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List of Superlatives of World Geography

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).
Jul 11, 2017 17:46 IST

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

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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

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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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