Monday, December 14, 2015

57 Percent Of People In Landmark Survey Don't Know Where Grand Canyon Is

The Huffington Post reports:
You'd think that a canyon that is 277 miles long with points 18 miles wide and more than a mile deep would be hard to miss.

However, more than half of people in a landmark survey released last week have no clue where the Grand Canyon is located.

Intrepid Travel, a company specializing in small excursions, surveyed 2,000 people across the U.S. -- and found 57 percent of respondents didn't know the Grand Canyon is in Arizona.

What makes that stat particularly sad is that 70 percent of those surveyed claimed they knew their national landmarks.
The great moments of government schooling.