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Rivers and seas, mountains and volcanoes, plains and mesas: quizzes about these and other physical facts about our earth are to be found in this sub-category.
354 Physical Geography quizzes and 4,956 Physical Geography trivia questions.
  Permafrost - The Lowdown   popular trivia quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 20 Qns
What in the world is permafrost, where in the world is it found, and why does it matter? All this, and more, will be revealed.
Easier, 20 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 11 24
looney_tunes editor
Feb 11 24
120 plays
  Let's Get Physical...Geography   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Time to cut those calories, and beat the bulge as you navigate the world's physical geography! So prepare for a high-impact work out as you globetrot to physical fitness!
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Mar 09 23
kyleisalive editor
Mar 09 23
16763 plays
Naturally Wonderful
  Naturally Wonderful   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
See if you can identify these naturally wonderful places from the clues given!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 26 14
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3842 plays
  North, South, East and West   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The game is very simple. I will select four geographical entities and you must decide which one is further north, south, east or west. Please note: The International Dateline is the defining line for east and west.
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 24 24
thejazzkickazz gold member
Apr 24 24
10898 plays
  Supermassive Black Hole   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You don't have to travel to outer space to see a black hole - there are quite a few here on earth. In fact, there are all sorts of holes; not all of them are "black holes", but they are holes that are deep and dark. Let's jump in!
Easier, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Jun 27 12
PDAZ gold member
3857 plays
  Chalk   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Southern England, where I live, features several ridges of chalk reaching from Kent in the east to Dorset in the west. Take a look at these images and see whether you can identify these chalk features which are a familiar part of the landscape.
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jul 21 13
848 plays
  Geography Terms   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Earth really has a lot of beautiful wonders but the question is, what do we call them?
Easier, 10 Qns, marcial10, Jun 26 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Jun 26 22
3941 plays
River Deep  Mountain High
  River Deep - Mountain High   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Phoenix Rising's Gold Team had to write a quiz using a song title but not in an entertainment-type category. Sing along with Ike and Tina Turner while we explore aspects of how mountains, rivers and lakes were created. We hope you enjoy the journey!
Average, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, Sep 15 22
MikeMaster99 gold member
Sep 15 22
269 plays
  Oh What a Geyser! editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Geysers are a beautiful natural phenomena found in many parts of the world. This is a quiz about these spewing, venting, and pressure releasing locations used by Mother Nature to control herself when dealing with Father Nature!
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Dec 23 11
2779 plays
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a quiz about earthquakes. How much do you know about this natural disaster?
Average, 10 Qns, tanya1984, Jul 04 19
Jul 04 19
3633 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What term is given to a narrow strip of land connecting two large land areas otherwise separated by sea?

From Quiz "Geography un-done"

  Which is Your Favorite Isthmus?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I don't know about you, but there's something about an isthmus that just gets me excited when I'm looking at a map! Maybe it's because there are so few, who knows...but I felt I had to share the fun with my fellow Quizzyland dwellers...have fun!
Tough, 15 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jul 30 17
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jul 30 17
4826 plays
  Tectonic Plates and Earthquakes, Rocks and Crust   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Have you ever wondered what was beneath our feet? Or how earthquakes occur? Or maybe you were wondering what type of rocks are there? You'll find out these answers in this quiz. Hope you have fun!
Average, 15 Qns, uradenejkine, Mar 30 24
Mar 30 24
3996 plays
  Physical Geography and Processes    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These questions focus on the processes and natural occurrences that shape our world, rather than what-is-where?. Physical geography is a wonderful science as it includes the study of biology, geology, chemistry and ecology.
Average, 10 Qns, jesterhat, Jan 30 21
Jan 30 21
4142 plays
  Geographically Red, White or Blue    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you identify these geographical land marks and places that are either Red, White or Blue?
Easier, 10 Qns, zambesi, Sep 23 17
Sep 23 17
844 plays
  Over Hill, Over Dale   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Our world is filled with many wonderful hills and valleys. Follow my global tour through some of the world's most awe inspiring physical locations. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Dec 09 16
apathy100 gold member
580 plays
  Natural Phenomenons And Wonders   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about some of the phenomenons that occur in nature. Some are beautiful, some are vital to delicate ecosystems, all are incredible.
Tough, 10 Qns, Bertho, Jan 09 24
Jan 09 24
4540 plays
  Splash's Geography Pass Notes    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
In geographic terms, a gap in mountainous terrain is known as a pass. These often provide easier access between locations on either side of the mountain territory. From the brief descriptions, match these ten to their locations.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 19 20
Apr 19 20
246 plays
  Down but not Out   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on endorheic basins and lakes. "Endon" is Greek for within and "rhein" is Greek meaning to flow. So think about watersheds and you will understand why the water in these basins flows down, but not out.
Average, 10 Qns, celvet, Jun 19 18
Jun 19 18
245 plays
  Get Physical - with some Geography!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a mixed quiz about ten very different areas of physical geography. You shouldn't have to rack your brains too much to find the answers.
Tough, 10 Qns, Jomarion, Apr 17 11
1359 plays
  Natural Wonders    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you guess which natural wonder is being described? Select the answer that you believe fits the descriptions provided.
Average, 10 Qns, pwilly17, Nov 22 18
Nov 22 18
1626 plays
  Geography un-done    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A physical look at what our earth can sometimes show. And some of the well known physical aspects of our planet.
Tough, 10 Qns, doomed, Mar 12 12
2499 plays
  Geography's Record Breakers    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on some wonderful geographical features that need a superlative to describe them.
Tough, 10 Qns, marcial10, Dec 18 22
Dec 18 22
713 plays
  River, Lakes, Countries and More    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are rivers and lakes in about every country. This quiz will ask you to identify lakes and countries by the clues given! Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, rightiam, Jan 07 23
Jan 07 23
2675 plays
  Down in the Valley    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Our world has beautiful valleys everywhere. Come with me on a journey which will take you to some of the most remarkable of valleys!
Tough, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, May 25 16
funnytrivianna gold member
583 plays
  Global Runners-Up    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
People usually don't remember who took 2nd place in a given competition; it's the winners who get all the glory. As a sequel to my last quiz called "Global Extremes," let's see if we can shed a little recognition on those unsung runners-up.
Tough, 10 Qns, johanndavidt, Jun 05 16
291 plays
  Physical Geography Unveiled!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know your physical geography? Find out your knowledge of physical features in this quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, dooooot, Jun 23 20
Jun 23 20
796 plays
  The Northern Hemisphere    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My First Northern Quiz: This is an interesting quiz on the geography of the northern hemisphere.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, junahb, Jun 30 18
Very Difficult
Jun 30 18
2282 plays
  10 Questions on Natural Wonders    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz tests your knowledge of different geographical areas (mountains, rock formations and parks) throughout the world. Some little known facts are included. Good Luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, emkern, Apr 22 23
Apr 22 23
4351 plays
  "After Number One"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All answers are physical features in second position. For example in if the question was on the longest river, the answer would be the Amazon because it's the second longest river. Understand?! Good luck!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, mariah2001, Sep 05 23
Very Difficult
Sep 05 23
2071 plays
  We Made the Top 5!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are many quizzes about list-toppers and near misses. This quiz, however, is about those geographic features that made fifth place on varied lists.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ticky100, Sep 14 13
ticky100 gold member
752 plays
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Physical Geography Trivia Questions

1. Many of the world's iconic volcanoes are stratovolcanoes, characterized by their steep, conical shape. What name, which might remind you of a medieval knight's protective gear, is given to another, less common type of volcano?

From Quiz
River Deep - Mountain High

Answer: Shield volcano

As their name implies, stratovolcanoes, or composite volcanoes, are built up by many layers of hardened lava and tephra (fragmented volcanic material), which account for their distinctive profile. This structure is due to the high viscosity of the lava, which cools and hardens quickly instead of spreading out. Shield volcanoes, on the other hand, are formed by the eruption of low-viscosity lava, which is able to travel for longer distances before cooling down in broad sheets - whose accumulation results in a low, gently sloping shape, similar to a shield lying on the ground. While stratovolcanoes are associated with explosive activity, shield volcanoes are the product of effusive eruptions. Active shield volcanoes, such as those found in Hawaii - part of the world's largest chain of shield volcanoes, the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain in the Pacific Ocean - are almost constantly active. The gradual buildup of lava often creates extremely large volcanoes in terms of width: such is the case of Mauna Loa, on the island of Hawaii, which is over 100 km (60 mi) wide at its base. In addition, Mauna Loa is so massive that it depresses the crust beneath it by 8 km (5 mi) - meaning that the mountain's total height is about twice that of Mount Everest. Shield volcanoes do not only occur on Earth: Olympus Mons, the tallest known mountain in the Solar System, is a shield volcano. Other forms of volcanic mountains are cinder cones (hills created by loose pyroclastic fragments around volcanic vents) and lava domes (mound-shaped protrusions of viscous lava). The term "shield volcano" is a literal translation of the German "Schildvulkan", coined by Austrian geologist Eduard Suess in 1888. This burning question was written by LadyNym of the Phoenix Rising team.

2. Disqualifying the Caspian Sea for its salt water composition (it's actually more like a miniature inland ocean), what is the second largest fresh-water lake in the world for surface area?

From Quiz Global Runners-Up

Answer: Lake Victoria

Of the five largest fresh-water lakes in the world, three of them are in North America. Lake Superior takes the gold at 31,820 sq. miles (depending on rainfall). Lake Huron (23,010) and Lake Michigan (22,400) come in third and fourth respectively. But to find the silver medalist you have to go all the way to Africa, where Lake Victoria takes a healthy second at 26,828 sq. miles.

3. What is the world's deepest lake?

From Quiz Geography's Record Breakers

Answer: Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal, located in the southern part of eastern Siberia in Russia, is the deepest lake of the world. It is up to 5,314 feet deep and holds over 20% of the world's total unfrozen freshwater. It has an area of about 12,200 square miles, with a length of 395 miles and an average width of thirty miles. Moreover, this lake is also the oldest existing freshwater lake on Earth (over 20 million years old).

4. What is a narrow strip of land that joins two large land areas?

From Quiz Geography Terms

Answer: isthmus

Isthmus, a Greek word which means "neck", serves as a bridge for two large land areas; North and South America are joined together by the Isthmus of Panama making each accessible via land.

5. Where should we travel to in order to see the Wadi al-Hitan, or Whale Valley?

From Quiz Down in the Valley

Answer: Egypt

The Whale Valley in Egypt, Africa is on the desert floor of the Wadi al-Hitan. It is situated south of the great city of Cairo. This valley has numerous fossils that belonged to the last whales known to have had legs. These remarkable fossils are what remain to reveal how land-based whales made their transition to the great mammals of the oceans of today.

6. The circumstances have to be just right for a geological black hole (a type of sinkhole) to occur. These rare features, including the Black Hole of Andros, are only believed to be located on which islands off the coast of the United States?

From Quiz Supermassive Black Hole

Answer: The Bahamas

Black holes on earth are believed to be caused when sea water dissolves carbonate mud flats and fills the hole with water, including a three feet/one meter thick layer of sulfur bacteria which makes the water appear black. As carbonate mud flats with sulfur bacteria aren't common, black holes are a rarity. However, there are thirty or so in the Bahamas, with the Black Hole of Andros being the most famous with a depth of at least 155 feet/47 meters.

7. What is the fifth largest country or territory area-wise in North America?

From Quiz We Made the Top 5!

Answer: Nicaragua

Nicaragua has an area of 50,446 sq. miles. The top four are: 1. Canada 2. The United States 3. Greenland (politically, it is a territory of Denmark) 4. Mexico

8. Time to feel the burn! To begin our high-impact workout, this question will make you sweat! Which desert is Las Vegas found in?

From Quiz Let's Get Physical...Geography

Answer: Mojave Desert

No time to stop at a Vegas buffet! Instead, you can work up a sweat around the Mojave Desert, home of Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and Death Valley, the hottest location in North America. The Mojave Desert is home to sparsely populated desert areas, though it's home to many native plantlife including the Joshua Tree, the California Fan Palm, and the Barrel Cactus. Numerous movies and music videos have been shot with this landscape as a backdrop. The Desert is also home to the nearby Hoover Dam and Zion National Park. Unsurprisingly, the Desert houses many diverse animals from Gila Monsters to Diamondback Rattlesnakes to rodents of all shapes and sizes. The highest temperature on the continent was recorded in Death Valley National Park which, reportedly, has the clearest night skies of all the national parks of the United States. Heck, think of all the muscles you'll tone pulling the slots at a Vegas casino, let alone jogging through the desert!

9. Memphis, Tennessee is a city where blues, gospel, and rock 'n' roll are found. What river does this city border?

From Quiz River, Lakes, Countries and More

Answer: The Mississippi

The Mississippi River is the third longest river in the world! It starts in Minnesota and ends in Louisiana.

10. The largest earthquake of the 20th century occurred on what continent?

From Quiz Earthquakes

Answer: South America

The largest earthquake in the 20th century occurred in 1960 off the coast of Chile in South America. Numerous cities in Chile were damaged. The earthquake created a deadly tsunami which destroyed entire villages. The tsunami continued into the Pacific Ocean and killed 61 people in Hawaii and hundreds more in Japan.

11. In what part of the world does the tree-line extend the farthest north?

From Quiz The Northern Hemisphere

Answer: Siberia, Russia

Hardy trees can handle the -70°C (-94°F) temperatures. They can grow farther than 72 degrees north. Trees in Norway, Canada, and Alaska extend 71, 69, and 68 degrees north respectively.

12. Occurring on May 22, 1960, in which country was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded up to that time?

From Quiz Tectonic Plates and Earthquakes, Rocks and Crust

Answer: Chile

Yes it was in Chile. The unbelievable earthquake measured a shocking 9.5 on the Richter scale! U.S.A had the second most powerful earthquake ever recorded. It occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska on March 27, 1964. The destructive Earthquake measured a staggering 9.2 on the Richter scale! The fourth most powerful earthquake ever recorded was a stunning 9.0 on the Richter scale! It occurred in Kamchatka, Russia on November 4, 1952. The sixth most powerful earthquake which measured a mind-blowing 8.8 on the Richter scale! It occurred off the coast of Ecuador on January 31, 1906.

13. In terms of plate tectonics, what geological process is occurring underneath the Himalayas? (both in the past and right now)?

From Quiz Physical Geography and Processes

Answer: Convergence

Convergence boundaries occur where two continental plates collide into one another, and one begins to force the other underneath it, causing the crust of the earth to buckle and produce mountains. This process occurs under the Himalayas, where the Indian and Eurasian plates are converging. Conversely, mountains may also form from the collision of a continental plate and a oceanic plate, where similar folding of the earth's crust occurs, however, the mountain range does not appear directly above the point of collision. The Rocky Mountains in central USA are an example of this.

14. What term refers to flat bottomed depression, also known as a "flat" or a "dry lake", found in interior desert basins?

From Quiz Geography un-done

Answer: Playa

Interior desert basins and adjacent to coasts is where you will find a PLAYA. They are found in arid or semi arid areas which were periodically covered in water that slowly filtrated in to the water system or like most occasion evaporates into the atmosphere, causing salt deposition and that of sand and mud along the bottom of the depression.The word derives from the Spanish for shore or beach and are very flat landforms.

15. Often called an 'Arctic Oasis,' these sea lakes on the Polar Cap can remain liquid for an entire winter. What are they called?

From Quiz Natural Phenomenons And Wonders

Answer: Polynyas

Pronounced 'pol-een-yas,' polynyas are vital to the fragile polar ecosystem and also of the Earth's ecosystem as they allow life to continue throughout the harsh polar winters. Land animals can access the sea, and marine creatures can access the surface.

16. Hammam-Meskoutine is located in Algeria. What is another name for the hot-springs?

From Quiz Natural Wonders

Answer: Baths of the Damned

An Arabic legend inspired the name for this hot springs. The story is a man once took his own sister as his bride, as the wedding procession went up the mountain the skies suddenly opened and the entire party was struck by lightning.

17. Which endorheic lake is the lowest surface point on Earth?

From Quiz Down but not Out

Answer: The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is located on the border of Jordan and Israel and is the deepest of the hypersaline lakes in the world. The Jordan River flows into this lake, but the only outlet from this lake is via evaporation, leading to the gradual accumulation of salt. Neither Lake Superior nor Lake Baikal are located in endorheic basins. The Great Salt Lake is in the United States and is a remnant of Ancient Lake Bonneville.

18. Travelling north and into Canada, we arrive at one of Canada's largest valleys located in the province of Ontario. What valley that also shares the same name as Canada's capital city, might we be visiting?

From Quiz Over Hill, Over Dale

Answer: Ottawa valley

The Ottawa Valley covers an area of roughly six million acres and a population of 1.4 million people lies within the region. Of these people that live in the region, the majority of them live in Canada's capital city of Ottawa. The Ottawa Valley is notable for its beef and corn farming. Historically, the Ottawa River which runs through the valley was settled by various first nations groups such as the Huron, Algonquin, and Iroquois, and was a major transportation route during the Ottawa River timber trade of the 1800s.

19. What about rivers? Everyone knows the Nile is the longest at over 4,000 miles. But which one comes in second?

From Quiz Global Runners-Up

Answer: Amazon

Although it lies spread out like an alluvial fan compared with the narrow and fairly straight Nile basin, geologists agree the Amazon comes in second at about 3,976 miles. The Yangtze in China measures 3,917, with the Mississippi at 3,902 a close fourth. The Ganges that flows across the subcontinent of Pakistan and India falls way short at about half that distance.

20. What is the world's smallest active volcano?

From Quiz Geography's Record Breakers

Answer: Taal Volcano

Taal Volcano, located in the Island of Luzon in the Philippines, is the world's smallest active volcano. It stands at a height of 1,312 feet and sits at the center of the Taal Lake. There have been 33 eruptions recorded since 1572. The greatest eruption ever recorded took place in the year 1754, lasting from May 15 to December 1. Its last eruption in the 20th century was in 1977.

21. What is the subtropical grassland that has local names such as prairie, scrub, pampas, veld, barren and chaparral?

From Quiz Geography Terms

Answer: savanna

A grassland containing scattered trees and bushes is called savanna (or savannah). This is a characteristic of tropical America and much of the tropical Africa. The largest savanna can be found in Australia.

22. The Great Rift Valley, located in East Africa, sits amid four countries. Which of the four has a section that divides the country into two segments?

From Quiz Down in the Valley

Answer: Kenya

The Great Rift Valley is 9,656 kilometers long and stretches from Lebanon all the way to Mozambique. A section of this valley slices through and divides Kenya into two segments, the Western Highlands from the lowland coastal strip. Subterranean forces tore the crust of the earth apart because of the extreme violence that they produced. Huge portions of the earth's crust sank between fault lines forcing molten rock to erupt. This is called rifting and still occurs today.

23. Unlike geological black holes, blue holes are more common. One of the most famous is the Great Blue Hole located off the shore of a Central American nation that has the second largest coral reef in the world. Which country is it?

From Quiz Supermassive Black Hole

Answer: Belize

Blue holes are underwater sinkholes or vertical caves. The water appears deep blue as opposed to black because blue holes don't have the layer of sulfur bacteria that black holes have. The Great Blue Hole is actually a collapsed limestone cave that reaches a depth of 407 feet/124 meters. The deepest blue hole in the world is believed to be Dean's Blue Hole in the Bahamas; it reaches 663 feet/202 meters.

24. This country is the fifth largest in area in the world. Name it.

From Quiz We Made the Top 5!

Answer: Brazil

Brazil has an area of 8,514,877 sq. km. The United States has 9.2 million sq. km; Australia has 7.6 million sq. km; and India has 3.0 million. The United States and India together almost add up to the area of Russia at 17.1 million sq. km. The four biggest countries by area are: 1. Russia 2. Canada 3. China 4. United States

25. Time for a fat-free fjord to get you in the mood to get in shape! What causes a fjord?

From Quiz Let's Get Physical...Geography

Answer: A glacier

Why not move like a glacier to take off those pesky pounds, eh? When people tend to think of fjords, their mind wanders to Norway and Scandinavia, home to the most prominent fjords on the planet. These inlets tend to be narrow, and due to the fact that they're created by glaciers, erosion has worn away the bedrock of the surrounding walls to form the actual landscape. These are usually quite deep, and some have been known to contain coral. Fjords can be found in Europe, Canada, the tip of South America, Antarctica, and New Zealand. Due to the prominence of arctic ice, the Arctic Archipelago tends to get a fair bit of attention in the way of fjords as well. The world's longest fjord is in Greenland while the deepest is in Antarctica. I assure you that we'll move faster than glaciers though; erosion isn't the greatest way to work out.

26. The city Paris is home the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, and many more wonders. The city lies on the Seine River. What bridge spans across the mouth of this river?

From Quiz River, Lakes, Countries and More

Answer: Pont De Normandie

Although all four answers are bridges going across the Seine River, Pont De Normandie is the bridge at the mouth, located near Le Havre.

27. What condition determines the tree-line? Tree-line is the point at which trees cease to exist.

From Quiz The Northern Hemisphere

Answer: The average temperature in the hottest month of the year does not reach 10 C (50F).

Although Siberia is the coldest place in the northern hemisphere (colder than the North Pole in the winter), it has relatively warm summers allowing trees to grow.

28. There are three types of rocks. Into which category does limestone fall?

From Quiz Tectonic Plates and Earthquakes, Rocks and Crust

Answer: Sedimentary

There are only three types of rocks: sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic. Sedimentary rocks are rocks that are layered. Scientists uncover fossils from these types of rocks. Other types of sedimentary rocks are shale (mudstone), chalk and sandstone. Igneous rocks are rocks that volcanoes blast out of the crater. They are very hard and they also have crystals on them. You'll find diamonds and gems. Some types of igneous rocks are basalt and granite. Metamorphic rocks are very strange. These rocks are formed by pressure and temperatures to create a new type of rock. Some types of metamorphic rock are gneiss (pronounced nice) and marble.

29. The process of erosion has two primary components: Weathering and __________?

From Quiz Physical Geography and Processes

Answer: Deposition

Although erosion is often presented as a destructive and unwanted process, it is actually a balanced system. While one part of the earth is gradually removed (weathering), another part of the earth is gradually being built up through the accumulation of eroded materials (deposition). Erosion is usually caused by wind or water movement.

30. Which lake would be considered the headwater of the single drainage system formed by the Great Lakes?

From Quiz Geography un-done

Answer: Superior

The drainage of the lakes roughly empty from west to east in to the Atlantic. Except for Michigan and Huron lakes, their altitudes drop with each lake, usually causing a progressively increasing rate of flow. Superior , bordered by Ontario, the Upper peninsula of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, is the most Northern and westernmost lake and can be considered the headwater of the system.

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