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Coast / Coast

#1 Banks Peninsula

Banks Peninsula is a peninsula of volcanic origin on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It has an area of approximately 1,150 square kilometres (440   sq   mi) and encompasses two large harbours and many smaller bays and coves. The South Island's largest city, Christchurch , is immed

#2 Playland (New York)

Playland , often called Rye Playland and also known as Playland Amusement Park , is an amusement park located in Rye, New York , along the Long Island Sound . Built in 1928, the 280-acre (110   ha) park is owned by the Westchester County government. Beginning with the 2018 season, Standard Amusement

#3 Ocracoke, North Carolina

Ocracoke / ˈ oʊ k r ə k oʊ k / [4] is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island , located entirely within Hyde County , North Carolina , United States. The population was 948 as of the 2010 census . [5] In the 2020 census, the population h

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Island / Island

#1 Rikers Island

Rikers Island is a 413.17-acre (167.20-hectare) island in the East River between Queens and the Bronx that contains New York City 's main prison complex. [1] Named after Abraham Rycken, who took possession of the island in 1664, the island was originally under 100 acres (40   ha) in size, but has si

#2 Paramushir

Paramushir ( Russian : Парамушир , romanized :   Paramushir , Japanese : 幌筵島 , romanized :   Paramushiru-tō , Ainu : パラムシㇼ , romanized:   Para=mu=sir ) is a volcanic island in the northern portion of Kuril Islands chain in the Sea of Okhotsk in the northwest Pacific Ocean . It is separated from Shum

#3 La Sola Island

La Sola Island ( Spanish : Isla La Sola ) is a small island in the southeastern Caribbean Sea . The island is a part of the Dependencias Federales ( Federal Dependencies ) of Venezuela .

#4 Espiritu Santo

Espiritu Santo [lower-alpha 1] ( UK : / ɛ ˌ s p ɪ r ɪ t uː ˈ s æ n t oʊ / , [1] US : /- ˈ s ɑː n t uː , - ˈ s ɑː n t oʊ / ; [2] [3] [4] French:   [ɛspiʁity sɑ̃to] ) is the largest island in the nation of Vanuatu , with an area of 3,955.5   km 2 (1,527.2   sq   mi) and a population of around 40,000 a

#5 Maunsell Forts

The Maunsell Forts are armed towers built in the Thames and Mersey estuaries during the Second World War to help defend the United Kingdom . They were operated as army and navy forts, and named after their designer, Guy Maunsell . [1] The forts were decommissioned in the late 1950s and later used fo

#6 Bell Island (Franz Josef Land)

Bell Island (Russian: Остров Белл) is a small island in the south-west of the Franz Josef Land archipelago in Arkhangelsk Oblast , Russia . The island was named by the English explorer Benjamin Leigh Smith for its bell-shaped mountain which rises steeply from the island's southern coast with the Bar

#7 Shumshu

Shumshu ( Russian : Шумшу , romanized :   Shumshu ; Japanese : 占守島 , romanized :   Shumushu-tō ; Ainu : スㇺス (reconstruction) , lit.   ' good island ' ) is the second-northernmost island of the Kuril Islands chain, which divides the Sea of Okhotsk from the northwest Pacific Ocean . The name of the is

#8 Harstine Island, Washington

Harstine Island (also known simply as Harstine or Hartstene ) is an island in Mason County, Washington , United States . The US Census recognizes it as an unincorporated community . The island is located west of Case Inlet in southern Puget Sound , 16   km (9.9   mi) north of Olympia . It has a land

#9 Cana Island

Cana Island is an island in Lake Michigan in the town of Baileys Harbor in Door County , Wisconsin , United States. [2] The Cana Island Light is on the east side of the island. It is possible to walk to Cana Island from the mainland over the tombolo when water levels are low. [3] Tombolo conditions

#10 Los Testigos Islands

Los Testigos Islands ( Spanish : Islas Los Testigos , Witnesses Islands) are a group of islands in the southeastern Caribbean Sea . They are a part of the Dependencias Federales ( Federal Dependencies ) of Venezuela . Los Testigos Los Testigos Islands Geography Location Caribbean Sea Coordinates 11°

#11 Sanibel, Florida

Sanibel is an island and city in Lee County, Florida , United States. The population was 6,469 at the 2010 census , with an estimated 2018 population of 7,402. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area . The island, also known as Sanibel Island , constitutes the

#12 Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ( Portuguese pronunciation:   [feʁˈnɐ̃du d(ʒ)i noˈɾoɲɐ] ) is an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean , part of the State of Pernambuco , Brazil , and located 354   km (191   nmi; 220   mi) off the Brazilian coast. It consists of 21 islands and islets , extending over an area of 26  

#13 Lofoten

Lofoten ( Norwegian pronunciation:   [ˈlùːfuːtn̩] ) is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland , Norway . Lofoten has distinctive scenery with dramatic mountains and peaks, open sea and sheltered bays, beaches and untouched lands. There are two towns, Svolvær and Leknes –

#14 Hans Island

Hans Island ( Inuktitut and Greenlandic : Tartupaluk , lit.   ' kidney shaped ' ; [2] Inuktitut syllabics : ᑕᕐᑐᐸᓗᒃ ; Danish : Hans Ø ; French : Île Hans ) is a Canadian and Greenlandic ( Denmark ) island in the very centre of the Kennedy Channel of Nares Strait in the high Arctic region. The island

#15 Auckland Islands

The Auckland Islands ( Māori : Motu Maha "Many islands" or Maungahuka "Snowy mountains") [1] are an archipelago of New Zealand , lying 465 kilometres (290   mi) south of the South Island . The main Auckland Island , occupying 510   km 2 (200   sq   mi) , is surrounded by smaller Adams Island , Ender

#16 Innisfallen

Innisfallen ( / ˌ ɪ n ɪ s ˈ f æ l ən / IN -iss- FAL -ən ) [1] or Inishfallen (from Irish : Inis Faithlinn [ˈɪnʲɪʃ ˈfah(ə)lʲɪn̠ʲ] , [1] meaning 'Faithlinn's island') is an island in Lough Leane ; one of the three Lakes of Killarney in County Kerry , Ireland . Innisfallen is home to the ruins of Innis

#17 Enewetak Atoll

Enewetak Atoll ( / ɛ ˈ n iː w ə ˌ t ɔː k , ˌ ɛ n ɪ ˈ w iː t ɔː k / ; [2] also spelled Eniwetok Atoll or sometimes Eniewetok ; Marshallese : Ānewetak , [ænʲeːwɛːdˠɑk] , or Āne-wātak , [ænʲeːwæːdˠɑk] ; [3] known to the Japanese as Brown Atoll or Brown Island ; Japanese : ブラウン環礁 ) is a large coral atol

#18 Sverdrup Island (Kara Sea)

Sverdrup Island ( Russian : Остров Свердрупа ) is an isolated Russian island in the southern region of the Kara Sea . Russian island in the Kara Sea For the archipelago in Nunavut, Canada, see Sverdrup Islands . For the island in Greenland, see Sverdrup Island (Greenland) . Sverdrup Island Native na

#19 Île de Batz

The Île de Batz ( Breton : Enez Vaz ) is an island off Roscoff in Brittany , France . Administratively, it is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France . Commune in Brittany, France Île-de-Batz Enez-Vaz Commune Porz Kernog on Île de Batz Flag Coat of arms Location of

#20 Noonu Atoll

Noonu Atoll (also known as Southern Miladhunmadulu Atoll or Miladhunmadulu Dhekunuburi ) is an administrative division of the Maldives corresponding to the southern section of Miladhunmadulu Atoll . The capital is Manadhoo . Total population of Noonu Atoll is around 10,000 people (Information from:

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Mountains / Mountains

#1 Schroeder Mountain

Schroeder Mountain is a mountain in the California 's Sierra Nevada , on the Tahoe National Forest . It is located 0.8 miles (1   km) east of California State Route 49 in Sierra County . Its elevation is 6,942 feet (2,116   m) . This article includes a list of general references , but it lacks suffi

#2 Piz Tschierva

Piz Tschierva (3,546 m) is a mountain in the Bernina Range of the Alps , located south of Pontresina in the canton of Graubünden . It lies in the range that separates the valley of Roseg from the valley of Morteratsch , north of Piz Bernina . Its summit is located within the valley of Roseg. Mountai

#3 Black Elk Peak

Black Elk Peak is the highest natural point in the U.S. state of South Dakota and the Midwestern United States . It lies in the Black Elk Wilderness area, in southern Pennington County , in the Black Hills National Forest . [2] The peak lies 3.7   mi (6.0   km) west-southwest of Mount Rushmore . [6]

#4 Schwarzhorn (Monte Rosa Massif)

The Schwarzhorn ( Italian : Corno Nero ) is a 4,321-metre-high summit in the Italian Alps just next to the Swiss border. For other places with the same name, see Schwarzhorn . Schwarzhorn The Corno Nero in the Monte Rosa massif Highest   point Elevation 4,321   m (14,177   ft) Prominence 41   m (135

#5 Mount Whitney

Mount Whitney ( Paiute : Tumanguya ; Too-man-i-goo-yah ) is the highest mountain in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada , with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421   m) . [1] It is in East – Central California , on the boundary between California's Inyo and Tulare counties, 84.6 miles (

#6 Jôf di Montasio

The Jôf di Montasio ( Italian , Friulian : Jôf dal Montâs , Slovene : Montaž , German : Montasch ) is located in the Province of Udine , in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of northeastern Italy . Mountain in Italy Jôf di Montasio Montasch Montasio mountain group seen from Cima di Terrarossa. Highes

#7 Akaroa

Akaroa is a small town on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury Region of the South Island of New Zealand, situated within a harbour of the same name . The name Akaroa is Kāi Tahu Māori for "Long Harbour", which would be spelled Whangaroa in standard Māori. The area was also named Port Louis-Philippe by

#8 Zugspitze

The Zugspitze ( German pronunciation: [ˈtsuːkʃpɪtsə] ), at 2,962   m (9,718   ft) above sea level , is the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains as well as the highest mountain in Germany . It lies south of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen , and the Austria–Germany border runs over its western

#9 Bishorn

The Bishorn (4,153 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps in Switzerland , just north of the Weisshorn . Mountain in Switzerland Bishorn Northern wall Highest   point Elevation 4,153   m (13,625   ft) Prominence 120   m (390   ft) Parent peak Weisshorn Isolation 0.8   km (0.50   mi)   Coordinates 46°7

#10 Mount Fiske

Mount Fiske is a 13,503-foot-elevation (4,116 meter) mountain summit located near the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, in Fresno County of northern California , United States. [3] It is situated in northern Kings Canyon National Park , 23 miles (37   km) west of the community of Big Pine ,

#11 Pollux (mountain)

Pollux ( Italian : Polluce ) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps on the border between Valais , Switzerland and the Aosta Valley in Italy . It is the lower of a pair of twin peaks ( German : Zwillinge ), the other being Castor , named after the Gemini twins of Roman mythology . Pollux' peak is at an e

#12 Broadhalfpenny Down

Broadhalfpenny Down (pronounced /ˌbrɔ:dˈheɪpniː/ ; brawd-HAYP-nee ) is a historic cricket ground in Hambledon, Hampshire . It is known as the "Cradle of Cricket" because it was the home venue in the 18th century of the Hambledon Club , but cricket predated the club and ground by at least two centuri

#13 Telica (volcano)

Telica ( Spanish: Volcán Telica ) [1] is a stratovolcano , one of several volcanoes of the Nicaraguan volcanic front. It is located in Telica municipality , in the León department of Nicaragua . [2] One of Nicaragua's most active volcanoes, Telica has erupted frequently, and ash from those frequent

#14 Store Venjetinden

Store Venjetinden (or sometimes Store Vengetinden ) is a mountain in the municipality of Rauma in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway . It is located about 3 kilometres (1.9   mi) northeast of the mountain Romsdalshornet , about 4 kilometres (2.5   mi) east of the Rauma river and European Route E136 , an

#15 Rocca di Novara

The Rocca di Novara (also called “Rocca di Salvatesta” and “Cervino di Sicilia”) is a peak in the Peloritani mountains, situated in the northeastern part of Sicily , between the territories of Novara di Sicilia and Fondachelli-Fantina from where trails start to its top. It has an elevation of 1,340

#16 Mount Balfour

Mount Balfour is a mountain located on the Continental Divide , part of the border between British Columbia and Alberta , in the Waputik Range in the Park Ranges of the Canadian Rockies . [1] [3] It is the 71st highest peak in Alberta [8] and the 113th highest in British Columbia; [9] it is also the

#17 Amba Alagi

Imba Alaje is a mountain , or an amba , in northern Ethiopia . Located in the Debubawi Zone of the Tigray Region , Imba Alaje dominates the roadway that runs past it from the city of Mek'ele south to Maychew . Because of its strategic location, Emba Alaje has been the location of several battles. As

#18 Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani ( Indonesian : Gunung Rinjani ) is an active volcano in Indonesia on the island of Lombok . Administratively the mountain is in the Regency of North Lombok , West Nusa Tenggara ( Indonesian : Nusa Tenggara Barat , NTB). It rises to 3,726 metres (12,224   ft) , making it the second high

#19 Hochschober

The Hochschober ( 3,240   m   (AA) ) is the mountain that gives its name to the Schober Group in the High Tauern , although the summit is only the fourth highest in the group. This may have arisen because the north face of the mountain is an impressive sight from Kals . The summit cross on the Hochs

#20 Sakurajima

Sakurajima ( Japanese : 桜島 , literally " Cherry Blossom Island") is an active stratovolcano , formerly an island and now a peninsula, in Kagoshima Prefecture in Kyushu , Japan . [2] The lava flows of the 1914 eruption connected it with the Ōsumi Peninsula . [3] It is the most active volcano in Japan

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Reservoir / Reservoir

#1 Portsmouth Damm

Portsmouth Damm is a 97-metre-long (318   ft) structure located in the Inner Harbour of Duisburg , Germany. [1] It was completed in 1998. [1] It links both sides of the Inner Harbour, whilst also separating the rear harbour which is maintained at a higher level. [2] On 18 August 2000 it was named af

#2 Lake Talquin

Lake Talquin is a reservoir located on the Ochlockonee River between Leon County and Gadsden County in north Florida . The lake, located about 10 miles (15   km) west of Tallahassee, is south of Interstate 10 and bordered by State Road 20 on the east and State Road 267 on the west. Body of water Lak

#3 San Luis Dam

San Luis Dam (also known as B.F. Sisk Dam , after Bernie Sisk ) is a major earth-filled dam in Merced County , California , which forms San Luis Reservoir , the largest off-stream reservoir in the United States . The dam and reservoir are located in the Diablo Range to the east of Pacheco Pass and a

#4 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

#5 Lake Burton (Georgia)

Lake Burton is a 2,775 acre (11.23   km²) reservoir with 62 miles (100   km) of shoreline located in the northeastern corner of Georgia in Rabun County . [2] The lake is owned and administered by the Georgia Power/Southern Company, but it is a public lake. Noted for the remarkable clarity of its wat

#6 Lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore ( UK : / m æ ˈ dʒ ɔːr eɪ , ˌ m æ dʒ i ˈ ɔːr eɪ / , US : / m ɑː ˈ dʒ ɔːr eɪ , m ə ˈ dʒ ɔːr i / ; [1] [2] [3] Italian : Lago Maggiore [ˈlaːɡo madˈdʒoːre] ; Western Lombard : Lagh Maggior ; Piedmontese : Lagh Magior ; literally 'Greater Lake') or Verbano ( pronounced   [verˈbaːno] ; Latin

#7 Katende hydroelectric power station

Grand Katende hydroelectric power station (4 x 16 MW) is a hydropower plant under construction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , with installed capacity of 64 megawatts (86,000   hp) . When completed, it will be operated by the Congolese electricity utility company, Société Nationale d'Élect

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River / River

#1 Wilson Creek (North Carolina)

The Wilson Creek area is located in the Grandfather District of the Pisgah National Forest , in the northwestern section of Caldwell County, North Carolina . Wilson Creek having a water system that originates near Calloway Peak and stretches for 23 miles before joining with John's River. It was adde

#2 River Irvine

The River Irvine ( Scottish Gaelic : Irbhinn ) is a river that flows through southwest Scotland . Its watershed is on the Lanarkshire border of Ayrshire at an altitude of 810 feet (250   m) above sea-level, near Loudoun Hill , Drumclog , and 7 miles (11 kilometres) SW by W of Strathaven . It flows 2

#3 Kosi River

The Kosi or Koshi ( Nepali : कोशी , koshī , Hindi : कोसी , kosī ) is a transboundary river which flows through China , Nepal and India . It drains the northern slopes of the Himalayas in Tibet and the southern slopes in Nepal . From a major confluence of tributaries north of the Chatra Gorge onwards

#4 Rush Creek (Root River tributary)

Rush Creek is a stream in Fillmore and Winona counties, in the U.S. state of Minnesota . [1] It is a tributary of the Root River , which it joins in Rushford, Minnesota . Rush Creek Location Countries United States States Minnesota Counties Winona , Fillmore Cities Rushford Physical   characteristic

#5 Sauvage River (Gentilly River tributary)

The Sauvage River ( in French: rivière Sauvage ) is a tributary of the Gentilly River which empties on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River , in the administrative region of Centre-du-Québec , in Quebec , in Canada. The Sauvage River flows through the municipalities of Lemieux (MRC Bécancour Re

#6 Kinyeti River

The Kinyeti River flows northward from the Imatong Mountains in the Imatong State of South Sudan , eventually dispersing into the Badigeru swamp .

#7 Pigeon River (Minnesota–Ontario)

The Pigeon River forms part of the Canada–United States border between the state of Minnesota and the province of Ontario , west of Lake Superior . In pre-industrial times the river was a waterway of great importance for transportation and the fur trade . River in Minnesota and Ontario, Canada and U

#8 Solomon Creek

Solomon Creek is a tributary of the Susquehanna River in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania , in the United States. It is approximately 8.8 miles (14.2   km) long and flows through Fairview Township , Hanover Township , and Wilkes-Barre . [1] [2] The creek is affected by acid mine drainage and has signifi

#9 Strzelecki Creek

The Strzelecki Creek , part of the Lake Eyre basin , is an ephemeral watercourse located in the Australian state of South Australia . River in South Australia, Australia Strzelecki A map of the Lake Eyre Basin showing the location of Strzelecki Creek Location of the river mouth in South Australia Et

#10 Whitewater River (Minnesota)

The Whitewater River is a 16.6-mile-long (26.7   km) [2] tributary of the Upper Mississippi River which flows through the Driftless Area of Minnesota , reaching its mouth in Wabasha County at the community of Weaver opposite Buffalo, Wisconsin . The nearest towns are Altura , Saint Charles , and Elb

#11 River Tay

The River Tay ( Scottish Gaelic : Tatha , IPA:   [ˈt̪ʰa.ə] ; probably from the conjectured Brythonic Tausa , possibly meaning 'silent one' or 'strong one' or, simply, 'flowing' [1] ) is the longest river in Scotland and the seventh-longest in Great Britain . The Tay originates in western Scotland on

#12 Birmingham and Fazeley Canal

The Birmingham and Fazeley Canal is a canal of the Birmingham Canal Navigations in the West Midlands of England. Its purpose was to provide a link between the Coventry Canal and Birmingham and thereby connect Birmingham to London via the Oxford Canal . [1] Canal in the United Kingdom Birmingham and

#13 Niles Canyon

Niles Canyon is a canyon in the San Francisco Bay Area formed by Alameda Creek , known for its heritage railroad and silent movie history . The canyon is largely in an unincorporated area of Alameda County , while the western portion of the canyon lies within the city limits of Fremont and Union Cit

#14 Pine Creek (Rush Creek tributary)

Pine Creek is a stream in Fillmore and Winona counties, in the U.S. state of Minnesota . [1] It is a tributary of the Rush Creek , which is a tributary of the Root River . It joins the Rush Creek in the extreme north of Rushford, Minnesota . Tributaries of Pine Creek are Cooledge Creek and Hemmingwa

#15 Seti Gandaki River

The Seti Gandaki River , also known as the Seti River or the Seti Khola , is a river of western Nepal , a left tributary of the Trishuli River . Its gorges around Pokhara are a major attraction for tourists worldwide. River in Nepal This article is about the tributary of the Gandaki River. For the t

#16 Rivière de Grand-Saint-Louis

The Rivière de Grand-Saint-Louis is a tributary of the Gentilly South-West River whose current flows successively into the Gentilly River and on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River . River in Centre-du-Québec, Quebec (Canada) Rivière de Grand-Saint-Louis Location Country Canada Province Quebec

#17 Drongelens Canal

The Drongelens Canal is a drainage canal that runs from 's-Hertogenbosch to Drongelen in North Brabant . The colloquial Dutch name, and the name used on street signs is Drongelens Kanaal . The official Dutch name is Afwateringskanaal van 's-Hertogenbosch naar Drongelen . Drainage canal in the Nether

#18 Brazos Santiago Pass (Texas)

Brazos Santiago Pass is a natural coastal landform located in the Lower Laguna Madre and Lower Rio Grande Valley on the furthest southern beach terrain of the Texas Gulf Coast . [2] The seacoast passage is interpolated by barrier islands encompassing the southern Brazos Island and the northern South

#19 Barwon River (Victoria)

The Barwon River is a perennial river of the Corangamite catchment, located in The Otways and the Bellarine Peninsula regions of the Australian state of Victoria . Perennial river in Victoria, Australia For the Darling River tributary, see Barwon River (New South Wales) . Barwon Barwon River (East B

#20 Milk River (Michigan)

The Milk River is a 1.7-mile-long (2.7   km) [1] stream in Wayne County and Macomb County , Michigan , flowing into Lake St. Clair . It flows through the cities of Grosse Pointe Woods and St. Clair Shores . River in the United States Milk River Location within the state of Michigan Location Country

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Sea / Sea

#1 South China Sea

The South China Sea is a marginal sea of the Western Pacific Ocean . It is bounded in the north by the shores of South China (hence the name), in the west by the Indochinese Peninsula , in the east by the islands of Taiwan and northwestern Philippines (mainly Luzon , Mindoro and Palawan ), and in th

#2 Allman Bay

Allman Bay is an arm of Nares Strait , in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut , Canada. It is located in eastern Ellesmere Island , forming the southern edge of the Darling Peninsula . Dobbin Bay is 28   km (17   mi) [1] to the northeast. Body of water Allman Bay Allman Bay Location in Nunavut Locatio

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