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Topographic maps allow the three-dimensional shape of Earth’s surface to be shown in how many dimensions on a map?

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Some people claim elephants never forget because they have good what?

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Any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future is considered to be what?

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In what type of area would you be most likely to experience a sandstorm?

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Which metal is added to iron to create stainless steel?

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You might notice Earth’s spin in which of the following situations?

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At the time of his death, da Vinci was the “Premier Painter and Engineer and Architect to the King” of which country?

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