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1132.541176 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In the 15th century, Henry the Navigator founded St. Mary's Chapel in Belem, now a part of this European capital

Lisbon

62

1160.331681 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- In the mid-1880s, it was the capital of the Crown colony of Vancouver Island

Victoria

63

1160.816802 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- It's the only provincial capital that lies on the shore of one of the Great Lakes

Toronto

64

1161.648438 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- Lying about 175 miles north of Calgary, it's known as the "Gateway to the North"

Edmonton

65

1161.856347 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- This capital's harbor is spanned by the Angus L. MacDonald & A. Murray MacKay suspension bridges

Halifax

66

1162.064256 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- It's the provincial capital closest to Europe

St. John's

67

1188.538004 -- GEOGRAPHY -- Buffalo & Cleveland are major ports on this Great Lake

Erie

68

1189.023125 -- GEOGRAPHY -- This Atlantic "sea" is named for the seaweed that can be seen there

the Sargasso Sea

69

1189.161731 -- GEOGRAPHY -- One of the 2 South American countries trying to claim Graham Land, part of the British Antarctic territory

Argentina (or Chile)

70

1189.577549 -- GEOGRAPHY -- In 1951 Portugal allowed NATO to establish an airbase on the island of Terceira in this archipelago

Azores

71

1189.854761 -- GEOGRAPHY -- It's the capital & chief seaport of Trinidad & Tobago

Port-of-Spain

72

1201.566969 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- This capital was founded by North American settlers in 1824

Monrovia

73

1201.705575 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- In 1993 18 U.S. soldiers were killed in a fierce battle in this capital

Mogadishu

74

1202.121393 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- This picturesque Moorish city lies about 60 miles northeast of Casablanca

Rabat

75

1202.398605 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- Tourist attractions in this city near Africa's northern tip include the ruins of Carthage & other Punic towns

Tunis

76

1202.537211 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- Muhammad Ali's "Rumble in the Jungle" with George Foreman was fought in this city, then the capital of Zaire

Kinshasa

77

1207.734936 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge links this borough & Staten Island

Brooklyn

78

1208.220057 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- This Missouri city is "the live music show capital of the world"

Branson

79

1209.259602 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- Zugspitze is the highest point in this mountain range

the Bavarian Alps

80

1209.814026 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- The Rhodope Mountains & the city of Sofia are in this country

Bulgaria

81

1210.160541 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- This sea off the coast of North America is named for Rear Admiral Francis

the Beaufort Sea

82

1215.288964 -- GEOGRAPHY IN LITERATURE -- Leo Tolstoy's story about Hadji Murat, "who slew the Russian swine", opens in this present-day Russian republic

Chechnya

83

1233.030533 -- HUMANITARIAN LADIES -- Throughout the 1930s, she taught geography at St. Mary's High School in Eastern India

Mother Theresa

84

1240.376652 -- small state capitals -- This capital was once known as Frank's Ford after Stephen Ford who was killed by Indians nearby in 1782

Frankfort

85

1241.277591 -- small state capitals -- The Johnson Victrola Museum in this Delaware capital tells the history of the Victor Talking Machine Company

Dover

86

1241.4855 -- small state capitals -- Named for a French city, this smallest state capital commands the main pass through the Green Mountains

Montpelier (Vermont)

87

1242.17853 -- small state capitals -- This capital lies about halfway between the North Dakota & Nebraska borders

Pierre (South Dakota)

88

1242.87156 -- small state capitals -- The Missouri River lies about 10 miles to the east of this capital, the continental divide about 10 miles west

Helena (Montana)

89

1244.25762 -- STATE CAPITALS -- This Nevada capital was founded by Abraham Curry, who named it for a famous frontier scout

Carson City

90

1245.227862 -- STATE CAPITALS -- More than half of all U.S. coins are made at the mint in this "Mile High City"

Denver