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Lake Rara

Rara Lake is the biggest natural lake of Nepal. It is in Rara Village Development Committee, Mugu District, Karnali Zone in the Mid-Western region. The lake has a slightly oval shape and is entirely in the Rara National Park, about 300 km 190 mi ...

                                               

List of rivers of Nepal

This is a list of rivers in Nepal. Tributaries are indented under each larger streams name. Bakra River Kankai River Ratua Khola Ganges in India Mahananda River in India Mechi River Arun River Barun River Tamur River Kosi River Sapt Koshi Hongu R ...

                                               

Zuiderzee Works

The Zuiderzeewerken are a system of dams, land reclamation and water drainage works in the Netherlands during the twentieth century. Plans for the works date back to the 1600s, but it was not until a very bad flood in 1916, that the Dutch parliam ...

                                               

Mount Cook

Mount Cook also known in the local Maori language as Aoraki or Aorangi is the highest mountain in New Zealand with a height of 3.724 meters

                                               

National parks of New Zealand

The national parks of New Zealand are 14 protected areas that are looked after by the Department of Conservation "for the benefit, use, and enjoyment of the public". These are popular among tourists, with 30% of tourists visiting at least one nat ...

                                               

List of rivers of Nicaragua

Most of the rivers in Nicaragua are on the Caribbean coast and empty out into the Caribbean Sea. The Rio San Juan is one of the most important rivers in Nicaragua. It borders Costa Rica and connects the Caribbean Sea to Lake Cocibolca which flows ...

                                               

Zauro polder project

The Zauro polder project is an irrigation plan for the Rima River floodplain in Kebbi State, Nigeria. The project started because the yearly rainfall in Kebbi, is not much. It is about 800 millimetres 31 in. The temperatures are about 26 °C 79 °F ...

                                               

Barents Sea

The Barents Sea is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is north of Norway and Russia. It was called the Murman Sea in the Middle Ages. The new name is from the Dutch navigator Willem Barents. It is a rather deep shelf sea. The average depth is ...

                                               

Longyearbyen

Because Longyearbyen is quite far north, it has very long daylight hours during the summer, and very short daylight hours in the winter. It has midnight sun between 19 April and 25 August. Longyearbyen has polar night between 27 October and 15 Fe ...

                                               

Norwegian Sea

The Norwegian Sea is a marginal sea in the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of Norway. It is between the North Sea and the Greenland Sea. It joins the North Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Barents Sea to the northeast. In the southwest, it is s ...

                                               

Ovre Årdal

Ovre Årdal is a village near Årdal in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is the largest village in Årdal. It is sits on the northern end of the 9-kilometre long lake Årdalsvatnet. The village of Årdalstangen is at the southern end. The 1.87-squa ...

                                               

List of rivers of Oman

Wadi al Arabiyin Wadi al Abyada Wadi Fins Wādī Banī Umar al Gharbī Wadi Sarami Wadi Tiwi Wadi al Hawasinah Wadi Suqua Wadi Mayhi Wadi Rafsah Wadi Mijlas Wadi Hilom Wadi Jizzi Wadi Hawiri Wadi Samail Wadi Abd ar Rahman Wadi Shaba Wadi Bimmah Wadi ...

                                               

Borders of Pakistan

Pakistans International borders are the external boundaries of the borders of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan respectively. Pakistan’s geosphere is geographically unique, located within Southcentral Asia and has close political affinity and is a ...

                                               

Indus Valley Plains of Pakistan

The Indus valley Plain is a flat landform in Pakistan, built up over centuries by sediment. Most of it lies within the PUNJAB province. The plain is the western part of the Northern Plain in Pakistan formed by the Indus River and its tributaries. ...

                                               

Zalzala Koh

Zalzala Koh or Zalzala Jazeera, meaning "Earthquake Island", is a small island off the coast of the port city of Gwadar, Balochistan in south east of Pakistan. The island appeared on 24 September 2013, following an earthquake. It is believed to h ...

                                               

Bismarck Archipelago

The first inhabitants of the Archipelago arrived around 33.000 years ago after sailing from what is now Papua New Guinea. Later arrivals included the Lapita people. The first European to visit these islands was Dutch explorer Willem Schouten in 1 ...

                                               

Torres Strait

Torres Strait is the narrow sea between Australias Cape York and New Guinea. It is about 150 km wide and filled with islands, coral reefs sand banks. The first European to sail through the strait Vanessa uis Vaez de Torres" in 1606. There are abo ...

                                               

Chocolate Hills

The Chocolate Hills are a geological formation in Bohol Province, Philippines. There are at least 1.260 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres. They are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, hence the ...

                                               

Mayon Volcano

The Mayon Volcano, also known as Mount Mayon, is an active volcano in the province of Albay, on Luzon island in the Philippines. It is a part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is one the most active and dangerous volcanoes in the Philippines. Mount ...

                                               

Rizal state

Rizal, officially known as the Province of Rizal, is a province in the Philippines located in the Calabarzon region, 16 kilometers east of Manila. The province is named after Jose Protasio Rizal Mercado y Realonda, widely known as Jose Rizal who ...

                                               

Pomerania

20.000 years ago the territory of present-day Pomerania was covered with ice, which did not start to recede until the late period of the Old Stone Age or Paleolithic some 10.000 years BC, when the Scandinavian glacier receded to the north. Variou ...

                                               

Algarve

The Algarve is the southernmost region of continental Portugal. The capital of the Algarve is the city of Faro. There is an international airport and a public university. The present region of Algarve coincides with the old province of the same n ...

                                               

Geography of Romania

With an area of 238.391 square kilometres, Romania is the second biggest country in southeastern Europe. It is the twelfth-largest in Europe. A large part of Romanias border with Serbia and Bulgaria is made by the Danube. The Danube is joined by ...

                                               

Bering Sea

The Bering Sea is a marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean. It has a deep water basin, which then rises through a narrow slope into the shallower water above the continental shelves. The Bering Sea is separated from the Gulf of Alaska by the Alaska Pe ...

                                               

Chukchi Sea

Chukchi Sea is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is bounded on the west by the De Long Strait, off Wrangel Island, and in the east by Point Barrow, Alaska, beyond which is the Beaufort Sea. The Bering Strait forms its southernmost limit and ...

                                               

Crimea

Crimea, sometimes also called The Crimea, is a peninsula in the Black Sea. The peninsula separates the Black Sea from the Sea of Azov. Crimea has a surface of 26.081 square kilometres. It is about 200 kilometres by 320 kilometres. About 2.4 milli ...

                                               

East Siberian Sea

The East Siberian Sea is a marginal sea in the Arctic Ocean. It is between the Arctic Cape to the north, the coast of Siberia to the south, the New Siberian Islands to the west and Cape Billings, close to Chukotka, and Wrangel Island to the east. ...

                                               

European Russia

Russia is a country that is both in Europe and in Asia. The border is the Ural Mountains and Ural River. By geography, about twenty-five percent of the surface is in Europe, and seventy-five percent is in Asia. By population, about 110 million of ...

                                               

Laptev Sea

The Laptev Sea is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is between the northern coast of Siberia, the Taimyr Peninsula, Severnaya Zemlya and the New Siberian Islands. Its northern boundary passes from the Arctic Cape and ends at the Anisiy Cape. ...

                                               

Sea of Okhotsk

The Sea of Okhotsk is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. It is between the Kamchatka Peninsula on the east, the Kuril Islands on the southeast, the island of Hokkaidō to the south, the island of Sakhalin along the west, and a long stret ...

                                               

Tuvan Peoples Republic

Tuvan Peoples Republic was a partially recognized state that existed from 1921 to 1944. After 1944 it became part of the Soviet Union. Until 1926, it was also known as Peoples Republic Tannu-Tuva. Only two states recognized the Tuvan Peoples repu ...

                                               

White Sea

The White Sea is a southern inlet of the Barents Sea. It is on the northwest coast of Russia. It is surrounded by Karelia to the west, the Kola Peninsula to the north, and the Kanin Peninsula to the northeast. All of the White Sea is under Russia ...

                                               

Al-Hasa

Al-Ahsa, sometimes Al-Hasa, El Hasa, or Hadjar is a traditional oasis region in eastern Saudi Arabia. The oasis is about 60 km inland from the Persian Gulf. Al-Ahsa is part of the region known historically as Al-Bahrayn. It includes the eastern c ...

                                               

Hejaz

Hejaz is the western region of Saudi Arabia, stretching along the Red Sea. It extends from Taif in the south to Jordan in the north. There are four important cities in this region: Medina is the second most holy city, and was the first capital of ...

                                               

Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija

The Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija, or in Serbian: Аутономна Покрајина Косово и Метохиja ; in Albanian: Krahina Autonome e Kosoves dhe Metohise, commonly known as Kosovo and Metohija, or in Serbian: Косово и Метохија ; in Albanian: Ko ...

                                               

Bukit Timah

Bukit Timah is an area in Singapore and a hill in that area. Bukit Timah Hill stands at an altitude of 163.63 metres and is the highest point in the city-state of Singapore. Bukit Timah is near the centre of Singapore island. Bukit Timah is 10 ki ...

                                               

Central Region, Singapore

The Central Region of Singapore is also known as the south of Singapore. It is a place where most commercial buildings are in. The Istana is also found in this area.

                                               

Pedra Branca, Singapore

Pedra Branca, also known as Pulau Batu Puteh and Batu Puteh, is a small island at the western edge of the South China Sea. It in the eastern entrance of the Straits of Singapore. It is the easternmost point of Singapore.

                                               

Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin is an island at the northeast of Singapore. The island is now a tourist attraction. Less than 100 people stay on the island. But many people visit in the daytime to enjoy nature.

                                               

List of rivers of Singapore

Sungei Jelutong Sungei Wat Siam Sungei Asam Sungei Pulau Ubin Sungei Mamam Sungei Puaka Sungei Besar Sungei Tiga Sungei Batu Kekek Sungei Teris

                                               

Southern Islands

The Southern Islands of Singapore is a group of islands at the south of Singapore. It features famous islands like Sentosa, the Sisters Islands and Kusu Island.

                                               

Districts of Slovakia

An okres is an administrative unit of Slovakia. Several districts form one region. On the other hand, one district is made of several municipalities, which are further divided into cadastral areas. The current districts exist since 1996, which at ...

                                               

Cradle of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind is a World Heritage Site. It was first named by UNESCO in 1999. The site is about 50 kilometres northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa in the Gauteng province, and occupies 47.000 hectares. The sites limestone caves, incl ...

                                               

Table Mountain

Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. It is 1084.6 meters tall, of sandstone and granite. With nearby mountains and Table Bay, it surrounds the central part of Cape Town. It is a significant t ...

                                               

Vredefort crater

Vredefort crater is the largest verified impact crater on Earth. That means we know for certain it was caused by an asteroid or meteorite strike. The crater is in the Free State Province of South Africa. In 2005, the Vredefort Dome was added to t ...

                                               

Cheonggyecheon

Cheonggyecheon is a stream bisecting down town Seoul, South Korea. This stream has a length of 5.84 km and its greatest width is 84m. This stream is famous for restoration. It was a sewer of Seoul in the Joseon Dynasty. For half a century, indust ...

                                               

Daegwallyeong-myeon

Daegwallyeong-myeon is a myeon in the county of Pyeongchang. Daegwallyeong-myeon is located in northeastern part of Pyeongchang. Pyeongchang is in the province of Gangwon-do, South Korea. The population was 6.162 people in 2008. The myeon was nam ...

                                               

Grand Korean Waterway

The Grand Korean Waterway plan, officially known as the Pan Korea Grand Waterway, consists of 3 canals. They are called the Seoul-Busan Canal, the Honam Canal, and the North Korea Canal. The Seoul-Busan Canal runs between Seoul and Busan, two of ...

                                               

Han River

The Han River is a major river in South Korea and the fourth longest river in the Korean Peninsula. Shortly after flowing through Seoul the rover merges with the Imjin River and flows into the Yellow Sea. The total length of this river is about 5 ...

                                               

Korea Strait

The Korea Strait, also known as the Tsushima Strait, is a narrow body of water between Japan and South Korea. The name is used in two ways. It identifies the sea between Korea and Tsushima Island; and it is also used generally to describe the wid ...