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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tigris River

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

Tigris River

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Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash is the most intriguing mountain range is the whole of Himalayas. It is a mountain of great religious importance for Hindus and Buddhists. Hindus consider it the core of Lord Shiva. According to Hindu Mythology, it is said that Lord Shiva along with his family resides in this...

Mount Kailash

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Seine River

The Seine River is the second longest river flowing completely in France with a length of 483 miles. This river also serves as an important commercial waterway. The source of this river is a village named Source-Seine. This...

Seine River

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Murray River – Australia’s Longest River

Murray River is Australia’s longest river with a length of 2,508 kilometers. It is also the world’s third longest navigable river ranked after Amazon River and

Murray River – Australia’s Longest River

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Missouri River

The Missouri River is the longest river in North America and the 15th longest in the world with a length of 2,341 miles. The drainage area of the river covers total 1,371,000 square kilometers. It flows through...

Missouri River

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Mount Hua

Mount Hua or Mount Huashan is one of the five sacred mountains in China. It is also known as Western Great Mountain. It is located in Weinan City and Huayin City of Shaanxi Province. It measures 2,154 meters in height....

Mount Hua

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Mount Huangshan in China

Mount Huangshan is located in Huangshan City, south of Anhui Province, China. It was designated an official World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1990. This mountain covers an area of 250 square kilometers with an area of 154 square...

Mount Huangshan in China

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Amur River

The Amur River is a major waterway in the north-eastern part of Asia. It is located on the border of China and

Amur River

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Orinoco River

The Orinoco River is one of South America's longest rivers with a length of 1330 miles. It originates from the Sierra Parima Mountains and flows through Venezuela and Columbia and eventually empties into the Atlantic...

Orinoco River

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Sepik River

The Sepik River is one of the largest rivers on the island of New Guinea, south-western Pacific Ocean with a length of more than 900 kilometers. It was originally named as Kaiserin Augusta. The drainage basin of this river covers an...

Sepik River

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Irtysh River

Irtysh River is one of the longest rivers in Asia with a length of 2,640 miles. It begins at the junction point of the Biya and Katun rivers, in the Altai Mountains, and then flows through Siberia to the Gulf of Ob. The...

Irtysh River

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Mount Pinatubo

Mount Pinatubo is an active volcano. It is located in the Luzon Island in the Philippines. It is classified as a stratovolcano as it has tall...

Mount Pinatubo

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Zambezi River

Zambezi River is the fourth longest river in Africa with a length of 2,200 miles. It is also the longest east flowing river in Africa. It originates in the wetlands of the Mwinilunga District of north-western Zambia. The first...

Zambezi River

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Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora is an active volcano located on the island of Sumbawa in Indonesia. It is a stratovolcano. A stratovolcano is steeper than a...

Mount Tambora

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Krakatoa

Krakatoa is an Indonesian volcano which is responsible for an eruption that took place in August 1883. It was one of the most deadly volcanic eruptions of modern history as approximately 36,000 people died. This...

Krakatoa

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Mount Saint Helens

Mount Saint Helens is located in Washington, about 55 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon, and 95 miles south of Seattle. It is a volcano which is a part of the Cascade Mountains. It was recognized as a

Mount Saint Helens

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Arkansas River

Arkansas River is the sixth longest river in the United States with a length of 1,469 miles. This river begins in the states of Colorado and flowing through the states of Kansas and Oklahoma and then into the

Arkansas River

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Mount Saint Elias

Mount Saint Elias is a huge pyramid shaped mountain with an elevation 18,008 feet. It is located on the Canada–United States border, 70 miles...

Mount Saint Elias

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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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