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Two-thirds of country is mountains or hills- with the Alps and Pyrenees ranges.Wrote the 'germ theory of disease'.
The fourth largest country in area.The first recorded sightings of comets, supernovae and solar eclipses were made here.
Its 10th largest city (population) is Nijmegen.Home to Antoine van Leeuwenhoek- the father of mi
Consists of 4 seperate countries and is twice the size of New York State.Discovered gravity and published many significant theories on black holes.
Country in Northern Europe on the Scandanavian Peninsula.Invented dynamite and established the Nobel prize.
Landlocked country located in Western and Central Europe.Home to the Large Hadron Collider.
Long and boot shaped and is on the southern side of the Alps.Improved the telescope and made discoveries such as the 4 largest moons on Jupiter.
An island nation in East Asia.Created the first pearl and identified a small number of genes within the genome of mice in 2006.
Geography ClueCountryScience Clue
The second largest country in the world.Found the gene that causes Cystic Fibrosis and discovered how to make a genetic mutation at any point in a DNA molecule.
Stretches from the Alps, across the North European Plain to the North Sea and Baltic Sea.Developed the general theory of relativity and produced and detected electro-magnetic radiation.
Consists of 50 states, a federal district and several various outlying areas.Home to James Watson, co-discoverer of DNA structure.
Occupies most of the Iberian Peninsula.Discovered compounds of vanadium of 1801 and discovered an enzyme that enables the synthesis of RNA.
The southernmost of the Nordic countries.Home to Niels Bohr, who made great contributions to atomic structure and quantum theory.
Located in East Asia and only has one bordering country.Cloned the first dog in 2005.
Federal state in Western Europe, borders the North Sea.Recognised the existence of discrete gases and discovered Carbon Dioxide.

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