13. The Needles



  14. Sydney
  15. Pakistan
  16. Coral Sea
  17. Laos
  18. Somerset
  19. San Andreas Fault
  20. Mariana Trench