Everest is in Europe

Rebecca Smithers, consumer affairs correspondent
Wednesday November 14, 2007
The Guardian

The most visited local “landmark” for many British adults is their nearby DIY store, according to a survey published today, which suggests we are a nation of reluctant explorers, with little sense of adventure and a poor understanding of geography. A third of those who took part in the survey thought Mount Everest is in Europe, while only half were aware that the Nile is the world’s longest river.

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