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1245.920892 -- STATE CAPITALS -- This state capital was founded by John Sutter, Jr. a year after gold was discovered on his father's sawmill

Sacramento

92

1246.613922 -- STATE CAPITALS -- The 20-foot tall statue that stands in this capital's City Hall Plaza was a gift from the citizens of Genoa, Italy

Columbus (Ohio)

93

1246.891134 -- STATE CAPITALS -- Peter Stuyvesant gave it the name Beverwyck in 1652; 12 years later it was given its present name

Albany (New York)

94

1248.623709 -- WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHY -- The 2nd-smallest independent country in area in the Western Hemisphere; in the '80s it was invaded by the 2nd largest

Grenada

95

1255.068889 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- Louisiana's lowest point is 8 feet below sea level in this city

New Orleans

96

1255.692616 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- The Wrigley family owns much of this resort island 22 miles off the coast of Los Angeles

Catalina

97

1256.039131 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- This island, a NYC Borough, is separated from New Jersey by 2 narrow channels: the Kill Van Kull and the Arthur Kill

Staten Island

98

1046.328237 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- Among its numerous city squares are Ledise, known for its cafes, & Rembrandt, known for its cabarets

Amsterdam

99

1047.229177 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In Russian this Lithuanian capital is called Vilna

Vilnius

100

1047.922207 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This city's best-known thoroughfare is Trakt Krolewski, or Royal Way

Warsaw

101

1048.407328 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This capital lies on the Attica Plain surrounded by mountains including Parnes & Hymettus

Athens

102

1048.753843 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In the 15th century, Henry the Navigator founded St. Mary's Chapel in Belem, now a part of this European capital

Lisbon

103

1258.672645 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- Among its numerous city squares are Ledise, known for its cafes, & Rembrandt, known for its cabarets

Amsterdam

104

1259.573584 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In Russian this Lithuanian capital is called Vilna

Vilnius

105

1260.266614 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This city's best-known thoroughfare is Trakt Krolewski, or Royal Way

Warsaw

106

1260.751735 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This capital lies on the Attica Plain surrounded by mountains including Parnes & Hymettus

Athens

107

1261.09825 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In the 15th century, Henry the Navigator founded St. Mary's Chapel in Belem, now a part of this European capital

Lisbon

108

1001.558496 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- Among its numerous city squares are Ledise, known for its cafes, & Rembrandt, known for its cabarets

Amsterdam

109

1002.459435 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In Russian this Lithuanian capital is called Vilna

Vilnius

110

1003.152465 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This city's best-known thoroughfare is Trakt Krolewski, or Royal Way

Warsaw

111

1003.637586 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This capital lies on the Attica Plain surrounded by mountains including Parnes & Hymettus

Athens

112

1003.984101 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In the 15th century, Henry the Navigator founded St. Mary's Chapel in Belem, now a part of this European capital

Lisbon

113

1031.774606 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- In the mid-1880s, it was the capital of the Crown colony of Vancouver Island

Victoria

114

1032.259727 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- It's the only provincial capital that lies on the shore of one of the Great Lakes

Toronto

115

1033.091363 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- Lying about 175 miles north of Calgary, it's known as the "Gateway to the North"

Edmonton

116

1033.299273 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- This capital's harbor is spanned by the Angus L. MacDonald & A. Murray MacKay suspension bridges

Halifax

117

1033.507182 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- It's the provincial capital closest to Europe

St. John's

118

1059.980929 -- GEOGRAPHY -- Buffalo & Cleveland are major ports on this Great Lake

Erie

119

1060.46605 -- GEOGRAPHY -- This Atlantic "sea" is named for the seaweed that can be seen there

the Sargasso Sea

120

1060.604656 -- GEOGRAPHY -- One of the 2 South American countries trying to claim Graham Land, part of the British Antarctic territory

Argentina (or Chile)