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Definite article with geographical names
 

Definite article with geographical names  

created by tintin6 on 23 Aug 14
Medium level (77% of success)    8 questions - 265 players
There are some specific rules for using ‘the' with geographical names.

Use "the" before names of rivers, oceans, seas, points of the globe, deserts, forests, gulfs, peninsulas.

No article before "singular" names of countries, cities, towns or states, lakes, montains, continents, islands


   

 
 


 
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The Bering strait is located between ... United States and ... Russia.
   
   
   
2
It connects ... Arctic Ocean to ... North Pacific Ocean.
   
   
   
3
In the middle of the strait you can see two islands : ... Big Diomede and ... Little Diomede. They are separated by the International Date Line.
   
   
   
4
The Russian government has given the go ahead to build under the strait a transcontinental tunnel linking ... Siberia with ... Alaska.
The Russian government has given the go ahead to build under the strait a transcontinental tunnel linking ... Siberia with ... Alaska.
   
   
   
5
... Mount Everest is the Earth's highest mountain. Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first official ascent in 1953.
   
   
6
The oldest and deepest lake in the world is ... Lake Baïkal. It was formed in an ancient rift valley.
   
   
7
The lake is completely surrounded by mountains. On the north shore are ... Baïkal Mountains.
The lake is completely surrounded by mountains. On the north shore are ... Baïkal Mountains.
   
   
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It is fed by 300 rivers. The main one is ... Selenga river.
It is fed by 300 rivers. The main one is ... Selenga river.
   
   
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23 August 14