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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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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 8:32:24 AM

Dead Sea, elevation -1,401' (lowest surface elevation on dry land on the earth)

Any place less than 100 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 8:13:02 AM

Cranston, RI

Third largest city in Rhode Island. Elevation 62 ft.

Any place less than 100 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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CatskillHiker
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 12:08:57 AM

Baku, Azerbaijan; elevation -92' on the shore of the Caspian Sea which is below sea level

Any place less than 100 feet above sea level, this round, please.

[Edited by: CatskillHiker at 9/1/2014 12:09:58 AM EST]
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Bungee
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 11:28:05 PM

Annapolis, MD - is a part of the Atlantic Coastal Plain, and is relatively flat, with the highest point being only 50 feet (15 m) above sea level.

How about: Any place less than 100 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Pielededrac
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 9:32:53 PM

Zamora de Hidalgo, city in Mexico, 5,184 feet altitude.

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That's it for this round, next suggestion?
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Hawk01
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 9:11:43 PM

Yakima, Washington

Washington State's ninth largest city. Elevation 1066 ft.

Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Pielededrac
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 3:28:07 PM

Xining, Capital of Qinghai province in western China, 7,464 feet altitude.

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Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 12:28:37 PM

Wichita, Kansas

Elevation 1299 ft.

Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Pielededrac
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 10:28:56 AM

Vaduz, capital city of the principality of Liechtenstein, 1,493 feet altitude.

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Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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CatskillHiker
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 2:38:34 AM

Ulan Bator, Mongolia; elevation 4,429'

Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 11:40:00 PM

Tegucigalpa, capital city of Honduras, 3,250 feet altitude.

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Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 10:15:01 PM

Santiago, Chile - 520 m (1,706 ft)

Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 8:15:03 PM

Rochester, Minnesota, 1317 feet elevation.

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Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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CatskillHiker
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 5:28:56 PM

Quito, Ecuador; elevation 9,350'

Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 11:29:42 AM

Pamplona, city in Northern Spain, 1463 feet altitude.

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Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Hawk01
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 10:46:18 AM

Oaxaca, Mexico

Elevation 5,102 ft.

Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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CatskillHiker
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 3:43:31 AM

Nairobi, Kenya; elevation 5,450'

Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.
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Bungee
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 2:44:50 AM

Mount McKinley in Denali National Park - 20,332 feet. Highest point in North America.

Any place over 1,000 feet above sea level, this round, please.

[Edited by: Bungee at 8/30/2014 2:46:43 AM EST]
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Moe23
Champion Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 11:04:27 PM

La Paz, Bolivia - the world's highest capital (except Amsterdam)

Any place over 1000 ft above sea level this round
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JesusIsTops
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 9:32:23 PM

Kathmandu, Nepal, around 4,600 ft (1,600 M)

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

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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
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 2:29:38 PM

Ixchiguán, Guatemala

Highest town in Central America, elevation 10449 ft.

Anywhere over 1,000 ft (300 m) above sea level this round
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Pielededrac
Champion Author Florida

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

Henderson, city in Nevada, 1867 feet elevation.

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Anywhere over 1,000 ft (300 m) above sea level this round.
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mafandoi
All-Star Author Orange County

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

Gaocheng, Sichuan, China at 13,169 feet.

Anywhere over 1,000 ft (300 m) above sea level this round.
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CatskillHiker
Champion Author New York

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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
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 9:47:49 AM

Edmonton, Alberta/Canada, 2116 feet altitude.

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




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

[Edited by: panj at 8/29/2014 8:52:37 AM EST]
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Hawk01
Champion Author New Jersey

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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.

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

Anywhere over 1,000 ft (300 m) above sea level this round.
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hnofer17
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 12:17:12 AM

Albuquerque, NM, USA

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

[Edited by: hnofer17 at 8/29/2014 12:17:31 AM EST]
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JesusIsTops
Champion Author Maryland

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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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Natural rivers in the 50 states of USA, this round only, please.
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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.

Natural rivers in the 50 states of USA, this round only, please.

(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
All-Star Author Orange County

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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.

Natural rivers in the 50 states of USA, this round only, please.
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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.

Natural rivers in the 50 states of USA, this round only, please.

[Edited by: Hawk01 at 8/28/2014 9:45:49 AM EST]
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Pielededrac
Champion Author Florida

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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

Natural rivers in the USA, this round only, please.
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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
Champion Author Florida

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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)

Natural rivers in the 50 states of USA, this round only, please.

[Edited by: CatskillHiker at 8/27/2014 2:00:53 PM EST]
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mafandoi
All-Star Author Orange County

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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.

Natural rivers in the 50 states of USA, this round only, please.
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Pielededrac
Champion Author Florida

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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

Natural rivers in the USA this round.

[Edited by: hnofer17 at 8/27/2014 10:57:03 AM EST]
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CatskillHiker
Champion Author New York

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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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