A Topical Quiz

Can anyone guess where this is? And equally, why it is topical?


Clue: "Batter my heart, three person'd God"

[I stole the idea from Alex's Map That Campus quiz]

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The quote is from John Donne (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Donne), but I can't figure out any specific geographic connection there.

My wild guess is that it's some Christian holy site in or around Israel. It may also be an area that is near the attacks going on there now.

That's my two cents. Anyone care to run with it, or prove me completely wrong?

You are right about Donne, wrong about Israel.

By John Lynch (not verified) on 16 Jul 2006 #permalink

I think it has something to do with this strange photograph of a jellyfish or something, and a word that does not appear in the Bible. Here's another photo, of microtubules, I think.

Wamba wins the (non-existent) prize. It is the detonation site for the Trinity test which occurred at Alamogordo today in 1945.

Link to Google Maps.

By John Lynch (not verified) on 16 Jul 2006 #permalink