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National Geography Standards & Skills This website would like to remind you: Your browser (Firefox 17) is out of date. Update your browser for more security, comfort and the best experience on this site. Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website— Because Every Country Is the Best at Something Thanks to all the readers who have sent in suggestions. Check out the data for the full list of sources and updates. CORRECTIONS & UPDATES » Slovakia changed to ‘cars’ – Feb 2018 » Czech Republic changed to ‘libraries’ – Feb 2018 » Canada changed from ‘personal freedom’ to ‘doughnuts’ – Mar 2017 » Turkey ‘jailed journalists’ added alongside ‘Twitter censorship’ – Mar 2017 » China changed from ‘jailed journalists’ to ‘hackers’ – Mar 2017 » South Africa changed from Death to number 1 for Platinum – Dec 2016 » Canada upgraded to ‘personal freedom’ from ‘Facebook addiction’ – Dec 2016

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