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KingAragorn

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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2007 7:14:42 AM

Name any place, city, state, region, country, etc. in alphabetic order
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 4:36:26 PM

Jimma, city in southwest Ethiopia, 5840 feet altitude.

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Anywhere over 1,000 ft (300 m) above sea level this round.
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 2:29:38 PM

Ixchiguán, Guatemala

Highest town in Central America, elevation 10449 ft.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 2:22:08 PM

Henderson, city in Nevada, 1867 feet elevation.

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mafandoi
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 1:39:37 PM

Gaocheng, Sichuan, China at 13,169 feet.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 10:55:56 AM

Flagstaff, Arizona; elevation 6,910'

Anywhere over 1,000 ft (300 m) above sea level this round.

[Edited by: CatskillHiker at 8/29/2014 10:56:15 AM EST]
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 9:47:49 AM

Edmonton, Alberta/Canada, 2116 feet altitude.

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panj
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 8:52:04 AM

Dallas, PA 1128


a burb of Wilkes-Barre PA (pronounced Wilkes- Berry by true locals




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[Edited by: panj at 8/29/2014 8:52:37 AM EST]
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 1:24:30 AM

Commerce City, CO

A northern suburb of Denver. Elevation 5,164 ft.

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CatskillHiker
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 1:18:56 AM

Bogota, Bolivia; elevation 8,660'

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hnofer17
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 12:17:12 AM

Albuquerque, NM, USA

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[Edited by: hnofer17 at 8/29/2014 12:17:31 AM EST]
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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 10:40:37 PM

Zealand River – New Hampshire

That does it for this category. Next one to post please pick a category.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 8:52:45 PM

You are right 'CatskillHiker' there is no X.

Yukon River in Alaska with a small part in BC. Canada (source), 1982 miles long.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 5:41:41 PM

Wabash River, 503 mile river in Ohio, Indiana, and eventually becoming the border between Illinois and Indiana.

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(Note: I do not believe there are any USA rivers or creeks that begin with X.)
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 1:07:18 PM

Verde River, tributary of the Salt River in Arizona, 170 miles long.

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mafandoi
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 1:00:50 PM

Unuk River in Alaska

The Unuk River is a river in the U.S. state of Alaska and the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 11:15:55 AM

Tippecanoe River, 182 mile river in Indiana known for its battle and subsequent campaign slogan by W.H. Harrison.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 9:45:26 AM

Sakonnet River, RI

A tidal strait, flowing approximately 23 km (14 mi) between Mount Hope Bay and Rhode Island Sound.

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[Edited by: Hawk01 at 8/28/2014 9:45:49 AM EST]
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 7:46:25 AM

Rock River in Wisconsin and Illinois, tributary of the Mississippi River, 299 miles long.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 1:28:37 AM

Quinebaug River, 69 mile river in Massachusetts and Connecticut

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Bungee
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 11:36:21 PM

Pecos River - flows through New Mexico and Texas, emptying into the Rio Grande.

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Moe23
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 11:31:42 PM

Ohio River

Rivers in the 50 states this round
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 10:30:47 PM

North Platte River, major tributary of the Platte River in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska, 716 miles long.

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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 9:59:49 PM

Mississippi River, of course :) .


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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 3:53:35 PM

Lemhi River in Idaho tributary of the Salmon River. 60 miles long.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 2:27:09 PM

Killbuck Creek, Ohio

A tributary of the Walhonding River, length 81.7 miles. Via the Walhonding, Muskingum and Ohio Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 1:59:33 PM

James River, Virginia (348 miles long, 444 miles if you include its primary source, Jackson River)

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[Edited by: CatskillHiker at 8/27/2014 2:00:53 PM EST]
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mafandoi
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 1:46:24 PM

Ichawaynochaway Creek is a creek in southwest Georgia. It rises near Weston in two forks and flows south-southeasterly for 83.8 miles (134.9 km), joining the Flint River 13 miles (21 km) southwest of Newton.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 11:55:08 AM

Housatonic River in Massachusetts, 139 miles long.

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hnofer17
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 10:56:53 AM

Guadalupe River

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[Edited by: hnofer17 at 8/27/2014 10:57:03 AM EST]
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 11:12:34 PM

French Broad River, 213 miles in North Carolina and Tennessee

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 11:04:18 PM

Econfina River, north Florida, 44 miles long.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 9:17:20 PM

Dead River, Maine

Length 42.6 miles

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[Edited by: Hawk01 at 8/26/2014 9:22:48 PM EST]
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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 9:15:29 PM

Choptank River, MD

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panj
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 8:53:11 PM

Burnshirt River - Massachusetts 21k long




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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 8:42:04 PM

How about: natural rivers in the 50 states of USA?

Alapaha River, starts in Georgia and finishes in Florida, 202 miles long.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 5:19:56 PM

Zellwood, Florida

A census-designated place and an unincorporated area in Orange County. The population was 2,817 at the 2010 census.It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 4:44:51 PM

Yazoo City, Mississippi

Anything with a double letter in the name, please ('viLLe doesn't count).
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 2:01:34 PM

Xianning, city in the Hubei province in Eastern China.

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mafandoi
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 1:00:50 PM

Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with 397,900 residents. It is located at the southwestern tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range.

Anything with a double letter in the name, please ('viLLe doesn't count).
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hnofer17
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 10:47:18 AM

Valley Forge, PA
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 10:12:10 AM

Upper Saddle River (another double double)

A borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 8,208

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[Edited by: Hawk01 at 8/26/2014 10:17:20 AM EST]
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 10:03:25 AM

Tennessee

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 9:17:39 AM

Satellite Beach, city in Brevard County, Florida.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 11:42:35 PM

Rappahannock River, Virginia
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Bungee
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 11:31:29 PM

Qaanaaq [two sets of double letters!]

Formerly Thule or New Thule, it is the main town in the northern part of the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

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[Edited by: Bungee at 8/25/2014 11:35:58 PM EST]
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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 9:26:41 PM

Parrish, AL

Anything with a double letter in the name ('viLLe doesn't count).

[Edited by: JesusIsTops at 8/25/2014 9:31:08 PM EST]
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 7:32:29 PM

Ossining

Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 37,674 at the 2010 census. It is the location of Sing Sing maximum-security prison.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 7:25:56 PM

Newberry, city in Alachua County, North Central Florida.

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hnofer17
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 3:05:19 PM

Middletown, CT, USA
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mafandoi
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Little Rock, Arkansas

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