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Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 26,658 feet. It is located at the western end of the Himalayan Range in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. It is the highest peak in the Nanga...

Nanga Parbat

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Hudson River

Hudson River is named after Henry Hudson, an English Sea Explorer and navigator who served the Dutch East India Company back in the early 17th century. He explored this river in 1609 for the first time. Initially the river was...

Hudson River

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Saint Lawrence River

Saint Lawrence River is the artery of Saint Lawrence Water System which is one of the largest in the world. This river measures 1,197 kilometers in length. It starts at the outflow of Lake Ontario and passes through several towns and cities in Quebec and Ontario and eventually empties into the...

Saint Lawrence River

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Ellis Island

Ellis Island has been known by several other names including Little Oyster Island, Dyer's Island, Bucking Island and Gibbet Island. It was the busiest immigration station in the United States from 1892 to 1954....

Ellis Island

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Seagram Building

Seagram Building is famous as a precedent-setting structure for modern corporate architecture in New York City. It is located on Park Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Street. It is also the most imitated high-rise of the last 50 years. The building was designed by well-known German architect...

Seagram Building

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Transamerica Pyramid

Transamerica Pyramid is a building which is famous for its futuristic architectural style. It was designed to be the main headquarters of the company Transamerica. This building is situated at the gateway to San Francisco’s Financial District and is comprised of one full city block. It is...

Transamerica Pyramid

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Tugela Falls

Tugela Falls are located near the source of Tugela River in the Drakensberg Mountains. These falls are a part of Royal Natal National Park in the KwaZulu Natal province of South Africa. This waterfall has an uninterrupted leap...

Tugela Falls

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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is a suspension bridge located in New York City. It connects the boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island. At the time of opening, it was the world’s longest suspension bridge with a 1,298 meters long main span. It was surpassed by Humber Bridge which opened in...

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a bridge with an innovative design in Gateshead, England that spans the Tyne River. It is made up of a pair of steel arches. In 1996, a contest was announced to design a bridge...

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

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Aral Sea

Aral Sea is a salt lake located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in central Asia. The name means ‘Sea of...

Aral Sea

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Lake Huron

Lake Huron is the second largest Great Lake and also the fifth largest freshwater lake by surface area. Located in the state of Michigan and also bordering Ontario in Canada it has a surface area of 23,000 square miles and the...

Lake Huron

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Yukon River

Yukon River is the third longest river in North America with a length of 3,190 kilometers. It is a major watercourse of north-western North America. The drainage basin of this river covers 832,700 square kilometers. Earlier,...

Yukon River

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Temple Mount

The Temple Mount is an elevated plateau in the eastern part of the old city of Jerusalem. This is sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims. It also has been a focal point of inter-religious tension for a long time. It was the site of both the ancient temples of Judaism. After Mecca and Medina,...

Temple Mount

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Willis Tower

Willis Tower is a building that dominates the skyline of Chicago. It was formerly known as Sears Tower. In July 2009, the tower was officially renamed. The structural height of this building is 1,450 feet. It comprises of 110 floors. This tower is actually composed of nine different square tube...

Willis Tower

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Ban Gioc-Detian Falls

Ban Gioc-Detian Falls are located in Daxin County on the Chinese side and on the Vietnamese side, Trung Khanh County. Ban Gioc is a Vietnamese name and Detian Falls is a Chinese name. It is the largest waterfall...

Ban Gioc-Detian Falls

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Mount Tai

Mount Tai is located north of the city of Tai’an, in the mid of Shandong province in China. It is one of the five sacred mountains of China and also the most important of all of them. There are many temples and other monuments...

Mount Tai

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Mackenzie River

Mackenzie River is a major river system in north-western North America. It drains an area of about 697,000 square miles which is the largest of any river in

Mackenzie River

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Blue Ridge Mountains

Blue Ridge Mountains is a segment of the Appalachian Mountains in the United States. This mountain range is 5 to 65 miles wide, with average elevations of 2,000 to 4,000 feet. These mountains go across the...

Blue Ridge Mountains

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Montmorency Falls

Montmorency Falls are located at the mouth of the Montmorency River in southern Quebec province, Canada. It is named by Samuel de Champlain, founder of Quebec after Henri II, duc de Montmorency, who served as the viceroy of New...

Montmorency Falls

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Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls is located between the towns of Corbett and Dodson in Oregon, United States. It is listed as the tallest waterfall in the state and the 434th tallest in the world. It is usually cited...

Multnomah Falls

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Longs Peak

Longs Peak is one of the most coveted peaks in Colorado. It has an elevation of 14,259 feet. It is located in Boulder county, north-central Colorado, United States. It towers above all other summits in Rocky...

Longs Peak

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Snake River

The Snake River is a major river in the United States located in the greater Pacific Northwest. It is the ninth longest river in the country with a length of 1,735 kilometers. It is the largest tributary of the...

Snake River

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Red River

The Red River is a tributary of the Mississippi River and has a length of about 1,360 miles long. It begins at the confluence of the Bois de Sioux and Otter Tail rivers and flows north. It flows into the...

Red River

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Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta is the second highest peak in the Cascade Range and the fifth highest in California with an elevation of 4,322 meters. This mountain is the 96th most prominent peak in the world. It is also the most voluminous of all the mountains in the Cascade Range with an estimated...

Mount Shasta

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is the ninth largest body of water in the world. It covers about 600,000 square miles with a total coastline measuring about 3,540 miles. It is an ocean basin which is partially landlocked. It was created when continental plates collided in the late Triassic Period...

Gulf of Mexico

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