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  • the lush canyon Ein Avdat (pictured) and its surroundings have been experiencing continuous human activity for some 80,000–90,000 years?

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Question 1: The word canyon is generally used in the United States, while the word gorge is more common in Europe and ________, though it is also used in some parts of the United States and Canada.
ContinentSouth AmericaOceaniaAsia

Question 2: The Colorado River and the ________ in the northwestern United States are two examples of tectonic uplift.
Oregon TrailSnake RiverColumbia River GorgeColumbia River

Question 3: Tara River Canyon, ________, Europe
CroatiaSerbiaMontenegroBosnia and Herzegovina

Question 4: Grand Canyon of Torotoro, Torotoro, ________, Bolivia
La Paz Department, BoliviaPotosí DepartmentCochabamba DepartmentOruro Department

Question 5: Canyons often form in areas of ________ rock.
Karst topographyLimestoneCarbonate rockSedimentary rock

Question 6: ________, Wyoming, USA
Cook–Folsom–Peterson ExpeditionYellowstone LakeGrand Canyon of the YellowstoneYellowstone National Park

Question 7: ________, Colorado, USA
Mesa Verde National ParkGreat Sand Dunes National Park and PreserveBlack Canyon of the Gunnison National ParkRocky Mountain National Park

Question 8: Blyde River Canyon, ________, South Africa
GautengMbombelaMpumalangaKwaZulu-Natal

Question 9: When these collapse a canyon is left, for example in the ________ in Somerset and Yorkshire Dales in Yorkshire, England.
Mendip HillsShepton MalletWellsRiver Chew

Question 10: ________, Europe, including the Iron Gate
BratislavaBelgradeDanubeSerbia







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