Geography Quiz / 'D' in the Americas

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Can you name the things beginning with 'D' in the Americas?

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Nicknamed the Mile-High City, it is the capital of the US state of Colorado.
This second smallest state by area was the first state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
A small group of islands located in the southernmost extreme of Chile named after the Spanish sailor that piloted the expedition that discovered it.
Motown, the automotive centre of USA and the world before the industry's decline brought many parts of the city into decay.
This large swath of swamp and forest in Panama is the only break along the Pan-American highway and the site of a disastrous Scottish colonisation attempt.
The Koyukon name of the highest peak in North America, meaning 'The Tall One'.
Mexican state with the second lowest population density, and also where the highest cable-stayed bridge in the world, Baluarte Bridge, is located.
Formed from sediments accumulated through thousands of years, this geographical feature can be found, for example, in east Venezuela on the mouth of the Orinoco River.
Together with Forth Worth and Arlington this city forms the most populous metro area in Texas.
A penal colony of the 19th & 20th century at several locations in French Guiana notorious for the exile of French political prisoners, the most famous of which is Captain Dreyfus
Located between Martinique and Guadeloupe, this island nation is the dividing line between the Windward and Leeward islands.
Water body south of Cape Horn that forms the shortest crossing from Antarctica to any other landmass.
At 3,098 m it is the highest peak of Hispaniola as well as all the Caribbean islands.
A sub-tribe of the Sioux people whose name is taken for two adjacent states in the US.
A tropical disease spread by Aedes mosquito which is thought to have sickened far more people than Zika in Brazil.
The lowest elevation in North America is found at this national park on the border between California and Nevada.
A naturalist which has various cities, a mountain in California, a mountain range in Chile, and and island in the Galapagos named after him.
At 55,247 km2 this island is the 6th largest in Canada and the largest uninhabited island on Earth.
Situated on a Mississippi tributary of the same name, this is the most populous city in the state of Iowa.
The name of the author of 'The Lost World' (1912) partially inspired the name of this highest peak in Belize.

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