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Geo Quiz / Geo Answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a remote northeastern province in Afghanistan that borders Pakistan to the east and the Hindu Kush Mountains to the south. The answer is Nuristan, where U.S. forces run a forward operating base. Christian Science Monitor journalist Dana Harmon is embedded with troops there. She tells anchor Marco Werman what it's like in this remote corner of the world.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Central Asia's Gobi Desert. An archaeological site in that region -- within the Uighur Autonomous Region of China -- is where scientists discovered the world's oldest known marijuana. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from lead scientist, Dr. Ethan Russo whose research is published in the Journal of Experimental Botany.