Geography Quiz / Aptly named cities and features in the US

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Can you identify the geographical locations and features in the US that are appropriately named?

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DescriptionLocation or Feature
Land mass that extends 118 miles from New York Harbor to Montauk Point
Pennsylvania municipality known for its initial exploration and development of the petroleum industry.
The lowest and driest area in North America, and currently the hottest in the world.
A river-carved depression 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and a depth of over a mile.
A 363-mile long navigitable route that started in Albany NY and emptied into Lake Erie.
The easternmost portion of the state of Massachusetts, identified with the fish from the genus Gadus
Famous California community and golf course where sightseers once picked up stones polished by ocean waves.
Former sports field located at the confluence of the Monongahela, Ohio and Allegheny Rivers.
Known as the birthplace of General Motors, this city is named after the river that flows through it.
Large east coast city named with the Greek word translated as 'brotherly love'.
Location where the Niagara River changes elevation by 167 feet.
Second largest city in Louisiana, whose native name translates to 'red stick'
Texas city named after the general who won the Battle of San Jacinto.
City located 5 miles northeast of Boston, named for a Revolutionary War patriot.
City that was the central location from which the Alaskan railroads grew.
This midwestern city was named in honor of explorer Louis Jolliet.
Rust Belt city in Ohio named for settler John Young
4th largest city in Louisiana, named after a French military general.
City in Pennsylvania; religious settlers named it after the birthplace of Jesus.
Connecticut city whose name was chosen because of all the streams flowing into the Naugatuck River.
7th largest city in California, south of Los Angeles, with several miles of coastline.
Home to the University of Oregon, this city is titled with the first name of its founder.
3rd largest city in Arizona, settled upon a flat area atop a hill.
City in New York state, named for species of bison that once roamed the grasslands of North America
2nd biggest city in South Carolina, named after the King of England at the time of settlement.
8th biggest Texas city, discovered on the feast day celebrating the 'Body of Christ.'
Indiana city that gets its name from a turn in the St. Joseph's River.
Florida city west of Tampa and so named because of its fresh water springs.
11th largest city in Colorado, named for its 'rocky' landscape.
8th largest city in California, named after its native trees in the genus Quercus.

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