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Volume 4, Number 24, March 15, 1999

Using Atlases and Maps

Use an atlas or other reference source to answer the following questions.


1. What will happen if you fly east from Luxor, Egypt?

a. You will fall off the edge of the Earth.
b. You will go over the Suez canal and reach Israel.
c. You will fly over the Mediterranean Sea.
d. You will fly over the Red Sea and reach Saudi Arabia.


2. What state is directly north of New South Wales, Australia?

a. Queensland
b. Northern Territory
c. South Australia
d. Alaska


3. Which country touches the Mediterranean, Aegean, and Black Seas?

a. Spain
b. Greece
c. Turkey
d. Canada


4. Which country is closest to the equator?

a. Mexico
b. Ethiopia
c. South Africa
d. Uruguay


5. Which country is closest to the North Pole?

a. Ireland
b. United States
c. Iceland
d. Mongolia



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