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Channel Tunnel

Channel Tunnel is a tunnel below the English Channel at the Strait of Dover. This rail tunnel connects Folkestone, Kent in the United Kingdom to Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais in

Channel Tunnel

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Jeju Island

Jeju Island is the largest island of South Korea with an area of 1846. It is also one of the nine provinces of the country and the smallest of all of them. It was formed as a result of a volcanic eruption. Jeju City is the capital of Jeju Island. Halla Mountain is the key landmark of this...

Jeju Island

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Harbor of Rio de Janeiro

The Harbor of Rio de Janeiro is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It is also known as the Bay of Rio de Janeiro or Guanabara Bay. It is located in Brazil. It was formed naturally by erosion from the

Harbor of Rio de Janeiro

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Itaipu Dam

Itaipu Dam is the most powerful hydroelectric dam. It was built in 1984. This dam is located on the border of Brazil and Paraguay. Parana River is the main source of...

Itaipu Dam

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Statue of Zeus at Olympia

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was located in Olympia, Greece. The construction began in approximately 430 BC and got completed in 422 BC. It has become one of the seven wonders of the ancient world...

Statue of Zeus at Olympia

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Cairo Citadel

Cairo Citadel is a beautifully built fortress in the Cairo city of Egypt. It is built on a rock detached from the chain of the Moccatam mountains. It was originally constructed as a royal home and as military barracks. Saladin, the...

Cairo Citadel

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Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Lighthouse of Alexandria is also known as the Pharos of Alexandria. It is the first ever lighthouse in the world. It was also one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The construction of this...

Lighthouse of Alexandria

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North Pole Facts

The North Pole also known as the terrestrial North Pole is a fixed geographic point that forms the axis on which the Earth spins. The earth’s axis wobbles slightly. This wobble is also called polar motion. There is no land...

North Pole Facts

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Hispanic Heritage Month

The National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United States every year from September 15 to October 15. It was established to celebrate the customs, legacies, and achievements of American citizens with Hispanic roots. This month is observed in the

Hispanic Heritage Month

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Easter Facts

                                                     Easter Facts Easter is a Christian holiday which is celebrated at different times by Eastern and Western Christians. The day celebrates the resurrection of Jesus...

Easter Facts

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World Population Day Facts

July 11 is celebrated as World Population Day every year. The main purpose of this day is to highlight population issues and work to solve them together. It was established and organised by the Governing Council of United Nations Development Programme in 1989. There are more than 7.4 billion...

World Population Day Facts

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Table Mountain Facts

Table Mountain is a flat topped mountain overlooking Cape Town, South Africa and is a huge tourist attraction. The peak of mountain is generally covered in clouds which are known as ‘Table Cloth’. This mountain is more than...

Table Mountain Facts

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Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis was built to honour Artemis, the Olympian goddess of the moon and of hunt. This temple is considered one of the seven wonders of ancient world. It was built in Ephesus which would be near Seluck, Turkey today. It...

Temple of Artemis

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Hagia Sophia

The name Hagia Sophia means ‘holy wisdom’. It is a dome shaped monument that was originally built as a cathedral. It was built in the 6th century at Constantinople which is now Istanbul, Turkey. This was originally...

Hagia Sophia

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Planisphere Facts

A Planisphere can be defined as an astronomical instrument which is used to display the location of stars. The term Planisphere has been derived from the Latin word planisphaerium. This instrument is mostly used by star gazers to...

Planisphere Facts

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Arbor Day Facts

Arbor Day originated on April 10, 1872 in Nebraska City, Nebraska. The word Arbor has been derived from Latin word that means ‘tree’. Approximately 1 million trees were planted throughout the state of Nebraska on the first Arbor Day. It was the first state to celebrate Arbor Day. This day...

Arbor Day Facts

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Kwanzaa Facts

The name Kwanzaa has been derived from the Swahili phrase ‘Matunda ya Kwanzaa’ which means ‘first fruits of the harvest’. It is a celebration that starts on December 26 and end on January 1. It was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor of Black Studies in 1966. Mainly the...

Kwanzaa Facts

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Vernal Equinox Facts

The term equinox has been derived from the Latin word Equinoxium. It means ‘equality between day and night’. There are two equinoxes, March Equinox and September Equinox. The Equinox that occurs in March is known as Vernal Equinox in Northern Hemisphere and the Autumnal Equinox in Southern...

Vernal Equinox Facts

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Anzac Day

Anzac day is celebrated as the National Remembrance Day in Australia and New Zealand. This celebration honours all people from both the...

Anzac Day

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Victoria Day

Victoria Day is celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25th every year. It is a federal holiday in Canada. This day was established to celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday. In 1845, it was declared an actual holiday by the parliament...

Victoria Day

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Celestial Sphere Facts

Celestial Sphere is an imaginary sphere of infinite radius with the earth at its center and poles aligned with the earth’s poles and equator with earth’s equator. This sphere is used in spherical astronomy to describe...

Celestial Sphere Facts

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Columbus Day

On October 12, 1494, Christopher Columbus, an Italian sailor landed in Bahamas, part of the Americas. To celebrate this arrival, Columbus Day was established. This day is also celebrated as Dia de las Americas in Belize and Uruguay....

Columbus Day

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New Year Facts

The concept of the New Year celebration dates back to 2000 B.C. Mesopotamians were the first people to celebrate New Year. Now, different people celebrate the day in their own different way, some celebrate with food, some with fireworks. It is an old tradition to tale resolutions on this day to...

New Year Facts

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The Diary of a Young Girl Summary

The Diary of a Young Girl is a book which got published in 1947. This book is originally created by the writings from a diary kept by Anne Frank. The book starts with her thirteenth birthday on June 12, 1942. A diary is gifted to her by her parents and she decides to write letters to a...

The Diary of a Young Girl Summary

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Life of Pi Summary

Life of Pi is an adventure novel by a Canadian writer Yann Martel that got published in 2001. This book tells a story about a young man ‘Pi’, Piscine Patel. It starts with Pi’s childhood and youth. His father is a zookeeper in South India...

Life of Pi Summary

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