The most difficult satellite photos riddlesSatellite photography quiz
This is Sable Island, known as the graveyard of the Atlantic. It is about 109 miles southeast of Nova Scotia. What is the island origin?
it is the top of a drowned mountain
Sable Island is believed to have formed from a terminal moraine deposited on the continental shelf near the end of the last Ice Age. It emerges from vast shoals and shallows which, in tandem with frequent fog and sudden storms, have caused over 350 recorded shipwrecks
What is the name of this lake?
Lake Balkhash is the 13th largest lake in the world. The lake is divided by a strait into two distinct parts. The western is a fresh water half, while the eastern half is saline.
This is one of the largest cities in the world. Which one?
Kinshasa (at the bottom of the photo) is an urban area with a 2013 population of over 9 million. It faces the capital of the neighbouring Republic of Congo, Brazzaville, which can be seen in the distance across the wide Congo River.
Which large lake is visible in this satellite image?
Lake Titicaca is surrounded by the Andes. It is often called the highest navigable lake in the world, with a surface elevation of 3,812 metres (12,507 ft).
To which country does this island belong?
This is New Zealand's South Island.