Roach Geography - Americas, I

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Roach Geography - Americas, I
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  1. City - Boring Lava Field
    Portland, OR
  2. City- Glen L. Jackson Bridge
    Portland, OR
  3. City- Suburb Beaverton
    Portland, OR
  4. City- Seat of Multnomah County
    Portland, OR
  5. City- Confluence of Willamette and Columbia Rivers
    Portland, OR
  6. City - "City of Roses"
    Portland, OR
  7. State - Eastern part of Unaka Range
    Tennessee
  8. State - Highest point is Clingmans Dome
    Tennessee
  9. State - City of Pulaski saw execution of Davis and formation of KKK
    Tennessee
  10. State - One end of the Natchez Trace
    Mississippi or Tennessee
  11. State - Civil War battle of Murfreesboro
    Tennessee
  12. City - Tiradentes Palace
    Rio de Janeiro
  13. City - Tijuca State Park
    Rio de Janeiro
  14. City - Sambodrome found on Marques de Sapucai
    Rio de Janeiro
  15. City - Located on Guanabara Bay
    Rio de Janeiro
  16. City - Corcovado Peak
    Rio de Janeiro
  17. City - Avenida Atlantica
    Rio de Janeiro
  18. City - Sugar Loaf Mountain
    Rio de Janeiro
  19. City - Copacabana Beach
    Rio de Janeiro
  20. Nation -  Podocarpus National Park
    Ecuador
  21. Nation - Province of Azuay
    Ecuador
  22. Nation - An island group controlled by it contains Floreana and Isabela
    Ecuador
  23. Nation - Mount Chimborazo and Cotopaxi
    Ecuador
  24. Nation - Largest city Guayaquil
    Ecuador
  25. Nation - Capital Quito
    Ecuador
  26. River - Byway designated by green pilot's wheel
    Mississippi
  27. River - Great River Road
    Mississippi
  28. River - 1927 flood
    Mississippi
  29. River - Old River Control Structure
    Mississippi
  30. River - flow to the Atchafalaya River.
    Mississippi
  31. River - headwaters at Lake Itasca
    Mississippi
  32. Nation - Mt. Gambier
    Australia
  33. Nation - bounded to north by Arafura sea
    Australia
  34. Nation - Nullarbor plain
    Australia
  35. Nation - Southern Bight
    Australia
  36. Nation - North of Bass strait
    Australia
  37. Nation - Cape Yorke Peninsula
    Australia
  38. Nation - Gulf of Carpentaria
    Australia
  39. Nation - Great Dividing Range
    Australia
  40. Nation - Lake Eyre and Great Sandy Desert
    Australia
  41. State - contains Front Range Urban Corridor
    Colorado
  42. State - contains highest incorporated town in America (Leadville)
    Colorado
  43. State - Mt. Elbert and Western Slope
    Colorado
  44. State - northeast of the 4 corners
    Colorado
  45. City - formed by the merger of Juneautown and Kilbournetown
    Milwaukee
  46. CIty - Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory = The Domes
    Milwaukee
  47. City - Located where the Menomonee and Kinnickinnic Rivers join with its namesake river 
    Milwaukee
  48. City - The Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion
    Milwaukee
  49. City - Marquette University 
    Milwaukee
  50. Lake - Bruce Peninsula extends into this body
    Huron
  51. Lake - namesake “hurricane” in September, 1996
    Huron
  52. Lake - Thunder Bay
    Huron
  53. Lake - Drains into St. Clair River
    Huron
  54. Lake - Manatoulin Island is world's largest freshwater island
    Huron
  55. Lake - Georgian Bay
    Huron
  56. State -  contains the entirety of the Apalachicola River, which is formed at Jim Woodruff Dam from the Flint and Chattahoochee Rivers
    Florida
  57. State - Most-populous city is in Duval County, on St. John's river, and was called Cowford
    Florida
  58. State - Westernmost city is "city of the five flags"
    Florida
  59. State - Okeefenokee Swamp and Lake Okechobee
    Florida
  60. State - Capital Tallahassee
    Florida
  61. Nation -  highest point is Nevado Ojos del Salado
    Chile
  62. Nation - Valparaiso, a coastal city seventy-five miles north of its capital.
    Chile
  63. Nation - Easter Island owner
    Chile
  64. Nation - site of the ancient city of Caracol.
    Belize
  65. Nation - capital was located at its namesake port city until Hurricane Hattie struck in 1961
    Belize
  66. Nation - Maya mountains are intrusive granite
    Belize
  67. Nation - namesake reef is world's 2nd largest
    Belize
  68. Capital of Belize
    Belmopan
  69. Capital of Florida
    Tallahassee
  70. City - basin is a source of oil first tapped by Edward Doheny
    Los Angeles
  71. City - nearby Signal Hill
    Los Angeles
  72. City - Palos Verdes Peninsula
    Los Angeles
  73. City - South Gate is geologic center
    Los Angeles
  74. City - La Brea tar pits
    Los Angeles
  75. City - Huntington Beach oil field
    Los Angeles
  76. City - Bishop Museum features sperm whale
    Honolulu
  77. City - foot of Koolau mountain
    Honolulu
  78. City - legislative building has 3-layered conical design
    Honolulu
  79. City - Chaminade University
    Honolulu
  80. City - Iolani Palace
    Hololulu
  81. City - Kurnell Peninsula lies south
    Sydney
  82. City - Bondi beach
    Sydney
  83. City - encircled by the Hawkesbury River
    Sydney
  84. City - Rum Rebellion
    Sydney
  85. City - HMS Endeavour and Botany Bay
    Sydney
  86. City - Contains a Jorn Urtzon building
    Sydney
  87. City - 2000 Summer Olympics
    Sydney
  88. City - Cap. of New South Wales
    Sydney
  89. Island - Cold Spring Harbor National Laboratory
    Long Is.
  90. Island - Jones Beach State Park, which was developed by Robert Moses
    Long Is.
  91. Island - Oyster Bay railroad
    Long Is.
  92. Island - Town of Hempstead on this island is home to the first Levittown
    Long Is.
  93. Island - counties of Nassau and Suffolk
    Long Is.
  94. Island - La Guardia and JFK Airports
    Long Is.
  95. Island- 118 miles from Montauk Pt. to Brooklyn/Queens
    Long Is.
  96. River - A lake near La Poudre Pass is considered to be the source of this river.
    Colorado
  97. River - Forms the border between Sonora and Baja California
    Colorado
  98. River- Joins with Gila near Yuma
    Colorado
  99. River - Salton Sea
    Colorado
  100. River - border between California and Arizona
    Colorado
  101. Desert - type of fog that is known as camanchaca
    Atacama
  102. Desert - Longest river is Loa
    Atacama
  103. Desert - bound on the west by the Cordillera de la (*) Costa 
    Atacama
  104. Desert - on the east by the Cordillera Domeyko
    Atacama
  105. State - Black Warrior River flows through the western portion
    Alabama
  106. State - home to New Echota
    Alabama
  107. State - Names a river whose northern section is known as the Coosa
    Alabama
  108. State - Marshall Space Flight Center
    Alabama
  109. State - Jesus," William W. Davies.
    Washington
  110. State - Indian conflicts against Nisqually chief Leschi and chief Kamiakin
    Washington
  111. State - cities of Pasco, Richland, and Kennewick are Tri-Cities
    Washington
  112. State - Mt. Adams and Mt. Baker
    Washington
  113. State - Everett and Redmond
    Washington
  114. City - located near Lake Washington
    Seattle
  115. City - Duwamish Waterway
    Seattle
  116. City - artificially created Harbor Island.
    Seattle
  117. City - east of the Kitsap Peninsula
    Seattle
  118. City - 1983 Wah Mee Massacre in its Chinatown district. 
    Seattle
  119. City - 1963 World's Fair
    Seattle
  120. City - Gehry's Experience Music Project
    Seattle
  121. City - Near Mt. Ranier
    Seattle
  122. City -  park in this city is known for being the first county park in the nation
    Newark, NJ
  123. City - Branch Brook Park
    Newark
  124. City - Ironbound neighborhood is known for its Portugese population
    Newark
  125. City - eight miles west of New York
    Newark
  126. Nation - port cities include Cristobal and Almirante,
    Panama
  127. Nation - mountain range is alternately known as the Cordillera de Talamanca and the Serrania de Tabasara
    Panama
  128. Nation - Miraflores and Gatun Lakes
    Panama
  129. City - Suburbs of this city include Gretna and Kenner
    New Orleans
  130. City - Treme is a notable African-American neighborhood
    New Orleans
  131. City - old red-light district was known as Storyville
    New Orleans
  132. City - Canal Street, Riverfront, and (*) St. Charles Street lines
    New Orleans
  133. City - city south of Lake Ponchartrain
    New Orleans
  134. Feature - Vishnu Group that consists of the Vishnu, Brahma, and Rama Schists
    Grand Canyon
  135. Feature - Trail along the Bright Angel Fault
    Grand Canyon
  136. Feature -Kaibab Plateau 
    Grand Canyon
  137. Desert -  Lake Manly
    Death Valley
  138. Desert - Telescope Peak
    Death Valley
  139. Desert -  Furnace Creek 
    Death Valley
  140. Desert - Badwater Basin
    Death Valley
  141. Lake - Beaver Island archipelago
    Michigan
  142. Lake - Benton Harbor, Waukegan, and Racine
    Michigan
  143. River - Treaty of Fort Stanwix involved acquisition of land south of it
    Ohio
  144. River - southern boundary of the Northwest Territory.
    Ohio
  145. River - mouth of this river is located in Cairo, Illinois
    Ohio
  146. River - flows through such cities as Wheeling and Evansville
    Ohio
  147. River - Wabash is one of the largest tributaries
    Ohio
  148. River - formed by the joining of the Monongahela and Allegheny
    Ohip
  149. City - Palace of Fine Arts, built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition
    San Francisco
  150. City - Transamerica Tower
    San Francisco
  151. City - Lombard Street is steep
    San Francisco
  152. Borough - neighborhoods of Mott Haven, Hunt’s Point, and Morrisania
    Bronx
  153. Borough -  Grand Concourse, Co-Op City, Fordham University
    Bronx
  154. Borough -  located entirely on the mainland
    Bronx
  155. Borough - Yankee Stadium
    Bronx
  156. Lake -  namesake "Circle Tour."
    Superior
  157. Lake - Split Rock Lighthouse
    Superior
  158. Lake - a reddish precipitate quartz, its namesake agate.
    Superior
  159. Lake - home to Thunder Bay
    Superior
  160. State - Mount Moriah Cemetery features the graves of Potato Creek Johnny, Calamity Jane, and Wild Bill Hickok
    South Dakota
  161. State - mining town of Deadwood
    South Dakota
  162. State - Corn Palace
    South Dakota
  163. State - Black Hills
    South Dakota
  164. Mountain - stronomer James Keeler names a needle of this mountain
    Whitney
  165. Mountain - almonst named Fisherman's Peak
    Whitney
  166. Mountain -  town of Lone Pine in Owens Valley
    Whitney
  167. Mountain - southern terminus of the John Muir Trail 
    Whitney
  168. Mountain - located in both the Inyo National Forest and the Sequoia National Park
    Whitney
  169. Mountain - the highest in the contiguous United States
    Whitney
  170. State - Horse Thief Canyon 
    Kansas
  171. State - sphinx-like Monument Rocks
    Kansas
  172. State - endpoint of the Chisholm Trail
    Kansas
  173. State - Dodge City and Abeline
    Kansas
  174. State - Overland Park metroplex
    Kansas
  175. State - west of MO, south of NB
    Kansas
  176. State - Sugar Island is located in a lake in this state
    Maine
  177. State - Kennebec River
    Maine
  178. State - Moosehead Lake
    Maine
  179. State - Baxter State Park, Mount Katahdin
    Maine
  180. State - delta of the Penobscot River
    Maine
  181. Capital of Maine
    Augusta
  182. State - home to the Yavapai people
    Arizona
  183. State - fourth most populous county in the United States, Maricopa County
    Arizona
  184. State - Chandler and Glendale and Tempe
    Arizona
  185. State - Only Navajo observe daylight savings
    Arizona
  186. Capital of Arizon
    Phoenix
  187. River - One tributary of this river is the Licking River
    Ohio
  188. River - nicknamed the River Jordan
    Ohio
  189. River - unofficial extension of the Mason-Dixon Line
    Ohio
  190. River - its confluence with the Mississippi is near Cairo, Illinois
    Ohio
  191. River - Cities on this river include Pittsburgh and Cincinnati
    Ohio
  192. City - This city was the inspiration for Ernest Burgess’s concentric zone model of city growth
    Chicago
  193. City - Skyway elevated toll road
    Chicago
  194. City - river flow reversed to control sewage
    Chicago
  195. City - Home to Millennium Park and an 1893 World’s Fair famous for its “White City”
    Chicago
  196. Entity - "champion" was Ezra Meeker
    Oregon Trail
  197. Entity - Francis Parkman wrote a history of this 
    Oregon Trail
  198. Entity - Joel Walker
    Oregon Trail
  199. State - Black Mountain College
    North Carolina
  200. State - Research Triangle of universities
    North Carolina
  201. State - Durham, and Greensboro
    North Carolina
  202. Capital of North Carolina
    Raleigh

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