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An Astronaut is Speaking to the Mission Control from Her Capsule, Describing Geographical Features She Can See on Earth. - English - Communicative

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ConceptWriting and Grammar

Question

An astronaut is speaking to the Mission Control from her capsule, describing geographical features she can see on Earth. Decide which features she is talking about. Fill in the gaps in the astronaut’s description below. Use the names given in the box with the correct determiners (a, an, the). (The first two have been done for you):
“There is very little cloud cover at 

  1. The moment. I can see India right below me.
  2. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are clearly visible, and of course there is
  3.  ______ to the south. I can see where
  4.  ______ flows into
  5. ______ A little higher are the glistening snows of
  6.  _______but I can’t see
  7.  _______itself. I can just make out
  8. _______ to the west. I’m passing over
  9. _______ right now. To the north, I can just see
  10. _______in the centre of the vast expanse of
  11. _______ In the far north, the ice of
  12. _______ is clearly visible.”

Solution

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. the Ganges
  3. the Bay of Bengal
  4. the Himalayas
  5. Mount Everest
  6. the Persian Gulf
  7. the Tropic of Cancer
  8. Lake Baikal
  9. Asia
  10. the Arctic Ocean
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Solution An Astronaut is Speaking to the Mission Control from Her Capsule, Describing Geographical Features She Can See on Earth. Concept: Writing and Grammar.
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