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1. Our first 'high' point is actually only 345 (105 meters) above sea level. What is the name of this high point of Florida that lies in Walton County near the border with Alabama?
2. The tallest mountain in the United States rises 20,310 feet (6,190 meters) above sea level. What is the name of this mountain whose name comes from a native Athabaskan word meaning 'the tall one'?
3. Which state that is geographically known for containing the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail and Stone Mountain has its highest point at Brasstown Bald?
4. One state has its nickname and highest point named after a plant that exhibits heliotropism. What is the name of this state that was admitted to the Union in 1861?
5. What state has its highest point at 1,670 feet (510 meters) just 3.5 miles from its northern border and the Des Moines River on its southern border?
6. The lowest point of Minnesota is located at Lake Superior and surprisingly its highest point is located just 15 miles away. Sharing its name with a bird of prey, what is the name of Minnesota's highest point at 2,301 feet (701 meters)?
7. The highest point in the state of Utah provides a view worthy of royalty. What is the name of this high point that was named after the first director of the United States Geological Survey?
8. Mauna Kea is more than 33,000 feet tall when measured from its oceanic base. On which island, the largest in the state, is Mauna Kea located?
9. The highest point in the state of Wyoming is located on the Continental Divide and it is named for a famous geographer. What is the name of this high point that shares its name with a bird that is a close relative of the booby?
10. The highest point in the state of Washington is the focal point of a National Park that was established in 1899. What is the name of this 14,411 feet (4,392 meters) high point located 54 miles from Seattle?
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