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Java Sea

The Java Sea is a large shallow sea on the Sunda Shelf. It is 320.000 km². It was formed as sea levels rose at the end of the last ice age. The Java Sea is between the Indonesian islands of Borneo to the north, Java to the south; Sumatra to the w ...

                                               

Lorentz National Park

Lorentz National Park is a national park in Papua, Indonesia. It has an area of about 25.056 kilometres. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999. The park is named after the Dutch explorer Hendrikus Albertus Lorentz. There are many ec ...

                                               

Mount Tangkuban Parahu

Tangkuban Parahu is an active volcano in Indonesia. It is in Northern Bandung, Cikole, Lembang. It is about 20 km from the center of Bandung city, Western Java. Tangkuban Parahu is 2084 meters above sea level or about 6873 feet high. The temperat ...

                                               

Timor Sea

The Timor Sea is a relatively shallow sea. It is bounded to the north by the island of Timor, to the east by the Arafura Sea, to the south by Australia and to the west by the Indian Ocean. The sea has a number of reefs, islands where no one lives ...

                                               

Strait of Hormuz

The Strait of Hormuz is a narrow, strategically important strait between the Gulf of Oman in the southeast and the Persian Gulf. On the north coast is Iran and on the south coast is the United Arab Emirates and Musandam, an exclave of Oman. The s ...

                                               

List of rivers of Iran

Koohrang Dez River Shatt al-Arab Karun Marun River Haffar, originally an artificial channel now forming the estuary of the Karun Karkheh River Seimareh River Tigris Iraq Chankula River Alwand River Sirwan River Diyala River Little Zab Mand River ...

                                               

Borders of Israel

The state of Israel has borders with four countries: Lebanon in the north, Egypt in the southwest, Jordan in the east, and Syria in the northeast. Israel also has "sea borders" in the Red Sea, the Dead Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. The current b ...

                                               

Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is a lake between the West Bank and Jordan. It is 418 metres below sea level. It is the lowest point on the surface of the Earth. The Dead Sea is almost nine times as salty as the ocean. That makes it impossible for most life to exis ...

                                               

National parks and nature reserves of Israel

The national parks of Israel are historic sites or nature reserves, which are mostly operated by the National Nature and Parks Authority. In 2015, Israel had 81 national parks and more than 400 nature reserves. Some of the countrys most notable p ...

                                               

Sea of Galilee

The Sea of Galilee is Israels largest freshwater lake, about 53 kilometers around, about 21 km long, and 13 km wide; it has a total area of 166 km², and a depth of about 43 meters. At 209 meters below sea level, it is the lowest freshwater lake o ...

                                               

Tel Megiddo

Megiddo is a hill in Israel. It is near the modern settlement of Megiddo, and is known for theological, historical and geographical reasons. In ancient times, Megiddo was an important city-state. It is also known alternatively as Tel Megiddo Hebr ...

                                               

Central Italy

Central Italy is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics, a NUTS1 level region.

                                               

Insular Italy

Insular Italy is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics, a NUTS1 level region. Insular Italy is defined only for statistical and for some elections and includes the two main Italian isla ...

                                               

Mugello region

Mugello is a landscape north of Florence in northern Italy. It is separated by the Santerno Rivers valley by the Futa Pass. In ancient times it was on the border between the area settled by the Ligurians the Magelli tribe, whence the name, the Et ...

                                               

Northeast Italy

Northeast Italy is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics, a NUTS1 level region.

                                               

Northwest Italy

Northwest Italy is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics, a NUTS1 level region. Northwest Italy is defined only for statistical and for some elections.

                                               

South Italy

South Italy is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics, a NUTS1 level region. South Italy is defined only for statistical and for some elections. It should not to be confused with the Mez ...

                                               

Vettabbia Canal

The Vettabbia Canal, known in Italian as the Naviglio Vettabbia, is a canal in the southern part of Milan, a city in northern Italy. The ancient Romans built the canal to bring water to the city. Today farmers use it to irrigate their crops. Part ...

                                               

List of regions of Japan

The Regions of Japan are traditional subdivisions of the nation. The regional divisions are used in many ways. These include maps, geography and weather reports. Regions are used as a basic framework for description and comparison.

                                               

Chūbu region

Chūbu region is one of Japans traditional regions. The Japanese conventions of geography and history divide the nation into eight regions, including the Chūbu region. These have been used since 1905 as basic units for description and comparison a ...

                                               

Chūgoku region

The Chūgoku region, also known as the Sanin-Sanyō region, is one of Japans traditional regions. The Japanese conventions of geography and history divide the nation into eight regions, including the Chūgoku region. These have been used since 1905 ...

                                               

Comparison of regions of Japan

The Comparison of regions of Japan highlights differences and similarities. The regions of Japan are a fusion of historical divisions and modern administrative needs".

                                               

Gokishichidō

Gokishichidō was the name for ancient regions of Japan starting in the Asuka period. Imperial government of Japan was divided into large regions made up of several provinces.

                                               

Hokurikudō

Hokurikudō was one of the main circuits of the Gokishichidō system. It was first established during the Asuka period. Over centuries, the government functions of the Gokishichido became less important. However, the traditional eight regions, incl ...

                                               

Kansai region

The Kansai region is one of Japans traditional regions The area is also known as the Kinki region or as the Kinai. The Japanese conventions of geography and history divide the nation into eight regions, including the Kansai region. These have bee ...

                                               

Kantō region

The Kantō region is one of Japans regions. The Japanese conventions of geography and history divide the nation into eight regions, including the Kantō region. These have been used since 1905 as basic units for description and comparison and as cu ...

                                               

Kegon Falls

Kegon Falls is a waterfall in Japan in Nikkō National Park in Tochigi Prefecture on the island of Honshū. It is fed by Lake Chūzenji, which is the source of the Oshiri River which flows through this waterfall. The waterfall is 97 metres high. The ...

                                               

Nankaidō

The Nankaidō is a Japanese term for both an ancient division of the country and the main road running through the region.

                                               

Saikaidō

Saikaidō is a Japanese term for both an ancient division of the country and the main road running through the region.

                                               

Sanindō

Sanindō was one of the main circuits of the Gokishichidō system. It was first established during the Asuka period. Over centuries, the government functions of the Gokishichido became less important. However, the traditional eight regions, includi ...

                                               

Sanriku

Sanriku is a region of Japan. It is on the northeastern side of the island of Honshu. Sanriku combines the area of Aomori, Iwate and parts of Miyagi Prefecture. It was sometimes called Rikushū. Sanriku has an irregular coastline with 36 small bay ...

                                               

Sanyōdō

Sanyōdō was one of the main circuits of the Gokishichidō system. It was first established during the Asuka period. Over centuries, the government functions of the Gokishichido became less important. However, the traditional eight regions, includi ...

                                               

Tōhoku region

The Tōhoku region is one of Japans traditional regions. The Japanese conventions of geography and history divide the nation into eight regions, including the Tōhoku region. These have been used since 1905 as basic units for description and compar ...

                                               

Tōkaidō (region)

Tōkaidō was one of the main circuits of the Gokishichidō system. It was first established during the Asuka period. Over centuries, the government functions of the Gokishichido became less important. However, the traditional eight regions, includi ...

                                               

Tōsandō

Tōsandō was one of the main circuits of the Gokishichidō system. It was first established during the Asuka period. Over centuries, the government functions of the Gokishichido became less important. However, the traditional eight regions, includi ...

                                               

Ueno Park

Ueno Park is a big public park in the Ueno section of Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan. It is in the site of an old Kaneiji, a temple very related with the Tokugawa shoguns, who had built the temple to guard Edo Castle against the northeast. The temple was ...

                                               

Almaty Province

Almaty is a region of Kazakhstan. Capital of this region is Taldykorgan, which has a population of 123.000. Population of the region: 1.807.894 ; 1.557.269.

                                               

List of rivers of Kazakhstan

Rivers of Kazakhstan include: Ishim River Karatal River Aksu River Irtysh Talas River Syr Darya Kapal River Ilek River Nura River Koksu River Turgai River Ural River Byan River Chu River Emba River Ili River Tobol River Tuolba River O River Arys ...

                                               

Steppe Geoglyphs

The Steppe Geoglyphs are a number of Neolithic earth constructions in the Turgay Trough area of Turgai in northern Kazakhstan. There are at least 260 of these earthworks. Many or all of them are smaller earthworks mounds, trenches and ramparts ar ...

                                               

Tian Shan

The Tian Shan is a large system of mountain ranges in Central Asia. The tallest mountain is Jengish Chokusu, at 7.439 metres high. The eastern part of the ranges became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013. The western part in Kazakhstan, Uzbekis ...

                                               

Eifel

The Eifel is a mountain range mostly in Germany. The northern part is in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The southern part is in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The very eastern part of Belgium the High Fens and most of the German-speakin ...

                                               

Malay Archipelago

The Malay Archipelago refers to the archipelago between mainland Southeastern Asia and Australia. It has also been called the East Indies, the Indo-Australian Archipelago, Indonesian Archipelago and other names over time. The archipelago is betwe ...

                                               

List of rivers of Malaysia

This is a list of rivers of Malaysia. The rivers are arranged by letter within their respective states or federal territories. The same river may be found in more than one state as many rivers cross state borders.

                                               

Taman Negara

Taman Negara is a national park in Malaysia. The park has been legally protected since the late 1930s. The size of the park is little under 4.500 kilometres square. Its one of the oldest deciduous rainforests in the world - nearly 130 million yea ...

                                               

Chicxulub crater

The Chicxulub crater is a very big crater. Some scientists believe that the Chicxulub crater was made by the meteor that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, and many other animals. It is partly in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and partly un ...

                                               

Gulf of California

The Gulf of California is an area of water that is in between the Baja California Peninsula and Mexican mainland. It is surrounded by the states of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, and Sinaloa. The name "Gulf of California" is on mos ...

                                               

Mexico–United States border

The United States–Mexico border is the international border between the United States and Mexico. It runs from Imperial Beach, California, and Tijuana, Baja California, in the west to Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and Brownsville, Texas, in the east. It ...

                                               

Bou Regreg

The Bou Regreg is a river in western Morocco. It flows into the Atlantic Ocean between the cities of Rabat and Sale. The mouth of this river is called Wadi Sala. The river is 240 kilometres long, with a tidal estuary going approximately 24 kilome ...

                                               

Andaman Sea

The Andaman Sea or Burma Sea is a body of water to the southeast of the Bay of Bengal. It is south of Burma, west of Thailand and east of the Andaman Islands, India. It is part of the Indian Ocean. The sea has been used for fishery and transporta ...

                                               

Keetmanshoop

Keetmanshoop is a city in the Karas Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. It is named after Johann Keetman, a German industrialist and benefactor of the city. The town is situated ...