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A third of respondents thought Mount Everest was either in the Alps or the UK, not Nepal, while the most visited local landmark was the DIY superstore.


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And when questioned about how they find their way about on outings like these, the top answer by far was that they knew the area well so didn’t need a map (71%).


This probably isn't the reaction ESRI intended, but somehow this made me want to cheer. Let's hear it for local knowledge.

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I am just relieved that Americans (USA, that is...), are not the only ones that lag in geography knowledge :) Misery loves company!
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