Friday, May 26, 2006

Speaking of Geography ...

The Map Guy just showed me this tidbit he came across from a National Geographic survey of geographic knowledge among 18-24 year olds. The question was:

A person able to wear lightweight clothing all year probably lives near:

the Equator, the Arctic Circle, the British Isles or the South Pole.

It is good to see that 83% of the respondents answered it correctly. But isn't it sad that 8% guessed the British Isles and, even more so, that 5% guessed the South Pole!

Here's the link...

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