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List of Superlatives of World Geography

11-JUL-2017 17:46

    The Earth is only planet where life exists because of favourable atmosphere and Biosphere. It is covered around 70% by water and rest are the surface rises above sea level to form seven continent and countless smaller islands. Here, we are giving the list of Superlatives of World Geography for general awareness (GK).

    Superlatives of World Geography

    List of Superlatives of World Geography

    Largest Continent        

    Name: Asia

    Area: 17,212,000 square miles

    Smallest Continent      

    Name: Australia

    Area: 3,132,000 square miles

    Highest Mountain        

    Name: Mount Everest,

    Location: Himalayan Mountains, Nepal-Tibet

    Height: 29,035 feet above sea level

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    Lowest Point on Land

    Name: The Dead Sea

    Location: Israel-Jordan

    Water surface:  1,349 feet below sea level

    Deepest Underwater Trench

    Name: Mariana Trench

    Location: 200 miles southwest of Guam in the Pacific Ocean

    Surface: 36,198 feet below the ocean surface

    Largest Sea

    Name: The Mediterranean Sea

    Area: 1,144,800 square miles

    Highest Lake

    Name: Lake Titicaca

    Location: Peru

    Height: 12,500 feet above sea level

    List of Highest Waterfall in the World

    Lowest Lake

    Name:  Dead Sea

    Location: Israel-Jordan

    Surface of water:  1,349 feet below sea level

    Largest Lake

    Name: Caspian Sea

    Area: 152,239 square miles

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    Largest Freshwater Lake

    Name: Lake Superior

    Location: U.S.-Canada

    Area: 31,820 square miles

    Deepest Ocean

    Name: Pacific Ocean

    Average depth:  13,215 feet

    Largest Ocean

    Name: Pacific Ocean

    Area:  60,060,700 square miles

    Smallest Ocean   

    Name: Arctic Ocean

    Area: 5,427,000 square miles

    Largest Gulf

    Name: Gulf of Mexico

    Area: 615,000 square miles

    Largest Bay

    Name: The Bay of Bengal

    Area: 1,300,000 square miles

    Largest Island

    Name: Greenland

    Area: 839,999 square miles

    Largest Peninsula

    Name: Arabia,

    Area: 1,250,000 square miles

    Largest Archipelago

    Name: Indonesia

    Area: 3,500-mile stretch of 17,000 islands

    Largest Gorge

    Name: Grand Canyon

    Location: Colorado River, Arizona, U.S.

    Characteristics: 217 miles long, 4–18 miles wide, 1 mile deep

    Deepest Gorge

    Name: Hells Canyon

    Location: Snake River, Idaho

    Depth: 7,900 feet

    Longest Mountain Range

    Name: Andes of South America

    Length: 5,000 miles

    Longest River

    Name: Nile

    Location: Africa

    Length: 4,180 miles

    Shortest River    

    Name: Roe

    Location: Montana, U.S

    Length: 200 feet long

    Largest River

    Name: Amazon

    Location: South America

    Area:  2,500,000 square miles

    List of Major Rivers of the World

    Longest Estuary

    Name: Ob River

    Location: Russia

    Length: 550 miles long, up to 50 miles wide

    Largest Lagoon

    Name: Lagoa dos Patos

    Location: Brazil,

    Length: 150 miles long

    Area: 4,500 square miles

    Largest Waterfall

    Name: Angel Falls

    Location: Venezuela

    Height: 3,212 feet high

    In the above list of Superlatives of World Geography contains largest, biggest, highest, longest, smallest and deepest relief features of the world for general awareness (GK).      

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