29 Jul '11, 8am

Check it out, play along....win a prize! Where on Earth? #nasa #whereonearth

Check it out, play along....win a prize! Where on Earth? #nasa #whereonearth

Here is your chance to play geographical detective and win the MISR Mystery Image contest. Follow the clues below to figure out the geographic region shown in this image. Submit your answers here no later than midnight, Pacific Daylight Time, on August 3, 2011. The image was acquired by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR), and represents an area of about 262 by 200 kilometers (163 by 124 miles). Please note that North may not be at the top of the page. The statements below refer to a landmark, area, or province within the pictured region. Answer the questions and tell us where on Earth you think we are. You may use any reference materials you like to answer the quiz. From the statements below, please indicate which are TRUE and which are FALSE. Located within the lower third of the image is a dramatic landmark that has lain dormant for thousands of years. The ...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=51495

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Jul '11, 3pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Jul '11, 10pm

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news.mongabay.com 20 Jul '11, 1pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 21 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 20 Jul '11, 10pm

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treehugger.com 21 Jul '11, 3pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Jul '11, 8pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 31 Jul '11, 1am

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ecoearth.info 25 Jul '11, 8pm

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