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1989 - Name the flat intermontane area located at an elevation of about 10,000 feet (3,050 meters) in the central Andes.
1990 - Mount Erebus is a volcano on what continent?
1991 -What type of landform is commonly associated with orographic precipitation?
1992 -Many coastal countries have established so-called EEZs——areas...which countries have sovereign rights for resource exploration. What do the initials EEZ stand for?
1993 -Tagalog is one of the three main native languages of which island country in Asia?
1994 -The Tagus River roughly divides which European country into two agricultural regions?
1995 -Pashtu and Dari are the official languages of which mountainous, landlocked country in southwestern Asia?
1996 -.Name the European co-principality whose heads of state are the president of France and the bishop of Urgel.
1997 -Asia's most densely populated country has about three million people and an area of less than 250 square miles (402 square kilometers). Name this country.
1998 -More than 80 million people live in the European Union's most populous member country. Name this country.
1999 -The condition characterized by unusually cold ocean temperature in the equatorial region of the eastern Pacific Ocean is known by what Spanish name?
2000 -Name two of the three largest sections of Denmark, which include its mainland peninsula and two largest islands. (Present answer as __ and __)
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2001 -Below the equilibrium line of glaciers there is a region of melting, evaporation, and sublimation. Name this zone.
2002 - Lop Nur, a marshy depression at the east end of the Tarim Basin, is a nuclear test site for which country?
2003 -Goa, a state in southwestern India, was a possession of which country until 1961?
2004 -Peshawar, a city in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, has had strategic importance for centuries because of its location near what historic pass?
2005 -Lake Gatún, an artificial lake that constitutes part of the Panama Canal system, was created by damming which river?
2006 -Name the mountains that extend across much of Wales, from the Irish Sea to the Bristol Channel.
2007 -A city that is divided by a river of the same name was the imperial capital of Vietnam for more than a century. Name this city, which is still an important cultural center.
2008 -The urban area of Cochabamba has been in the news in recent years due to...regional autonomy issues. Cochabamba is the third largest conurbation in what country?
2009 -Timiş County shares its name with a tributary of the Danube and is located in the western part of which European country?
2010 -The largest city in northern Haiti was renamed following Haiti’s independence from France. What is the present-day name of this city?
2011 - Thousands of mountain climbers and trekkers rely on Sherpas to aid their ascent of Mt. Everest. The southern part of Mt. Everest is located in which Nepalese national park?

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