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All about Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore is also known as the President’s mountain. It is located in the Black Hills of Keystone, South Dakota. President Calvin Coolidge officially dedicated the mountain on August 10, 1927 with a ceremonial drilling. This incredible sculpture has faces of four famous presidents: -

All about Mount Rushmore

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Different Stages of Volcanic Eruption

A volcano can be defined as an opening in Earth’s surface through which magma and different gases rise and then eventually result in an eruption....

Different Stages of Volcanic Eruption

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Types of Lava

Lava can be defined as molten rock erupting from volcanic vents. A large amount of lava stays within the earth known as magma in geological terms. During a volcanic eruption, magma is forced out of the mouth of volcanic vent in the form of molten lava. There are various types of

Types of Lava

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Mountains and Volcanoes

Mountains and Volcanoes are somewhat similar but the major thing that makes them different is their formation. A mountain is formed due to various...

Mountains and Volcanoes

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Impact of Climate in the Midwest

Midwest includes 12 states of North Central United States. This region is home to more than 60 million people.  Midwest is covered by forests,...

Impact of Climate in the Midwest

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States included in the Midwest

Midwest is a region that includes 12 states in the north central United States: - Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin. This...

States included in the Midwest

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Different Types of Mountains

A mountain can be defined as a type of landform that is distinguished by a higher elevation. Mountains are taller, higher and steeper than hills. Climate conditions vary on mountains because of their high elevation. There are different...

Different Types of Mountains

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Beam Bridges

A bridge can be defined as a structure which is built to span any physical object like river, road etc. and provide a passage. Common types of bridges are Beam bridges, Suspension Bridges, Cantilever Bridges, Truss Bridges, Arch...

Beam Bridges

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All about lithosphere

The word ‘Lithosphere’ is formed by combining Greek words ‘lithos’ which means rock and ‘sphaira’ which means sphere. Lithosphere can be defined as the solid outer section of our planet, Earth. It includes

All about lithosphere

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Top 10 Strongest Earthquakes In the World

Earthquakes are one of the most destructive natural disasters. They can cause indiscernible amount of damage in a very short span of time. The deadliest earthquakes are not always the strongest one of the record. It depends on...

Top 10 Strongest Earthquakes In the World

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The Strongest Bridge: Akashi Kaikyo

While talking about bridges, how we can forget Akashi Kaikyo Bridge. It is known as the strongest and longest suspension bridge in the world with a length of 12,831 feet. This bridge is also called ‘Pearl Bridge’. Akashi Kaikyo...

The Strongest Bridge: Akashi Kaikyo

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Types of Seasons

There are four types of seasons on earth: - spring, autumn, winter and summer. These seasons are characterized by differences in temperature and the length of daylight. These seasons are found only in the temperate zones....

Types of Seasons

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Gravity Fun Facts

If objects with mass are attracted to each other then the force between them is known as Gravitational force. It keeps all the planets; including earth in our

Gravity Fun Facts

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Classification of Ecosystems

An ecosystem can be defined as a diverse set of species and their habitat and interaction between them. Ecosystems are the basic functional unit in ecology. In other words, a community of living organisms and non-living organic...

Classification of Ecosystems

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The Asteroid Belt

The asteroid belt is located between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter. In this specific region, you will find the vast majority of asteroids....

The Asteroid Belt

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Space Shuttle Facts for Kids

A space shuttle is somewhat similar to a rocket and an airplane. As it takes off like a rocket but lands like an airplane. NASA (National Aeronautics & Space Administration) has been using space shuttles since 1981 for various space programs. This was when the first space shuttle test flight...

Space Shuttle Facts for Kids

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Mount Elbert

Mount Elbert is the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains with a height of 14,440 feet. This mountain is in the Sawatch Range located in central Colorado, USA. Mount Elbert is named for Samuel Hitt Elbert, a controversial Colorado...

Mount Elbert

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Mount Whitney

Mount Whitney is the highest mountain in the contiguous United States or the lower 48 states with a height of 14,505 meters. This mountain is named after...

Mount Whitney

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Cold Deserts of the World

What comes to your mind when you hear the name desert? If scorching hot temps along with sands, camels and cactus are the first things then you are probably...

Cold Deserts of the World

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Tallest Mountain in the North America

Denali is the tallest mountain in North America with a height of 6190 metres. It is the third highest of the seven summits. In 1896, this mountain was named as Mount McKinley by William Dickey after President William McKinley. In August 2015, it was officially renamed as mountain Denali with...

Tallest Mountain in the North America

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Flags of African Countries

Flags of African Countries
Occupying an area of 11.7 million square miles, Africa comes lauded as the second-largest continent of the world. This second most populous continent is home to the largest number of countries in the world. While Algeria is the...

Flags of African Countries

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American Flag

American Flag
The Flag of the United States of America features thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red alternating with white. The blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bears fifty white stars representing the 50...

American Flag

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Union Jack (Flag of United Kingdom)

Union Jack (Flag of United Kingdom)
Officially known as the Union Flag, the flag of United Kingdom is popularly known as Union Jack. The full name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  Great Britain consists of England,...

Union Jack (Flag of United Kingdom)

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Indian Flag

Indian Flag
Indian flag is important for the people of India. It has a place of pride in the hearts of Indian people. Indian flag is made from a special kind of fabric called Khadi which was made famous by Mahatma Gadhi, the father of the nation. It is also...

Indian Flag

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