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Geo Quiz

Some of the world's busiest shipping lanes show up in today's Geo Quiz.

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A leading maritime insurer issued new guidelines today for ships to avoid pirate attacks.

It recommends that ships travel faster through troubled waters and that crews use a device that emits a deafening high-pitched noise to deter pirates.

Don't cover your ears...we're not going to play it.

The recommendations are a response to the upsurge in pirate attacks in international waters

So here's the quiz --- when it comes to piracy -- which of the following 3 places is NOT prone to pirate attacks...

The Gulf of Aden, the Drake Passage or the Strait of Malacca ?

Again that's the Gulf of Aden, the Drake Passage and the Strait of Malacca?

All are potentially dangerous sailing routes .. but only one is considered pirate-free.

Can you name it?