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Jog Falls

Jog Falls is the second highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Waterfalls of Meghalaya. It has an elevation of 790 meters and falls from a height of 253 metres. It has an average width of 472 meters. It is also known as Gerusoppe Falls, Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi. This...

Jog Falls

Posted in Earth Science

Coral Sea

The Coral Sea is a region in the South Pacific Ocean between Australia, New Guinea and Vanuatu. It is classified as an interim Australian bioregion. It contains many reefs and islands including the

Coral Sea

Posted in Earth Science

Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park located in South Africa is the oldest Park in the African continent. It spans across 19,633 square kilometers which makes it one of the largest game reserves in Africa. It was proclaimed in 1898 initially as...

Kruger National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Labrador Sea

The Labrador Sea is a marginal sea in the Atlantic Sea. It is located between Greenland and the Labrador Peninsula in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is surrounded by continental shelves to the southwest, northwest,...

Labrador Sea

Posted in Earth Science

SS Edmund Fitzgerald

SS Edmund Fitzgerald was a freight ship which sank on November 10, 1975. It was well known for being the biggest of its time weighing in at around 13,600 tons. It was the worst shipping disaster on the Great Lakes in 11 years. This accident took the lives of total 29 men. This ship was on...

SS Edmund Fitzgerald

Posted in Culture

Mount Hood

Mount Hood is one of the most prominent of the cascade volcanoes. It is only 50 miles from the major Oregon city of Portland. With a height measured at 11,249 feet, it is the highest peak in Oregon. It is home to 12 different

Mount Hood

Posted in Mountains & Valleys

Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier is located in the West Coast region of South Island in New Zealand. It is one of the most accessible glaciers in the world. It is packed with ice caves and surrounded by

Fox Glacier

Posted in Earth Science

Connecticut River

Connecticut River is the largest river in New England with a total length of 410 miles. It runs through four states: New Hampshire, Vermont,

Connecticut River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams

Lake Turkana

Lake Turkana is the largest permanent lake in a desert with a surface area of 6,405 square kilometers. It is located in the Eastern Rift Valley in northern Kenya. It...

Lake Turkana

Posted in Earth Science

What is a Fire Rainbow?

A Fire Rainbow is an ice halo having a flame like appearance with brilliant pastel colors. It is technically known as circumhorizontal arc. They are formed by hexagonal, plate-shaped ice crystals in high level cirrus clouds. It is an optical phenomenon which is formed by the refraction of...

What is a Fire Rainbow?

Posted in Natural Wonders

Hoag’s Object

Hoag’s Object is a ring galaxy discovered in 1950. This galaxy is named after Arthur Allen Hoag, the astronomer who discovered it. He first identified it as a planetary nebula but later came to a conclusion and called it a ring galaxy on the basis of its shape. There are approximately eight...

Hoag’s Object

Posted in The Solar System

Yenisei River

Yenisei River is the largest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean measuring 2,540 miles long. It measures 3,420 miles in length when combined with its major tributary the Angara. In terms of discharge, it is the sixth largest river in the world. The drainage basin of the river covers an area...

Yenisei River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams

Rhine Falls

Rhine Falls is a spectacular waterfall in central Europe. These falls are located on the upper Rhine River in northern Switzerland. The Rhine River passes through four countries. It flows from the

Rhine Falls

Posted in Earth Science

Lake Maracaibo

Lake Maracaibo is the largest natural lake in South America. It covers a total area of about 5,130 square miles. The maximum length is 159 kilometers and, a maximum width of 108 kilometers. It is also one of the oldest bodies of water on the entire planet. This lake is believed to have formed...

Lake Maracaibo

Posted in Earth Science

Indus River

The Indus River is one of longest rivers in Asia and the longest in Pakistan measuring 1,988 miles in length. It ranks 21st in the world on the basis of length. The word Indus has been derived from an ancient...

Indus River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams

Santorini Island

Santorini is an island found along the coastline of the Aegean Sea. It is also known as Thira. It is one of the Cyclades islands of the Mediterranean region. On this island, you can find everything from the red cliffs to black beaches, from white windmills to blue domes. It remains an active...

Santorini Island

Posted in Earth Science

Great Slave Lake

Great Slave Lake is the second largest lake in Canada and the tenth largest in the world. It is located in the Northwest Territories. This lake measures 480 kilometers in length and 19-109 kilometers in width. It covers a total area...

Great Slave Lake

Posted in Earth Science

Phobos Facts

Phobos is one of the two moons of the planet Mars. It orbits only a few thousand miles above Mars’ surface which is closer than any other Moon in the

Phobos Facts

Posted in The Solar System

Fingal’s Cave

Fingal’s Cave is located on the coast of the small deserted island called Staffa in Scotland. It is one of the most famous sea caves. This cave is primarily made of basalt columns, caused by volcanic action. These basalt columns are symmetrical and hexagonally...

Fingal’s Cave

Posted in Natural Wonders

Eisenhower Tunnel

Eisenhower Tunnel is the highest vehicle tunnel in the world at an elevation of 11,155 feet. It is located roughly 60 miles from Denver. It has been named after President Dwight D. Eisenhower. It...

Eisenhower Tunnel

Posted in Man-Made Wonders

Lake Eyre

Lake Eyre is the largest salt lake in Australia. This lake is actually comprised of two different lakes which are Lake Eyre North and Lake Eyre South. Both of them are connected by a thin body of...

Lake Eyre

Posted in Earth Science

Facts about Russia

Russia is the world’s largest country by area covering approximately 17 million square kilometers. The country lies in both the continents, Europe and Asia. Moscow is the capital and also the largest city in Russia. The country...

Facts about Russia

Posted in Geographic Regions

Sutherland Falls

Sutherland Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in the world. This waterfall has a total drop of 1,904 feet in leaps of 815 feet, 751 feet, and 338 feet. The falls are located within the Fiordland National Park in New...

Sutherland Falls

Posted in Earth Science

Kilauea Facts

Kilauea is ranked among the world’s most active volcanoes. This shield type volcano measures 4,190 feet above sea level. It is one of five volcanoes that make up the Island of Hawaii and also the most active...

Kilauea Facts

Posted in Earth Science

Tigris River

The Tigris River is one of two main rivers of ancient Mesopotamia. This river forms the border between Syria and

Tigris River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams


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