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Yes! In 1777. I think France recognised the US a year later in 1778.

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Which is the oldest of the four main Hawaiian Islands?
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I know they are progressively older, but I can't remember whether the progression goes from north to south or south to north.

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The Big Island
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Bastard. Youngest would be easy coz that would be Hawaii, the one with the volcanos coz that one is sitting over the rift. Oldest, dunno.
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I know they are progressively older, but I can't remember whether the progression goes from north to south or south to north.

(so 50/50 chance of being right)

The Big Island


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Bastard. Youngest would be easy coz that would be Hawaii, the one with the volcanos coz that one is sitting over the rift. Oldest, dunno.
Correct but the name....
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Actually the oldest Hawaiian island is now a sea mount somewhere near Alaska and we'll below sea level. So it's not an island and doesn't have a name. I think.
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No.
Then it's the other one.

I'm going to say Oahu. I know it's about the same latitude as Hong Kong so I'm guessing be the northernmost (because it seems a bizarre fact for me to have kept in my brain).
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No.
Then it's the other one.

I'm going to say Oahu. I know it's about the same latitude as Hong Kong so I'm guessing be the northernmost (because it seems a bizarre fact for me to have kept in my brain).
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