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Coast / Coast

#1 Satellite Beach, Florida

Satellite Beach is a coastal city in Brevard County, Florida , U.S. The population was 11,346 at the 2020 United States Census , [4] and it is located with the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Indian River to the west. City in Florida, U.S. This article uses bare URLs , which are uninformative and

#2 Liaodong Peninsula

The Liaodong Peninsula (also Liaotung Peninsula , simplified Chinese : 辽东半岛 ; traditional Chinese : 遼東半島 ; pinyin : Liáodōng Bàndǎo ) is a peninsula in southern Liaoning province in Northeast China , and makes up the southwestern coastal half of the Liaodong region. It is located between the mouths

#3 Ensenada, Baja California

Ensenada is a city in Ensenada Municipality , Baja California , situated on the Pacific Coast of Mexico . Located on the Bahía de Todos Santos , the city had a population of 279,765 in 2018, [1] making it the third-largest city in Baja California . The city is an important international trade center

#4 Al-Faw peninsula

The Al-Faw peninsula ( Arabic : شبه جزيرة الفاو ; also transliterated as Fao or Fawr ) is a peninsula in the Persian Gulf , located in the extreme southeast of Iraq . The marshy peninsula is 20   km (12   mi) southeast of Iraq's third largest city, Basra , and is part of a delta for the Shatt al-Ara

#5 Son of the Beach

Son of the Beach is an American sitcom that aired from March 14, 2000, to October 1, 2002, on FX . The series is a spoof of Baywatch , with much of the comedy based on sexual double entendres , puns , innuendo and the like. A major running gag portrayed the handsome David Hasselhoff character as a b

#6 Figure Eight Island

Figure Eight Island is a barrier island in the U.S. state of North Carolina , just north of Wrightsville Beach , widely known as an affluent summer colony and vacation destination. [2] The island is part of the Wilmington Metropolitan Area , and lies between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlanti

#7 Biloxi wade-ins

The Biloxi wade-ins were three protests that were conducted by local African Americans on the beaches of Biloxi, Mississippi between 1959 and 1963, during the civil rights movement . The demonstrations were led by Dr. Gilbert R. Mason, Sr . in an effort to desegregate the city's 26   mi (42   km) of

#8 Budleigh Salterton

Budleigh Salterton is a seaside town on the coast in East Devon , England , 15 miles (24   km) south-east of Exeter . It lies within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty , [1] and forms much of the electoral ward of Budleigh, whose ward population at the 2011 census was 5,967. [2] Town

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Island / Island

#1 Treasure Island, San Francisco

Treasure Island is an artificial island in the San Francisco Bay and a neighborhood in the City and County of San Francisco . Built in 1936–37 for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition , the island's World's Fair site is a California Historical Landmark . [6] Buildings there have been listed

#2 Tutuila

Tutuila is the main island of American Samoa (and its largest), and is part of the archipelago of Samoan Islands. It is the third largest island in the Samoan Islands chain of the Central Pacific . It is located roughly 4,000 kilometers (2,500   mi) northeast of Brisbane , Australia and lies over 1,

#3 North Brother Island (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

North Brother Island is an uninhabited island in the Indian Ocean , part of the Andaman Archipelago . It is located in the Duncan Passage , about 19 kilometre northeast of Little Andaman Island . It is part of the South Andaman district of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands , a Union Territory of India

#4 Suwarrow

Suwarrow (also called Suvorov , Suvarou , or Suvarov ) is an island in the northern group of the Cook Islands in the south Pacific Ocean . It is about 1,300 kilometres (810   mi) south of the equator and 930 kilometres (580   mi) north-northwest of the capital island of Rarotonga . Atoll in the sout

#5 Skilling Island

Skilling Island is a small island immediately north of Atriceps Island , in the Robertson Islands group of the South Orkney Islands of Antarctica . Although roughly charted at a much earlier date, the island was first surveyed in 1933 by DI personnel. It was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Pla

#6 Baengnyeongdo

Baengnyeong Island (sometimes spelled Baekryeong ; Korean pronunciation:   [pɛŋȵʌŋdo] ) is a 45.8-square-kilometre (17.7   sq   mi) , 8.45-kilometre (5.25   mi) long and 12.56-kilometre (7.80   mi) wide island in Ongjin County , Incheon , South Korea , located near the Northern Limit Line . [1] The

#7 Manus Naval Base

Manus Naval Base was a number of bases built after the World War II Battle of Manus by United States Navy on the Manus Island and a smaller island just east, Los Negros Island in the Admiralty Islands chain. The major naval base construction started with the Los Negros landings on February 28, 1944.

#8 Yerba Buena Island

Yerba Buena Island ( Spanish : Isla Yerba Buena ) [2] sits in San Francisco Bay within the borders of the City and County of San Francisco . The Yerba Buena Tunnel runs through its center and connects the western and eastern spans of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge , linking the city with Oakla

#9 Kusu Island

Kusu Island is one of the Southern Islands in Singapore , located about 5.6 kilometres (3.5 miles) to the south of the main island of Singapore and below the Singapore Straits . "Kusu" means " Tortoise Island" or " Turtle Island" in Hokkien ; the island is also known as Peak Island or Pulau Tembakul

#10 Tobago

Tobago ( / t ə ˈ b eɪ ɡ oʊ / ) is an island and ward within the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago . It is located 35 kilometres (22   mi) northeast of the larger island of Trinidad and about 160 kilometres (99   mi) off the northeastern coast of Venezuela . It also lies to the southeast of Grenada . T

#11 Pagan (island)

Pagan is a volcanic island in the Marianas archipelago in the northwest Pacific Ocean , under the jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands . It lies midway between Alamagan to the south, and Agrihan to the north. The island has been largely uninhabited ever since most of the

#12 Tinsley Island

Tinsley Island is a small island in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta , in San Joaquin County , California , next to the Stockton Deepwater Shipping Channel . It was created in the 1930s, when dredging to improve the navigability of the San Joaquin River cut it off from Roberts Island . Since 1

#13 Barro Colorado Island

Barro Colorado Island is located in the man-made Gatun Lake in the middle of the Panama Canal . The island was formed when the waters of the Chagres River were dammed to form the lake in 1913. When the waters rose, they covered a significant part of the existing tropical forest , but certain hilltop

#14 Nishinoshima (Ogasawara)

Nishi-no-shima ( Japanese : 西之島 , "western island") is a volcanic island located around 940   km (584   mi) south-southeast of Tokyo , [2] that is part of the Volcano Islands arc. Active volcanic island belonging to the Volcano Islands arc Nishinoshima Native name: 西之島 Nishinoshima on 1 December 201

#15 Wessel Islands

The Wessel Islands is a group of uninhabited islands in the Northern Territory of Australia . They extend in a more or less straight line from Buckingham Bay and the Napier Peninsula of Arnhem Land , and Elcho Island , to the northeast. Marchinbar Island is the largest of the group. Other islands in

#16 Helen's Reef

Helen's Reef is a series of skerries in the North Atlantic , 2 kilometres (1.1 nautical miles) northeast of the larger islet of Rockall and outcrop of Hasselwood Rock , within the United Kingdom's exclusive economic zone . The skerries are covered at high tide or in rough seas, and are often only vi

#17 List of shipwrecks in the Channel Islands

The list of shipwrecks in the Channel Islands lists some of the ships that wrecked on or sank in the waters of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and the Bailiwick of Jersey . The list includes ships that sustained a damaged hull, which were later refloated and repaired. Channel Islands Îles de la Manche   (

#18 Gaodeng Island

Gaodeng Island [2] ( Kaoteng , [3] [4] [5] Kao-teng Tao [6] [7] ) ( Chinese : 高登 島 ; pinyin : Gāodēng Dǎo ; Wade–Giles : Kao 1 -têng 1 Tao 3 ; Foochow Romanized : Gŏ̤-dĕng-dō̤, also Pei-sha Tao [7] ( 北沙島 [7] [8] ), 下目嶼 , [9] 下木嶼 [10] ) is an island in the East China Sea , part of Beigan Township , L

#19 Tanglewood Island

Tanglewood Island is a small island in Hale Passage off the northern shore of Fox Island in Pierce County, Washington . It was originally called Grave Island and was sacred to the Nisqually Indians, who for decades practiced tree burials by placing their honored dead in dugout canoes high in the fir

#20 Malta (island)

Malta is the largest of the three major islands that constitute the Maltese archipelago . It is sometimes referred to as Valletta for statistical purposes to distinguish the main island from the entire country . Malta is in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea directly south of Italy and north of Lib

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Mountains / Mountains

#1 Schlieferspitze

The Schlieferspitze is a mountain, 3,290   m   (AA) , [2] on the ridge known as the Krimmler Kamm in the Venediger Group of the Alps . The ridge lies in the northwest of the High Tauern , part of the Austrian Central Alps in the Austrian federal state of Salzburg . The summit is the highest on the K

#2 Piestewa Peak

Piestewa Peak ( / p aɪ ˈ ɛ s t ə w ɑː / py- ES -tə-wah ; [4] O'odham : Vainom Do'ag , formerly Squaw Peak ), at 2,610 feet (796   m) is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains , after Camelback Mountain , and the third highest in the city of Phoenix, Arizona . It is located in the Piestewa

#3 Lake Nemrut

Lake Nemrut ( Turkish : Nemrut Gölü ; Armenian : Նեմրութ , Kurdish : Gola Nemrûdê ) is a freshwater crater lake in Bitlis Province , eastern Turkey. It is part of Nemrut Caldera ( Turkish : Nemrut Kalderası ), a volcanic caldera atop Volcano Nemrut . The government of Turkey has named as its 14th We

#4 Parliament Hill

Parliament Hill ( French : Colline du Parlement ) , colloquially known as The Hill , is an area of Crown land on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa , Ontario , Canada. Its Gothic revival suite of buildings, and their architectural elements of national symbolic importance, is t

#5 Mount Garibaldi

Mount Garibaldi (known as Nch'kaý to the indigenous Squamish people ) is a dormant stratovolcano in the Garibaldi Ranges of the Pacific Ranges in southwestern British Columbia , Canada. It has a maximum elevation of 2,678 metres (8,786 feet) and rises above the surrounding landscape on the east side

#6 Ol Doinyo Lengai

Ol Doinyo Lengai (Oldoinyo Lengai), "Mountain of God" in the Maasai language , [3] is an active volcano located in the Gregory Rift , south of Lake Natron within the Arusha Region of Tanzania , Africa. Part of the volcanic system of the East African Rift , it uniquely produces natrocarbonatite lava

#7 Rude's Hill

Rude's Hill is a 981-foot hill [1] just outside of the town of Mt. Jackson in Shenandoah County , Virginia , United States, primarily known because it was a strategically placed elevation on which many Civil War events occurred. It was named after the Danish Lutheran minister Anders Rudolph Rude , [

#8 Volcanoes of east-central Baja California

The volcanoes of east-central Baja California are located on the Baja California Peninsula near the Gulf of California , in the state of Baja California Sur , in Mexico . Group of volcanoes in the center-east of the Baja California peninsula Volcanoes of the east-central Baja California Peninsula .

#9 Dângrêk Mountains

The Dângrêk Mountains ( / ˈ d ɑː ŋ r ɛ k / ; Khmer : ជួរភ្នំដងរែក , Chuŏr Phnum Dângrêk [cuə pʰnom ɗɑːŋrɛːk] ; Thai : ทิวเขาพนมดงรัก , RTGS :   Thio Khao Phanom Dongrak [tʰīw kʰǎw pʰānōm dōŋrák] ), also the Dângrêk Range , is a mountain range forming a natural border between Cambodia and Thailand .

#10 Mount Karthala

Mount Karthala or Karthola ( Arabic : القرطالة Al Qirṭālah ) is an active volcano and the highest point of the Comoros at 2,361   m (7,746   ft) above sea level. It is the southernmost and larger of the two shield volcanoes forming Grande Comore island, the largest island in the nation of Comoros. T

#11 Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora , or Tomboro , is an active stratovolcano in West Nusa Tenggara , Indonesia . Located on Sumbawa in the Lesser Sunda Islands , it was formed by the active subduction zones beneath it. Before 1815 , its elevation reached more than 4,300 metres (14,100 feet) high, making it one of the ta

#12 Mount Sweatt

Mount Sweatt ( 85°47′S 129°39′W ) is a mountain , 2,540   m, standing 6.5   nautical miles (12   km) northeast of Mount Soyat on the ridge between Hueneme and Norfolk Glaciers , in the Wisconsin Range . Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64.

#13 Schauinsland

The Schauinsland (literally "look-into-the-country"; near Freiburg im Breisgau , Germany ) is a mountain in the Black Forest with an elevation of 1,284   m (4,213   ft) above sea level . It is a popular destination for day trips. Due to the high amount of silver mining , it was previously known as "

#14 Roanoke Star

The Roanoke Star , also known as the Mill Mountain Star , is the world's largest freestanding illuminated man-made star, constructed in 1949 at the top of Mill Mountain in Roanoke, Virginia . It is visible for 60 miles (97   km) from the air and it sits 1,045 feet (319   m) above the city of Roanoke

#15 Brocken

The Brocken , also sometimes referred to as the Blocksberg , is the highest peak in the Harz mountain range and also the highest peak in Northern Germany ; it is near Schierke in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt between the rivers Weser and Elbe . Although its elevation of 1,141 metres (3,743   ft)

#16 Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji ( 富士山 , Fujisan , Japanese:   [ɸɯꜜ(d)ʑisaɴ] ( listen ) ) , or Fugaku , located on the island of Honshū , is the highest mountain in Japan , standing 3,776.24   m (12,389.2   ft) . It is the second-highest volcano located on an island in Asia (after Mount Kerinci on the island of Sumatra )

#17 Eyjafjallajökull

Eyjafjallajökull ( Icelandic:   [ˈeiːjaˌfjatlaˌjœːkʏtl̥] ( listen ) ; [3] lit.   ' glacier of the mountains of the islands ' ), sometimes referred to by the numeronym E15 , [4] is one of the smaller ice caps of Iceland , north of Skógar and west of Mýrdalsjökull . The ice cap covers the caldera of a

#18 Shishapangma

Shishapangma , [7] [8] also called Gosainthān , is the 14th-highest mountain in the world, at 8,027 metres (26,335   ft) above sea level. In 1964, it became the last of the 8,000-metre peaks to be climbed. This was due to its location entirely within Tibet and the restrictions on visits by foreign t

#19 Mount St. Helens

Mount St.   Helens (known as Lawetlat'la to the indigenous Cowlitz people , and Loowit or Louwala-Clough to the Klickitat ) is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington , [1] in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It lies 52 miles (83   km) northeast of Portland,

#20 Church Hill, Richmond, Virginia

Church Hill , also known as the St. John's Church Historic District , is an Old and Historic District in Richmond, Virginia . This district encompasses the original land plat of the city of Richmond. Church Hill is the eastern terminus of Broad Street , a major east-west thoroughfare in the Richmond

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Reservoir / Reservoir

#1 Lake Daylesford

Lake Daylesford is an artificial lake in the town of Daylesford , Victoria , Australia . It was completed in either 1927 or 1929 after many years of campaigning since 1893. [1] It was designed by Walter Burley Griffin , the American architect who won the competition to design the city of Canberra .

#2 Three Gorges Dam

The Three Gorges Dam is a hydroelectric gravity dam that spans the Yangtze River by the town of Sandouping , in Yiling District , Yichang , Hubei province, central China , downstream of the Three Gorges . The Three Gorges Dam has been the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity

#3 Rajsamand Lake

Rajsamand Lake (also known as Rajsamudra Lake ) is a lake in the city of Rajsamand in the Rajsamand district of Indian state of Rajasthan , 67 KMs away from Udaipur . Built by Rana Raj Singh , it is approximately 1.75 miles (2.82   km) wide, 4 miles (6.4   km) long and 60 feet (18   m) deep. It was

#4 Chew Valley Lake

Chew Valley Lake ( grid reference ST5659 ) is a reservoir in Chew Stoke , Chew Valley , Somerset , England . It is the fifth-largest artificial lake in the United Kingdom, with an area of 1,200 acres (4.9   km 2 ) . The lake, created in the early 1950s, was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956. It p

#5 Ivankovo Reservoir

Ivankovo Reservoir or Ivankovskoye Reservoir ( Russian: Иваньковское водохранилище ), informally known as the Moscow Sea , is the uppermost reservoir on the Volga , in Moscow and Tver Oblasts of Russia, located some 130   km (81   mi) north of Moscow. The dam of the reservoir is situated in the town

#6 Lake Keowee

Lake Keowee is a man-made reservoir in the United States in the state of South Carolina . It was developed to serve the needs of power utility Duke Energy and public recreational purposes. It is approximately 26 miles (42   km) long, 3 miles (4.8   km) wide, with an average depth of 54 feet (16   m)

#7 Lake Stamford

Lake Stamford , a reservoir formed by Stamford Dam, is located 10 miles (16   km) northeast of Stamford, Texas , in southeastern Haskell County . The lake had a storage capacity in 1999 of 51,573 acre-feet (63,614,000   m 3 ) and drains an area of 368 square miles (950   km 2 ) . Due to sedimentatio

#8 Cormorant Lake (Minnesota)

Big Cormorant Lake is located in northwestern Minnesota's Becker County , about an hour's drive due east of the Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota metropolitan area. Public access boat ramps are located on the northeast and west sides of the Lake. Lake of the United States This article has

#9 Lake Garda

Lake Garda ( Italian : Lago di Garda [ˈlaːɡo di ˈɡarda] or (Lago) Benaco [beˈnaːko] ; Eastern Lombard : Lach de Garda ; Venetian : Ƚago de Garda ; Latin : Benacus ; Ancient Greek : Βήνακος [1] ) is the largest lake in Italy . It is a popular holiday location in northern Italy, about halfway between

#10 Bâlea Lake

Bâlea Lake ( Romanian : Lacul Bâlea or Bâlea Lac , pronounced   [ˈbɨle̯a] ; Hungarian : Bilea-tó ) is a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Făgăraș Mountains , in central Romania , in Cârțișoara , Sibiu County . There are two chalets opened all the year round, a meteorological statio

#11 Afrin Dam

The Afrin Dam ( Arabic : سد عفرين ), officially 17 April Dam ( Arabic : سد 17 نيسان ), also called Maydanki Dam ( Arabic : سد ميدانكي ), [lower-alpha 1] is an earth-filled water storage and hydroelectric power dam on the Afrin River in northwest Syria . It provides drinking water to almost 200,000 p

#12 Dimna Lake

Dimna Lake is an artificial reservoir located near Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary , 15 km from the city of Jamshedpur in the state of Jharkhand . Constructed in 1944, by Tata Steel to deal with the water scarcity in the city. [1] [2] Lake in Jharkhand Body of water Dimna Lake Dimna Lake in Boram block - D

#13 Zuiderzee Works

The Zuiderzee Works ( Dutch : Zuiderzeewerken ) is a man-made system of dams and dikes , land reclamation and water drainage work, in total the largest hydraulic engineering project undertaken by the Netherlands during the twentieth century. The project involved the damming of the Zuiderzee , a larg

#14 Lake Svetloyar

Lake Svetloyar ( Russian : Озеро Светлоя́р , romanized :   ozero svetloyar = "lake of the bright bank/ravine") is a lake in the Voskresensky District of the Nizhny Novgorod Oblast in central Russia . It is located within Voskresenskoe Povetluzhye Nature Park. In 2015, the lake was included in the Re

#15 Lake Nipigon

Lake Nipigon ( / ˈ n ɪ p ɪ ɡ ə n / ; French : lac Nipigon ; Ojibwe : Animbiigoo-zaaga'igan ) is part of the Great Lake drainage basin. It is the largest lake entirely within the boundaries of the Canadian province of Ontario . For the First Nations reserve, see Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek Fir

#16 Myitsone Dam

The Myitsone Dam ( Burmese : မြစ်ဆုံ တာတမံ [mjɪʔsʰòʊɰ̃ tàtəmàɰ̃] ; lit. 'Confluence Dam') is a large dam and hydroelectric power development project which was planned to be built in northern Myanmar (also known as Burma). The proposed construction site is at the confluence of the Mali and N’mai rive

#17 Tapajós hydroelectric complex

The Tapajós hydroelectric complex ( Portuguese : Complexo Hidrelétrico de Tapajós ) is a proposed complex of hydroelectric dams on the Tapajós and Jamanxim rivers in the state of Pará , Brazil. The Tapajós dams would contain locks, thus converting the river into a navigable waterway. A "platform" mo

#18 Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake

Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake (also called Lake Roosevelt ) is the reservoir created in 1941 by the impoundment of the Columbia River by the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state. It is named for Franklin D. Roosevelt , who was president during the construction of the dam. Covering 125 square miles (80,

#19 Mill Pond Falls

Mill Pond Falls is a waterfall located in Newington, Connecticut . It is promoted by residents as the "smallest natural waterfall in the United States ". [1] The falls are located inside Mill Pond Park and is celebrated each fall during the Waterfall Festival. [2]

#20 Bisri Dam

The Bisri Dam is a planned dam on the Bisri river in Lebanon . The dam is part of the Lebanon Water Supply Augmentation project, with water management as the primary purpose. The project is organised by the Government of Lebanon in order to tackle the water problems in Lebanon and specifically in th

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River / River

#1 Carp River (Michigan)

Carp River is the name of several rivers in the U.S. state of Michigan. Carp River (Gogebic-Ontonagon counties) , in the Porcupine Mountains empties into Lake Superior at 46°46′05″N 89°53′09″W [1] Carp River (Luce County) , empties into Lake Superior at 46°44′55″N 85°16′13″W near the Crisp Point Lig

#2 Kallang River

The Kallang River ( Chinese : 加冷河 , Malay : Sungei Kallang ) is the longest river in Singapore , flowing for 10 kilometers. from the Lower Peirce Reservoir (originally named "Kallang River Reservoir") to the Kallang Basin . [1] It originates in the planning area of Central Water Catchment , flows in

#3 Thames and Severn Canal

The Thames and Severn Canal is a canal in Gloucestershire in the south of England, which was completed in 1789. It was conceived as part of a canal route from Bristol to London . At its eastern end, it connects to the River Thames at Inglesham Lock near Lechlade , while at its western end, it connec

#4 Yangtze

The Yangtze or Yangzi ( English: / ˈ j æ ŋ t s i / or / ˈ j ɑː ŋ t s i / ; simplified Chinese : 长江 ; traditional Chinese : 長江 ; pinyin : Cháng Jiāng ; lit. 'long river' ), is the longest river in Asia , the third-longest in the world, and the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country.

#5 Lick Run (White Deer Creek tributary)

Lick Run is a tributary of White Deer Creek in Union County and Lycoming County , in Pennsylvania , in the United States. It is approximately 2.7 miles (4.3   km) long and flows through White Deer Township in Union County and Washington Township in Lycoming County. [1] The watershed of the stream ha

#6 Bogan River

Bogan River , a perennial river that is part of the Macquarie – Barwon catchment within the Murray–Darling basin , is located in the central west and Orana regions of New South Wales , Australia . River in Australia For other uses, see Bogan (disambiguation) . Bogan River The Bogan River at Nyngan L

#7 Wey and Arun Canal

The Wey and Arun Canal is a partially open, 23-mile-long (37   km) canal in the southeast of England. It runs southwards from the River Wey at Gunsmouth, Shalford, Surrey to the River Arun at Pallingham , in West Sussex . The canal comprises parts of two separate undertakings – the northern part of

#8 Ashley River / Rakahuri

The Ashley River ( Māori : Rakahuri ; officially Ashley River / Rakahuri ) is in Canterbury region of New Zealand. It flows generally southeastwards for 65 kilometres (40   mi) before entering the Pacific Ocean at Waikuku Beach , Pegasus Bay north of Christchurch . The town of Rangiora is close to t

#9 Shatt al-Arab

The Shatt al-Arab ( Arabic : شط العرب , lit.   ' River of the Arabs ' ), sometimes called the Arvand Rud ( Persian : اروندرود , lit.   ' Swift River ' ), [3] is a river of some 200 kilometres (120   mi) in length that is formed at the confluence of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in the town of al-Q

#10 Llano River

The Llano River ( / ˈ l æ n oʊ / LAN -oh ) is a tributary of the Colorado River , about 105 miles (169   km) long, in Texas in the United States. [1] It drains part of the Edwards Plateau in Texas Hill Country northwest of Austin . This article uses bare URLs , which are uninformative and vulnerable

#11 Claverton Pumping Station

Claverton Pumping Station in the village of Claverton , in the English county of Somerset , pumps water from the River Avon to the Kennet and Avon Canal using power from the flow of the river. It is a Grade I listed building , [1] having been upgraded from Grade II in 2019. [2] Pumping station in So

#12 Sapperton Canal Tunnel

The Sapperton Canal Tunnel is a tunnel on the Thames and Severn Canal near Cirencester in Gloucestershire , England. With a length of 3,817 yards (3,490   m) , it was the longest tunnel of any kind in England from 1789 to 1811. Tunnel on the Thames and Severn Canal near Cirencester in Gloucestershir

#13 Mile Run (White Deer Creek tributary)

Mile Run is a tributary of White Deer Creek in Union County, Pennsylvania , in the United States. It is approximately 1.9 miles (3.1   km) long and flows through West Buffalo Township . [1] The watershed of the stream has an area of 1.57 square miles (4.1   km 2 ) . It has been described as a "sprin

#14 Medway watermills (lower tributaries)

v t e Watermills of the River Medway and its tributaries Legend From source Wateringbury Stream Swanton Mereworth Mill Wateringbury Mill Brattle Mill Warden Mill West Farleigh Stream Tutsham Mill Teston Lock Farleigh Lock Loose Stream Brishing Court Mill Leg-o-Mutton Mill Old Mill Loose Mill Little

#15 Kennet and Avon Canal

The Kennet and Avon Canal is a waterway in southern England with an overall length of 87 miles (140   km) , [1] made up of two lengths of navigable river linked by a canal . The name is used to refer to the entire length of the navigation rather than solely to the central canal section. From Bristol

#16 Walsall Canal

The Walsall Canal is a narrow ( 7 feet or 2.1 metres ) canal, seven miles (11   km) long, forming part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations , and passing around the western side of Walsall , West Midlands , England . Site of a removed bridge on the canal

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Sea / Sea

#1 Streaky Bay, South Australia

Streaky Bay (formerly Flinders ) is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula , in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway , 303   km (188   mi) north-west of Port Lincoln and 727   km (452   mi) by road from Adelaide . At the 2016 census , Streaky Bay recorded a population of 1

#2 Green Bay (Lake Michigan)

Green Bay is an arm of Lake Michigan , located along the south coast of Michigan 's Upper Peninsula and the east coast of Wisconsin . It is separated from the rest of the lake by the Door Peninsula in Wisconsin, the Garden Peninsula in Michigan, and the chain of islands between them, all formed by t

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