24 May 2007

Where We Are

From a Reuters article of 24 May 2007 about how fourteen-year-old Caitlin Snaring won a U.S. geography contest, by knowing the imperial capital of Vietnam (Hue) and the administrator of the island of Lampedusa (Italy), comes the following notable information:
According to a National Geographic poll released in 2006, just half of college-age Americans can find New York on a map and only 37 percent can locate Iraq.

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