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Final Jeopardy! category: TRANSPORTATION
Final Jeopardy! clue: The Trans-Siberian Railway, one of the world’s longest, spans 5,770 miles from Moscow to this port city on the Sea of Japan
What is Vladivostok?
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Among the cities on a common “main line” route include:
Moscow (0 mi)
Kirov (570 mi)
Perm (868 mi)
Yekaterinburg (1,128 mi)
Omsk (1,663 mi)
Novosibirsk (2,052 mi)
Taishet (2,786 mi)
Irkutsk (3,202 mi)
Chita (3,831 mi)
Birobidzhan (5,165 mi)
Khabarovsk (5,277 mi)
Vladivostok (5,772 mi)
It takes six days, four hours to make the trek from Moscow to Vladivostok.
For comparison’s sake, the Canadian (Toronto-Vancouver) route on Canada’s VIA Rail travels 2,775 miles in just under three and a half days.
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