Can you pass this geography quiz?

Rock Forest, China
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These landscapes are unique to their locations in the world. Can you identify them?

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Dungeness, England
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Question 1 of 8 Score: 0

This scene typical of the American West is actually located in what British nation?

Described as England's only desert, Dungeness, on the country's southern coast, gets its unique look from shingle that washes up on its shores. In fact, it represents one of the largest shingle expanses in all of Europe.

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Question 2 of 8 Score: 0

Cinder Lake Crater Field looks like it could be on the moon, but it's actually in what U.S. state?

Located in the northern city of Flagstaff, Cinder Lake Crater Fields did once double as the moon. Apollo 15 astronauts actually trained there, as did subsequent Apollo missions.

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skiing
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Question 3 of 8 Score: 0

This ski slope exists in a country better known for its Mediterranean beaches and heart helpings of hummus:

Yup, there is a ski resort in Israel! Mount Hermon resort, in the northern part of the country, draws thousands of visitors each year to its slopes.

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Dune of Pilat, France
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Question 4 of 8 Score: 0

The Dune of Pilat would look at home in the Sahara, though it can actually be found along the coast of what European country?

Located near Bordeaux, in the southwest part of the country, the Dune of Pilat is the largest sand dune in all of Europe.

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Question 5 of 8 Score: 0

This 'desert' is located in a typically cold country full of canucks:

Located in the southernmost corner of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley is the Osoyoos Desert. This dry, shrub-grassland is one of Canada’s most fragile and endangered ecosystems – and it's only desert.

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Rock Forest, China
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Question 6 of 8 Score: 0

This forest is made entirely out of stone and can be found in this, the most populous country on the planet:

Known more for its lowlands and plains, China also boasts the Rock Forest. It consists of limestone formations thought to be some 270 million years old. In 2007 parts of the forest were named UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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White Sands, New Mexico
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Question 7 of 8 Score: 0

These white sands can be found in this American state better known for its rose-colored deserts:

While most desert sands are composed of quartz, White Sands gets its color from gypsum and calcium sulfate. Interestingly, the sands remain cool as they reflect, rather than absorb, the sun's rays.

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Sylt, Germany
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Question 8 of 8 Score: 0

This idyllic scene can be found in a country better known for its bratwurst than its beaches:

Sylt is an island in northern Germany considered to be one of the prettiest destinations in the country. Today it's become something of a trendy destination for celebrities and sightseers.

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Rock Forest, China
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