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Plainville boy wins 2013 National Geographic Bee

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Q. “Because the earth bulges at the Equator, the point that is farthest from earth’s center is the summit of a peak in Ecuador. Name this peak.”

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With an answer of Chimborazo, 12-year-old Sathwik Karnik of Plainville won the 2013 National Geographic Bee Wednesday in Washington. Sathwik won a $25,000 scholarship, a trip to the Galapagos Islands, and a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society after besting 54 finalists from each state; the District of Columbia; the Atlantic and Pacific territories; and Department of Defense Dependents Schools.

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