Quiz: Only 1 in 19 People Can Identify These Bodies of Water from a Photo. Can You?
Only 1 in 19 People Can Identify These Bodies of Water from a Photo. Can You?
By: Bri O.
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About This Quiz

A whopping 71 percent of the Earth's surface area is dedicated to water, and around 97 percent of that water is found in the five oceans. But oceans are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to remarkable bodies of water found across the globe. There are all sorts of weird and unique bodies of water distributed throughout all the countries and corners of the world. 

Do you know the names of the individual lakes that make up the natural wonder that is the Great Lakes water system? Are you interested in man-made waterways or convenient transportation shortcuts? Are you the type of person who geeks out over nature's beauty and water's life-giving role? How do you feel about brackish water and brine? Do you know where to go if you want to float effortlessly? 

From inland seas to landlocked lakes and gravity-defying rivers to breath-taking waterfalls, this quiz covers it all. Oh, and of course it also helps to know about the bays, gulfs, straits, canals, and channels of the world.

Are you ready to test your nautical and geographical knowledge with this ultimate bodies of water quiz? Play on to find out how you stack up! 

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