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Argentine Antarctica

Argentine Antarctica is a part of Antarctica claimed by Argentina as part of its national territory. This claim overlaps with British and Chilean claims in Antarctica. Argentine Antarctica is a department of the province of Tierra del Fuego, Anta ...

                                               

Ischigualasto Provincial Park

Ischigualasto Provincial Park is a protected area in San Juan Province, north-western Argentina. The park is also called Valle de la Luna due to its otherworldly appearance. It contains the geological formation called the Ischigualasto Formation. ...

                                               

Patagonia

Patagonia is at the southern end of South America. It is land shared by Argentina and Chile. It has some of the most dramatic landscapes on Earth. It has the southern section of the Andes mountains to the southwest towards the Pacific ocean.

                                               

Armenian Highland

The Armenian Highland is part of the Transcaucasian Highland and constitutes the continuation of the Caucasus mountains, also referred as eastern Armenia. The apricot is native to China and spread to Europe through the Armenia Highlands. It came ...

                                               

List of rivers of Armenia

The Rivers in Armenia are mainly fresh water. Armenia has many rivers. The largest river of the Republic of Armenia is the Araks, which is on the countrys border with Iran and a large part of the border with Turkey. Its major tributaries are the ...

                                               

Australian impact structure

The Australian impact structure is also called the "massive Australian Precambrian/Cambrian impact structure" or MAPCIS. It is thought to be the remains of a huge meteorite strike. Its centre is in the Northern Territory, about halfway between Ul ...

                                               

Outback

The outback is the remote areas of Australia. The outback is not a defined area, it is only a term used to refer to locations that are far away from big cities. The fertile parts are known as Rangelands and have been traditionally used for sheep ...

                                               

Terrigal

Terrigal is the coastal town in the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia. It i​s l​ocated on the Central Coast 87km north of Sydney. There is no direct connection between Sydney and Terrigal. But it doesn’t take a lot of time to get Terrig ...

                                               

Western Plateau

The Western Plateau, is Australias largest drainage division and is composed predominantly of the remains of the ancient rock shield of Gondwana. It covers two thirds of the continent; 2.700.000 square kilometres of arid land including large part ...

                                               

Zillertal

The Zillertal is the biggest valley branching off the Inntal in Tyrol, Austria drained by the river Ziller. It is surrounded by the strongly glaciated Zillertaler Alpen to the south and east, the lower grass peaks of the Kitzbuheler Alpen to the ...

                                               

List of rivers of Azerbaijan

The Rivers in Azerbaijan are fresh water. Azerbaijan has many rivers. The hydrography of Azerbaijan basically belongs to the Caspian Sea drainage basin to which all rivers in Azerbaijan flow to. The longest river of the Republic of Azerbaijan is ...

                                               

North Indian Plain

The Gangetic Plains is the large space of level land that is made by the Ganges River in the northern parts of India and the border surrounding areas of the Himalayas. It is an important part of the countries of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Its ...

                                               

Ixelles Ponds

The Ixelles Ponds are two ponds in the Brussels municipality of Ixelles. They are between the Abbey of La Cambre and Flagey Square. With the surrounding park, the Ixelles Ponds reach from the Sonian Forest to the center of Brussels. The ponds are ...

                                               

Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye is the largest island of Belize. It is in the northeast of the country in the Caribbean Sea. It is administered as part of the Belize District. The closest point on the mainland is part of the Corozal District. Caye is pronounced a ...

                                               

Belize Barrier Reef

The Belize Barrier Reef is a series of coral reefs. It goes along the coast of Belize, about 300 meters offshore in the north and 40 kilometers in the south. The Belize Barrier Reef is a 300 kilometers long section of the 900 kilometers long Meso ...

                                               

Niger River

The Niger River is the main river of western Africa. It is over 4180 km long. It has a crescent shape and it goes through Guinea, Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and then through Nigeria. Finally, it reaches the sea at a large delta, called ...

                                               

Slave Coast

The Slave Coast is the name of the coastal areas of present Togo, Benin and western Nigeria. This is a fertile region of coastal Western Africa along the Bight of Benin. In pre-colonial times it was one of the most densely populated parts of the ...

                                               

Parinacota Volcano

It is part of the Payachata volcanic group formed by the Parinacota together with the Pleistocene peak of Pomerape. The volcano and Pomerape straddle the border between Sajama National Park Oruro Department, Bolivia and Lauca National Park Parina ...

                                               

Ocaus

Ocaus is a mountain in central Bosnia. Most of it is in the municipalities of Kotor Varos and Teslic. It is 1.402 metres high. Ocaus extends in the southeast - northwest, between the river basins of Vrbanja river and Ukrina. It is rich in forest ...

                                               

Sutjeska National Park

The Sutjeska National Park is a national park in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is in the Republika Srpska. Established in 1962, it is Bosnia and Herzegovinas oldest national park. The park includes the highest mountain in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mag ...

                                               

Vlasic (mountain)

Vlasic is a mountain in Dinaric Alps. It is in the very center of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its highest peak is Paljenik with an elevation of 1.943 m. It is famous for its pastures, cattle-breeding and cheese. It overlooks the town of Travnik. The ...

                                               

Kalahari Desert

The Kalahari Desert is a large arid to semi-arid sandy area in southern Kgalagadi Africa extending 900.000 km², covering much of Botswana and parts of Namibia and South Africa. It has huge tracts of excellent grazing after good rains. The Kalahar ...

                                               

List of rivers of Botswana

Kahkadi Kaua I Kauku Kava I Kewapa Khopa Spruit Kihabedum Kkhwapa Klehaba Kodi Kolobeng Komu Dia Tsaba Laagte Kopong Kudum Kuru I Kwala I Kweneng Laagte Kwikhai

                                               

Jau National Park

The Jau National Park is in the heart of the Amazon rainforest in the Amazonas state of Brazil. It is the largest forest reserve in South America, covering an area over 6 million acres 23.000 km². Entry into the park is restricted; express permis ...

                                               

Mount Roraima

Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of plateaus in South America. It was first described to Europeans by the English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh during his 1595 expedition. Raleigh learned about it from indigenous peoples. Roraima ...

                                               

Danube

The Danube is the second-longest river in Europe. It is the longest river of the European Union. The river is 2.860 km 1.777 mi long. Brigach and Breg join together in Donaueschingen near the Black Forest to "make" the Danube. The Danube flows th ...

                                               

Nestos

Nestos, or Mesta, is a river in the Balkans that crosses two countries. Particularly, it starts from Bulgaria, then goes to Greece and at the end it drains into the Aegean Sea. Its length is 230 km.

                                               

List of rivers of Bulgaria

This is a list of rivers of Bulgaria: Batova reka Palakariya Fakiyska reka Erma Bunayska Deleynska reka Danube Arda Dospat Dzhulyunitsa Iskar Cherni Iskar Byala reka Bulgarian: White river Bistritsa Archar Luda Kamchiya Bulgarian: Crazy Kamchiya ...

                                               

Acasta Gneiss

The Acasta Gneiss is the oldest rock in the world. It is in the Slave craton in Northwest Territories, Canada. The rock body is exposed on an island about 300 kilometres north of Yellowknife. The rock of the outcrop was metamorphosed 3.58 to 4.03 ...

                                               

Beaufort Sea

The Beaufort Sea is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, north of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Alaska, west of Canadas Arctic islands. The sea is named after hydrographer Sir Francis Beaufort. The Mackenzie River empties into the Cana ...

                                               

Gulf of Saint Lawrence

The Gulf of Saint Lawrence is the outlet of North Americas Great Lakes via the Saint Lawrence River into the Atlantic Ocean. It is the worlds largest estuary. It is a semi–enclosed sea, covering an area of about 236.000 km 2 and having 35.000 km ...

                                               

Labrador Peninsula

The Labrador Peninsula is a large peninsula in eastern Canada. It is bounded by the Hudson Bay to the west, the Hudson Strait to the north, the Labrador Sea to the east, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to the southeast. The peninsula includes the ...

                                               

Mackenzie Large Igneous Province

The Mackenzie Large Igneous Province is a major Mesoproterozoic large igneous province of southwestern, western and northwestern Canada. It is a group of igneous rocks which were formed during a massive igneous event starting about 1.270 million ...

                                               

Chã das Caldeiras

The Chã das Calderas, sometimes abbreviated Chã, is a caldera on the island of Fogo, Cape Verde. With a diameter of 9 km and open to the east, it is surrounded on the west by the bordeira, a mountainous wall which rises to 2.700 m. It was made by ...

                                               

Pico do Fogo

Pico do Fogo is the highest peak of Cape Verde, rising to 2.829 m above sea level. It is an active stratovolcano lying on the island of Fogo. The last eruption of the main volcanic cone was in 1675 and all the people living in the island had to l ...

                                               

Chilean Antarctic Territory

The Chilean Antarctic Territory is the territory in Antarctica claimed by Chile since 1940. The Chilean Antarctic Territory overlaps Argentine and British Antarctic claims. Within Chilean territorial organization Antartica is the name of the comm ...

                                               

Garua

Garua is a Spanish word meaning drizzle or mist. Most often, garua is used to refer to the moist cold fog that occurs on the coasts of Peru, southern Ecuador, and northern Chile, during the winter months. Garua is called Camanchaca in Chile. Thes ...

                                               

Cape Horn

Cape Horn is a cape. It was named for the city of Hoorn in the Netherlands. It is the southernmost land area of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile. Many people see Cape Horn as the southern tip of South America. Cape Horn is the m ...

                                               

Lake Chungara

Lake Chungara is a lake in the extreme north of Chile, in the Altiplano of the Arica y Parinacota region. It is the 29th highest lake in the world. The lake is near the volcanos Parinacota 6.342 m. It is part of the Lauca National Park, in the Pu ...

                                               

Cali

Cali is the capital of Valle del Cauca department in Colombia and the third most populated city in the country, after Bogota and Medellin. Like other department capitals, it is home of the Valle del Cauca Governance, Departmental assembly, The Co ...

                                               

Cucuta

Cucuta, or San Jose de Cucuta, is the capital of the Norte de Santander Department, in Colombia. Cucuta is an important city in northeastern Colombia because of where it is; on the border with Venezuela. People from Cucuta are called cucuteños. T ...

                                               

Galeras

Galeras is an Andean stratovolcano in the Colombian department of Nariño, near the departmental capital Pasto. Its peak rises 4.276 metres above sea level. It has erupted many times since the Spanish conquest. Its first historical eruption was re ...

                                               

Nevado del Ruiz

Nevado del Ruiz, also called Mount Ruiz, is a volcano in Colombia. It is about 80 miles west of Bogota, close to the town of Armero. It is the highest active volcano in Colombia. There was a lahar after an eruption in 1985. About 23.000 people di ...

                                               

Serranilla Bank

Serranilla Bank is an atoll in the southeastern Carribean. It is approximately 400 kilometres northeast of Nicaragua. Only the eastern and southern part of the reef are visible. The bank is made of several cays, and has a size of about 45 kilomet ...

                                               

Congo rainforest

The Congo rainforest in central Africa contains one of the longest rivers in the world, the Congo River. The tropical rainforest covers most of the eastern part of the Congo. This forest and its river were the subject of a famous book called The ...

                                               

Ubangi River

The Ubangi River, also spelled Oubangui, is a river of Central Africa. It is the largest right-bank tributary of the Congo River. It begins where the Mbomou and Uele Rivers come together. It flows west, then bends to the southwest and passes thro ...

                                               

Goicoechea (canton)

Goicoechea is the 8th canton in the Province of San Jose, Costa Rica, with a population of 115.084 as of 2011. The city of Guadalupe is its main district. It forms part of the broader San Jose metropolitan area, itself the capital of the Republic.

                                               

List of rivers of Costa Rica

Colorado River distributary San Juan River Chirripo River Sarapiqui River Sucio River Toro River San Carlos River Arenal River Sabogal River Lake Nicaragua Frio River Pocosol River Celeste River Buenavista River Zapote River Niño River Pizote Riv ...

                                               

Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes is a World Heritage Site and National Park in Croatia. Waters flowing over the limestone and chalk have deposited minerals, and created natural dams. The result is a series of beautiful lakes, caves and waterfalls. The forests in t ...

                                               

Gulf of Venice

The Gulf of Venice is in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea between the delta of the Po river in northern Italy and the Istria peninsula in Croatia. The western and central parts of the gulf borders with the Italian regions ofVeneto and Friuli ...