An explorer hiked 10 miles north; then 10 miles east; then 10 miles south. After that, he found himself exactly where he started and met a bear.
1) What color was the bear? 2) What were the longitude and latitude of the explorer's starting point.
A hint and the answers below.
Hint: a slightly simpler version of this puzzle can be found here.
1. The bear was white.
2. The starting point was 11.6 miles from the North Pole.
The original (in Russian)