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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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Rio Grande

The Rio Grande is the fourth longest river in the United States with an approximate length of 1,896 miles. It flows from Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico. It is one of the principal rivers in the southwest United...

Rio Grande

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Mount Cook

Mount Cook is known all over the world for its incredible alpine beauty and remoteness. It is the highest mountain peak in the New Zealand with a height of 3,754 meters above sea level. It remains permanently snow covered. It...

Mount Cook

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Chagos Archipelago

The Chagos Archipelago is claimed by the United Kingdom as a British Indian Ocean Territory. It lies about 1,770 kilometers east of Mahe which is the main island...

Chagos Archipelago

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Chrysler Building

The Chrysler Building is a super tall skyscraper located in New York, United States. It is named after Walter Chrysler. At a height of 319 meters, it was the tallest building in the world for 11 months. In 1931,...

Chrysler Building

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is one of the world’s most visited tourist attractions with almost seven million visitors every year. It is located in Paris, France. It was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel’s engineering company and two of...

Eiffel Tower

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Donut Dollies

We all love a good donut, but did you know that donuts made a powerful contribution to World War II? During the war, the American Red Cross sent thousands of American women to Europe to cheer the homesick troops with conversation, entertainment, and you guessed it,...

Donut Dollies

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Pica

As a child, did you ever try to eat dirt or sand? Pica is the name for eating nonedible things, and while it’s normal for a curious child to try dirt once or twice, it becomes a much odder—and potentially dangerous—practice as people get...

Pica

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Weird Food Smells

Have you ever noticed that some food—homemade cookies, for example—smells terrific, while other food—like fish—makes you want to hold your nose? What causes those stinky smells and why do we eat odorous...

Weird Food Smells

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Food Contests

Imagine being a contestant on Cupcake Wars or Iron Chef America. The frenzied audience cheers for you and your cooking skills wow the judges. You win prizes and money, and you just might land your own cooking show. Well—this outcome might happen for a few lucky ones, but most contestants go...

Food Contests

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Food Eating Contests

Most people enjoy food, but you have to really love food to sign up for a food-eating contest. Imagine scarfing down 20 hot dogs or 35 donuts! Talk about a stomachache!   Fun Facts Major...

Food Eating Contests

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Chile Peppers

What plant is a fruit, but is seen as a vegetable? What plant can be sweet or spicy hot? What plant scares elephants away? The answer is...

Chile Peppers

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