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The Alps

The Alps are the highest and the most extensive mountain range system in Europe. It is also the youngest and most densely populated mountain range on the continent being about 65 million years ago. It was formed when the African crustal plate shifted into Europe. This mountain range...

The Alps

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Caspian Sea

The Caspian Sea is the largest enclosed inland water body on earth by area. It has a surface area of 371 ,000 square kilometers. It holds a total water volume of about 78,200 cubic kilometers. It has no access to...

Caspian Sea

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White Sea

The White Sea is an almost landlocked part of the extended Arctic Ocean. It covers a total area of approximately 35,000 square miles. It is also one of the smallest seas in Russia. It is located to the south of the...

White Sea

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Loktak Lake

Loktak Lake is the world’s only floating freshwater lake. It is located about 53 kilometers from Imphal, India. It is also the largest freshwater lake in northeast India. This

Loktak Lake

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Lunar Eclipse

A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon is opposite the Sun, the earth is in between and casts its shadow on the

Lunar Eclipse

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Bay of Fundy

The Bay of Fundy is world famous because it has the world’s highest tidal range. It is located between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia on Canada's east coast. The Spring tides are the highest but they do not occur in spring as their...

Bay of Fundy

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Sunspots – Our Solar System

A sunspot can be defined as a dark and irregularly shape on the surface of the Sun. The temperature of these spots is usually lower than the surrounding photosphere. The photosphere has a temperature of 5,800 degrees, Kelvin and Sunspots have...

Sunspots – Our Solar System

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Apo Reef

Apo Reef is a series of coral reefs that spreads over an area of 34 square kilometers which makes it the second largest contiguous coral reef system in the world and largest in the Philippines. It is located within the waters...

Apo Reef

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Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea is a part of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere. It covers an area of about 2,754,000 square kilometers which makes it one of the largest seas in the world. Its average...

Caribbean Sea

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Rialto Bridge

Rialto Bridge is the oldest of all four bridges across the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. This 3800 meters long canal makes a large reverse S shape. The construction of the bridge began in 1588 and completed in 1591. It took about 3...

Rialto Bridge

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Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa is the world’s largest active volcano. It measures 13,697 feet above sea level and around 3,100 feet below sea level which makes it the biggest volcano on earth. It is a shield volcano covering more...

Mauna Loa

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Virgo Cluster

A Virgo Cluster is a large group made up of several galaxies. At an approximate distance of 5 x 107 light years, it is the closest cluster. It includes about 2,000 galaxies and most of them are dwarf galaxies. It is also known as the Virgo-Coma Cluster. It is located in the center of...

Virgo Cluster

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Whirlpool Galaxy

A Whirlpool Galaxy is one of the many close galaxy neighbors to the Milky Way. It was first discovered by Charles Messier in 1773. This spiral galaxy has a diameter of around 60,000 light years. It is located about 23 million light years...

Whirlpool Galaxy

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Port of Shanghai

The Port of Shanghai is the largest port in the world in terms of cargo tonnage. It is located in Shanghai, China at the mouth of the Yangtze River and covers an area of...

Port of Shanghai

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Mekong River

The Mekong River is the 12th longest river in the world with a length of approximately 2,700 miles. It flows from the Tibetan Plateau which has an altitude of more than 16,000 feet to the Mekong Delta into the South China Sea. The source of this river is Qinghai Province and it...

Mekong River

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Seikan Tunnel

Seikan tunnel is an undersea tunnel that links Japan’s main island of Honshu with the northern island of Hokkaido. This Japanese tunnel is the second longest in the world with a length of 33.4 miles while

Seikan Tunnel

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in south-western Utah. This national park covers an area of 145 square kilometers. Its main feature is Bryce Canyon (after which it has been). Technically this is not a canyon as it was not formed from

Bryce Canyon National Park

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North Sea

The North Sea is a part of the Atlantic Ocean. It is located in northern Europe exactly between Norway and 

North Sea

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Komodo Island

Komodo Island is well known for one of its main habitants, the Komodo dragon which is the world’s largest lizard. The Island is located in the Republic of

Komodo Island

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Hangzhou Bay Bridge

Hangzhou Bay Bridge is the longest sea-crossing bridge in the world with a length of 22 miles. It spans across the Hangzhou Bay on the East China...

Hangzhou Bay Bridge

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Taipei 101

Taipei 101 is a 101-story skyscraper which is located in Taipei’s Xinyi District in Taiwan. Ever since its opening, the skyscraper has served as an icon of Modern Taiwan. With a height of 508 meters, it was the first building on...

Taipei 101

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All about Dettifoss

Dettifoss Waterfall is one of the most powerful waterfalls in Europe. It is located in the Jokulsargljufur Canyon which is situated on the Jokulsa a Fjollum river and also the largest in Iceland. It is also the largest

All about Dettifoss

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Matterhorn

The Matterhorn is one of the most recognized peaks that make up the Alps. It straddles two countries, Switzerland and

Matterhorn

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Java Sea

Java Sea is an extensive and shallow sea which lies between the Indonesian Islands of Borneo, Java to south, Sumatra to West and Sulawesi to the east. It is located on the Sunda Shelf which is actually a group of islands. It was formed as the sea level rose at the end of the last

Java Sea

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Wetland Biome

A Wetland Biome can be defined as an area which lies between the wet ecosystem and terrestrial ecosystem. It is damp and here water is always going to be standing still. This biome includes swamp, marshes and bogs and can be made...

Wetland Biome

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