organic-related trivia question...

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by Marcos, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Marcos

    Marcos LawnSite Gold Member
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    Who will be the 1st to answer this question correctly........?
    :rolleyes:

    The South American country of Bolivia was once not a land-locked country as it is today, but had a portion of it's border stretch to the Pacific ocean.

    Why did it lose this territory?
     
  2. PerfectEarth

    PerfectEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Chile got it in a war. What do I win?
     
  3. Marcos

    Marcos LawnSite Gold Member
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    O.K.....you're right...but how is it related to organics.
     
  4. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
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    Chilean Nitrate, bird poop.
     
  5. Marcos

    Marcos LawnSite Gold Member
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    ding! ding! ding!

    Close enough!

    The most correct answer is guano.

    And the battle over the land was called the Guano War.


    It all started over a big fight over the world's biggest pile of BIRD POOP, right at the end of the American Civil War! :laugh:

    Read on :

    http://www.zum.de/whkmla/military/19cen/guanowar.html
     

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