Geographical Facts

Geographical Facts

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7 days ago
In 2011, a 200 ft circular anomaly in the Baltic Sea that has unusual characteristics and almost perfectly etched curvatures was discovered. To this day, its origin remains unknown.
1 month ago
The largest natural bridge on Earth, the 'Fairy Bridge', was virtually unknown to the rest of the world until it was observed on Google Earth.
3 months ago
There are approximately three chickens for every human on Earth.
4 months ago
More than a dozen men have stood on the surface of the moon, but only three have been to Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench, the deepest known spot in the ocean.
4 months ago
Forest growth in the US has exceeded harvest since the 1940’s. Today, we have more trees than any time in the past 100 years.
6 months ago
In 1850, only 8% of the people in California were women.
6 months ago
Every person in the world can fit in Texas and be given over 1000 sq ft in which to live.
7 months ago
A natural gas vent in Iraq known as The Eternal Fire has been burning continuously for over 4,000 years, and is mentioned by Herodotus, Plutarch, and in the Old Testament’s Book of Daniel.
7 months ago
The water between India and Sri Lanka is only 3-30 feet deep and was purportedly passable on foot until 1480 AD when a cyclone moved some sand around.
8 months ago
It's still possible to see the division between East and West Germany due to different light bulbs.
9 months ago
Venice Island was built on a foundation of tree trunks. 1200 years later, those same trunks still support almost all of central Venice.
10 months ago
A waterfall known as The Devil's Kettle empties water into a hole and nobody knows where it ends up!
1 year ago
Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, an Abu Dhabi royal and billionaire, carved his name onto his private island and it's even visible from space.
2 years ago
There's a lake under Antarctica that is 25 million years old called Lake Vostok.
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2 years ago
Longest officially recognized place name is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu.
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2 years ago
The Caspian Sea is also classed as the world's largest lake.
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