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Coast / Coast

#1 Santa María Island, Chile

Santa María Island is a sparsely inhabited Chilean island located off the coast of Coronel . Santa María Island has been witness to important events in the history of Chile and the world. For other uses, see Santa Maria Island (disambiguation) . Isla Santa María Native name: Santa María Gulf of Arau

#2 Westgate-on-Sea

Westgate-on-Sea is a seaside town and civil parish on the north-east coast of Kent , England. It is within the Thanet local government district and borders the larger seaside resort of Margate . Its two sandy beaches have remained a popular tourist attraction since the town's development in the 1860

#3 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

#4 Rockaway, Queens

The Rockaway Peninsula , commonly referred to as The Rockaways or Rockaway , is a peninsula at the southern edge of the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island , New York . Relatively isolated from Manhattan and other more urban parts of the city, Rockaway became a popular summer retreat in t

#5 Knoydart

Knoydart / ˈ n ɔɪ d ər t , ˈ n ɔɪ d ɑːr t / ( listen ) ( Scottish Gaelic : Cnòideart ) is a peninsula in Lochaber , Highland , on the west coast of Scotland . Knoydart is sandwiched between Lochs Nevis and Hourn — often translated as "Loch Heaven" (from the Gaelic Loch Néimh ) and "Loch Hell" (Gaeli

#6 Panama Canal

The Panama Canal ( Spanish: Canal de Panamá ) is an artificial 82   km (51   mi) waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean and divides North and South America. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a conduit for maritime trade. One of the largest and mos

#7 Batangan Peninsula

The Ba Làng An Peninsula ( Vietnamese : mũi Ba Làng An , lit.   ' land nose of Three Villages called An ' ) is a peninsula in Quảng Ngãi Province , Vietnam, northeast of Quảng Ngãi and 32   km south of Chu Lai . The name was often mispronounced as "Ba Tang An" and known as Batangan during the Vietna

#8 Northern Neck

The Northern Neck is the northernmost of three peninsulas (traditionally called "necks" in Virginia) on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in the Commonwealth of Virginia (along with the Middle Peninsula and the Virginia Peninsula ). The Potomac River forms the northern boundary of the peninsul

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Island / Island

#1 Scharhörn

Scharhörn is an uninhabited island in the North Sea belonging to the city of Hamburg , Germany . The once most important daymark on the north sea coast, the Scharhörnbake , was maintained here by the City of Hamburg from 1440 to 1979. For other uses, see Scharhorn (disambiguation) . Scharhörn Aerial

#2 Phuket province

Phuket ( / ˌ p uː ˈ k ɛ t / ; Thai : ภูเก็ต , [pʰūː.kèt] ( listen ) , Malay : Bukit or Tongkah ) is one of the southern provinces ( changwat ) of Thailand . It consists of the island of Phuket, the country's largest island , and another 32 smaller islands off its coast. [5] It lies off the west coas

#3 Roa Island

Roa Island lies just over half a mile (1   km) south of the village of Rampside at the southernmost point of the Furness Peninsula in Cumbria , though formerly in the county of Lancashire north of the sands. It is located at 54°5′N 3°10′W ( OS grid ref. SD 233650). It is one of the Islands of Furnes

#4 Elizabeth Island (Cape Horn)

Elizabeth Island is the name given to an island off the tip of South America visited by Sir Francis Drake in September 1578, during his circumnavigation of the globe. The island was not seen again and is regarded as a phantom . Various suggestions have been offered as to where Drake landed. Phantom

#5 Saint Barthélemy

Saint Barthélemy ( French : Saint-Barthélemy , [sɛ̃ baʁtelemi] ), officially the Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Barthélemy , [5] is an overseas collectivity of France [6] in the Caribbean . It is often abbreviated to St-Barth in French, and St. Barts in English. [7] The island lies about 30 kilo

#6 Ko Kut district

Ko Kut ( Thai : เกาะกูด , pronounced [kɔ̀ʔ kùːt] ) is a district ( amphoe ) of Trat province , eastern Thailand , consisting of a group of islands. With a population of 2,894 in 2011, it is the district with the smallest population of all Thailand. District in Trat, Thailand Ko Kut เกาะกูด District

#7 Elliott Key

Elliott Key is the northernmost of the true Florida Keys (those 'keys' which are ancient coral reefs lifted above the present sea level ), and the largest key north of Key Largo . [1] It is located entirely within Biscayne National Park , in Miami-Dade County, Florida , east of Homestead, Florida .

#8 Mailu Island

Mailu Island (sometimes known as the Toulon Island [1] ) is a small, 1.8   km long, island in Central Province , Papua New Guinea . It lies 250   km ESE from Port Moresby . Place in Central Province, Papua New Guinea Mailu Island Mailu Island Location within Papua New Guinea Coordinates: 10.387°S 14

#9 Vilkitsky Island (East Siberian Sea)

Vilkitsky Island ( Russian : Остров Вильки́цкого , tr. Ostrov Vilkitskogo ; Yakut : Вилькицкай Aрыыта , romanized:   Vil'kitskay Arııta ) is the southernmost island of the De Long group in the northern part of the East Siberian Sea . The nearest island is Zhokhov Island . Administratively Vilkitsky

#10 Ko Chang district

Ko Chang ( Thai : เกาะช้าง , pronounced [kɔ̀ʔ t͡ɕʰáːŋ] ) is an amphoe (district) in Trat province , Thailand . It is on the Gulf of Thailand 's eastern seaboard, 300   km (190   mi) from Bangkok, near the border with Cambodia . [1] "Ko Chang" redirects here. For other uses, see Ko Chang (disambiguat

#11 Nagazou

Nagazou , Nagazoo or Nagazu (Arabic: نقزو) is an island in the Nile River , located within the state of Sudan , 16 :28' :18.55" N & 32 :48'   : 51.47" E (GPS) on Google maps. It lies about 100km north of Khartoum , and 18 kilometers north of the Sixth Cataract . It is the last island in an archipela

#12 Dongding Island

Dongding Island [8] [9] ( Chinese : 東碇 島 [10] / 東椗 島 [11] [12] ; pinyin : Dōngdìng Dǎo ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī : Tang-tiāⁿ ) is an 0.0160 square kilometer [7] island in the Taiwan Strait in Jinhu Township , Kinmen County (Quemoy), Fujian Province , Republic of China (Taiwan). The island is the southernmost poi

#13 Île de la Cité

Île de la Cité ( French:   [il də la site] ; English: City Island ) [1] is an island in the river Seine in the center of Paris . In the 4th century, it was the site of the fortress of the Roman governor. In 508, Clovis I , the first King of the Franks, established his palace on the island. In the 12

#14 Raoul Island

Raoul Island ( Sunday Island ), the largest and northernmost of the main Kermadec Islands , 900   km (560   mi) south south-west of 'Ata Island of Tonga and 1,100   km (680   mi) north north-east of New Zealand's North Island , has been the source of vigorous volcanic activity during the past severa

#15 Santa Isabel Island

Santa Isabel Island (also known as Isabel , Ysabel and Mahaga ) is the longest in Solomon Islands , the third largest in terms of surface area, and the largest in the group of islands in Isabel Province . Santa Isabel Map of Santa Isabel, neighboring islands, and towns and villages Geography Locatio

#16 Utirik Atoll

Utirik Atoll or Utrik Atoll ( Marshallese : Utrōk , [wudˠ(ɯ)rˠɤk] [1] ) is a coral atoll of 10 islands in the Pacific Ocean, and forms a legislative district of the Ratak Chain of the Marshall Islands . Its total land area is only 2.4 square kilometres (0.94   sq   mi) , but it encloses a lagoon wit

#17 Terceira Island

Terceira ( Portuguese pronunciation:   [tɨɾˈsɐjɾɐ] ) is a volcanic island in the Azores archipelago, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean . It is one of the larger islands of the archipelago, with a population of 53,311 inhabitants in an area of approximately 396.75 square kilometres (153.19 sq

#18 Amchitka

Amchitka ( / æ m ˈ tʃ ɪ t k ə / ; Aleut : Amchixtax̂ ; [1] [ page   needed ] Russian : Амчитка ) is a volcanic, tectonically unstable and uninhabited island in the Rat Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in southwest Alaska . It is part of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge . The island,

#19 Wuqiu, Kinmen

Wuqiu ( Wuchiu , Wuciou , Ockseu [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] ) ( Puxian Min : Ou-chhiu , Hakka: Vû-hiu-hiông ) is a group of islands comprising two major islands, namely Greater Qiu Islet and Smaller Qiu Islet, in the Taiwan Strait . Administratively, Wuqiu Township [14] is a rural t

#20 Fangataufa

Fangataufa (or Fangatafoa ) is a small, low, narrow, coral atoll in the eastern side of the Tuamotu Archipelago . It was formerly known as Cockburn Island. Along with its neighboring atoll, Moruroa , it has been the site of nuclear bomb tests, with 14 of them that took place on Fangataufa. Atoll in

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Mountains / Mountains

#1 Pic du Midi de Bigorre

The Pic du Midi de Bigorre or simply the Pic du Midi (elevation 2,877   m (9,439   ft) ) is a mountain in the French Pyrenees . It is the site of the Pic du Midi Observatory. Not to be confused with Pic du Midi d'Ossau . Pic du Midi de Bigorre Highest   point Elevation 2,877   m (9,439   ft) Promine

#2 Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain is one of the North Shore Mountains of the Pacific Ranges in the District Municipality of North Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada . With a maximum elevation of over 1,200m (4,100ft) at its peak, the mountain is the site of an alpine ski area , Grouse Mountain Resort, which overlo

#3 Dents du Midi

The Dents du Midi ( French : "teeth of noon") are a three-kilometre-long mountain range in the Chablais Alps in the canton of Valais , Switzerland . Overlooking the Val d'Illiez and the Rhône valley to the south, they face the Lac de Salanfe , an artificial reservoir, and are part of the geological

#4 Acherkogel

The Acherkogel is a mountain in the Austrian Alps with a 3,008   m   above sea level (AA) high summit. It is the northernmost three-thousander in the state of Tyrol. It dominates the village of Oetz in the lower valley of the River Ötz , where high rock faces rise to the northwest and southwest. To

#5 Muztagh Tower

Muztagh Tower ( Urdu : مز تاغ ٹاور ), also: Mustagh Tower ; Muztagh : ice tower), is a mountain in the Baltoro Muztagh , part of the Karakoram range in Baltistan on the border of the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China . [2] It stands between the ba

#6 Mount Feathertop

Mount Feathertop is the second-highest mountain in the Australian state of Victoria and is part of the Australian Alps and is located within the Alpine National Park . It rises to 1,922 metres (6,306   ft) and is usually covered in snow from June to September. Unlike most mountains in the Australian

#7 Königspitze

The Königspitze ( German : Königspitze ; Italian : Gran Zebrù ) is a mountain of the Ortler Alps on the border between South Tyrol and the Province of Sondrio ( Lombardy ), Italy . After the Ortler , it is the second highest peak in the Ortler Alps, at a height of 3,851m. [1] Mountain in Italy König

#8 Mount Barnard (Alsek Ranges)

Mount Barnard , also named Boundary Peak 160 , is a mountain in Alaska and British Columbia , located on the Canada–United States border , and part of the Alsek Ranges of the Saint Elias Mountains . [2] In 1923 Boundary Peak 160 was named Mount Barnard in honour of Edward Chester Barnard , a U.S. Bo

#9 Saraghrar

Saraghrar ( Urdu : سراغرار ) is the fourth highest independent peak in the Hindu Kush . The entire Saraghrar massif is a huge, irregular stretched plateau at elevation around 7,000   m (22,966   ft) , lying above vertical granite and ice faces, which protect it all around. Its distinct summits are p

#10 Pukekawa

Pukekawa is a town in the Lower Waikato River area of New Zealand's North Island , 66   km south of central Auckland . The area's fertile soils are used to grow a range of vegetables, including onions, potatoes and carrots. The town was in the Franklin District until the district's abolition in 2010

#11 Schesaplana

The Schesaplana is the highest mountain in the Rätikon mountain range at the border between Vorarlberg , Austria and Graubünden , Switzerland . It has an elevation of 2,964.3   m (9,725   ft) . Mountain in Switzerland This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article i

#12 Mount Steel

Mount Steel is a 6,225-foot-elevation (1,897 meter) mountain summit located in the Olympic Mountains , in Jefferson County of Washington state. [3] It is situated in Olympic National Park and the Daniel J. Evans Wilderness . The nearest higher neighbor is Mount Duckabush , 1.36   mi (2.19   km) to t

#13 Piz Buin Pitschen

Piz Buin Pitschen ( Rumantsch ) or Kleiner Piz Buin ( German ) is a peak in the Silvretta Alps . The Piz Buin Pitschen lies western of his higher neighbor the Piz Buin Grond or Großer Piz Buin. Mountain in Switzerland Piz Buin Pitschen     ( Romansh ) Kleiner Piz Buin     ( German ) View from the no

#14 Saser Kangri

Saser Kangri (or Sasir Kangri ) is a mountain in India . It is the highest peak in the Saser Muztagh , the easternmost subrange of the Karakoram range . [3] Sasir Kangri is located within Ladakh , the northernmost union territory in India. Mountain in India Saser Kangri Saser Kangri III (left), Sase

#15 Kamaʻehuakanaloa Seamount

Kamaʻehuakanaloa Seamount [6] (previously known as Lōʻihi ) is an active submarine volcano about 22   mi (35   km) off the southeast coast of the island of Hawaii . [7] The top of the seamount is about 3,200   ft (975   m) below sea level . This seamount is on the flank of Mauna Loa , the largest sh

#16 Kalmit

The Kalmit is the highest peak in the Palatinate Forest and the second highest (after the Donnersberg ) in the Palatinate region of Germany . It is 672.6   m   above   sea level (NHN) [1] and located 5.5 kilometres (3.4   mi) south of the town of Neustadt an der Weinstraße . Kalmit The Kalmit Highes

#17 Brammah

Brammah is a mountain massif in the Kishtwar Himalayas of Jammu and Kashmir , India , east of the town of Kishtwar and near the border with Himachal Pradesh . It comprises four peaks, listed in order from west to east: Brammah I ( 6,416   m (21,050   ft) , first ascent 1973), Flat Top ( 6,103   m (2

#18 List of people who died on the Presidential Range

The Presidential Range in the White Mountains of New Hampshire consist of a series of mountains whose maximum elevation reaches 6,288 feet (1,917   m) and represent some of the highest mountains in the United States east of the Mississippi River . Fatalities in this area are dominated by those that

#19 Labuche Kang III/East

Labuche Kang III , also known as Labuche Kang East ( 7,250 metres (23,790   ft) ), is a mountain located on the Labuche Kang massif in Tibet Autonomous Region and is one of the highest unclimbed mountains in the world after Gangkhar Puensum . [2] The former second highest unclimbed mountain, Saser K

#20 Mount Everest

Mount Everest ( Nepali : सगरमाथा , romanized:   Sagarmāthā ; Tibetan : Chomolungma ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ ; Chinese : 珠穆朗玛峰 ; pinyin : Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng ) is Earth's highest mountain above sea level , located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas . The China–Nepal border runs across its summit poin

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Reservoir / Reservoir

#1 Lake Athabasca

Lake Athabasca ( / ˌ æ θ ə ˈ b æ s k ə / ; French: lac Athabasca ; from Woods Cree: aðapaskāw , "[where] there are plants one after another") [6] is located in the north-west corner of Saskatchewan and the north-east corner of Alberta between 58° and 60° N in Canada. The lake is 26% in Alberta and 7

#2 New Caoling Lake

New Caoling Lake [2] ( Chinese : 新草嶺潭 ; pinyin : Xīn Cǎolǐng Tán ) [Note 1] was a short-lived barrier lake on the border of Gukeng , Yunlin County and Meishan , Chiayi County , near the village of Caoling in Taiwan . Located on the Qingshui River, a tributary of the Zhuoshui River , the lake formed

#3 Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir is a pumped storage freshwater reservoir in eastern England near the Essex coast, with an area of 700 hectares (1,700 acres) . Most of its water is pumped from the River Stour . It is the largest body of freshwater in Essex. Reservoir in the United Kingdom Abberton Reservoir Site

#4 Hackensack Water Company Complex

The Hackensack Water Company Complex is a set of historic buildings in Weehawken, New Jersey , registered in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places . The Hackensack Water Company, a predecessor of Suez North America , developed water supply and storage in northeastern New Jersey from the 1870

#5 Suki Kinari Hydropower Project

SK Hydro also known as Suki Kinari HPP , is an under-construction, [1] run-of-the-river hydropower project located on the Kunhar river in the Kaghan valley of Mansehra District Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , which has an installed generation capacity of 874 MW. This article uses bare URLs , which are uninform

#6 Lake Koocanusa

Lake Koocanusa ( KUU - KAN - U - S - A ) is a reservoir in British Columbia ( Canada ) and Montana ( United States ) formed by the damming of the Kootenai River by the Libby Dam in 1972. The Dam was formally dedicated by President Gerald Ford on August 24, 1975. [1] The Kootenai Bridge over Lake Koo

#7 Senanayake Samudraya

Senanayake Samudraya ( Sinhala : සේනානායක සමූද්‍රය, Tamil : சேனானாயக்க சமூத்ரய) is the biggest reservoir and man-made lake in Sri Lanka . It is locally known as the sea ( Sinhala :සමූද්‍රය samudraya , Tamil :கடல்). Senanayake Samudraya was opened on 28 August 1949 under the Gal Oya Multipurpose Sche

#8 Atatürk Dam

The Atatürk Dam ( Turkish : Atatürk Barajı ), originally the Karababa Dam , is the third largest dam in the world and it is a zoned rock-fill dam with a central core [1] on the Euphrates River on the border of Adıyaman Province and Şanlıurfa Province in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey . B

#9 Lake of the Arbuckles

The Lake of the Arbuckles is a reservoir located in southern Oklahoma , 8 miles (13   km) southwest of Sulphur in Murray County . The lake covers 2,350 acres (950   ha) and is a principal water supply reservoir for the city of Ardmore, some 30   mi (48   km) to the southwest. It also supplies water

#10 Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is surrounded on the north, west, and southwest by the Canadian province of Ontario , and on the south and east by the U.S. state of New York , whose water boundaries, along the international border , meet in the middle of the lake. On

#11 Lake Urmia

Lake Urmia ( Persian : دریاچهٔ ارومیه , romanized :   Daryâče-ye Orumiye ; Azerbaijani : اۇرمۇ گؤلۆ , romanized :   Urmu gölü ; Armenian : Կապուտան , romanized :   Kaputan ) is an endorheic salt lake in Iran . [5] [6] The lake is located between the provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan i

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River / River

#1 Amazon River

The Amazon River ( UK : / ˈ æ m ə z ən / , US : / ˈ æ m ə z ɒ n / ; Spanish : Río Amazonas , Portuguese : Rio Amazonas ) in South America is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world, and the disputed longest river system in the world in comparison to the Nile . [2] [16] [n 2] Majo

#2 Derby Canal

The Derby Canal ran 14 miles (23   km) from the Trent and Mersey Canal at Swarkestone to Derby and Little Eaton , and to the Erewash Canal at Sandiacre , in Derbyshire , England. The canal was authorised by an Act of Parliament in 1793 and was fully completed in 1796. It featured a level crossing of

#3 White Sea–Baltic Canal

The White Sea–Baltic Canal ( Russian : Беломо́рско-Балти́йский кана́л , Byelomorsko-Baltiyskiy kanal , BBK ), often abbreviated to White Sea Canal ( Belomorkanal ) is a ship canal in Russia opened on 02/08/1933. It connects the White Sea , in the Arctic Ocean , with Lake Onega , which is further con

#4 River Frome, Stroud

The River Frome , once also known as the Stroudwater , [1] is a small river in Gloucestershire , England. It is to be distinguished from another River Frome in Gloucestershire, the Bristol Frome , and the nearby River Frome, Herefordshire . The river is approximately 25 miles (40   km) long. [2] [3]

#5 Bystroye Canal

The Deepwater Navigation Course "Danube   –   Black Sea is a deep-water canal in the Danube Delta that runs through the Danube Delta distributaries Chilia, Old Istambul and "Bystroe". Through most of its length it coincides with the Romania-Ukraine border that stretches along Danube. The canal is se

#6 Padma River

The Padma ( Bengali : পদ্মা Pôdma ) is a major river in Bangladesh . It is the main distributary of the Ganges , flowing generally southeast for 120 kilometres (75   mi) to its confluence with the Meghna River near the Bay of Bengal . [1] The city of Rajshahi is situated on the banks of the river. [

#7 Yukon River

The Yukon River ( Gwich'in : Ųųg Han or Yuk Han , Yup'ik : Kuigpak , Inupiaq : Kuukpak , Deg Xinag : Yeqin , Hän : Tth'echù or Chuu k'onn , Southern Tutchone : Chu Nìikwän, Russian : Юкон , romanized :   Yukon ) is a major watercourse of northwestern North America. From its source in British Columbi

#8 Lachine Canal

The Lachine Canal ( canal de Lachine in French ) is a canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal , Quebec , Canada, running 14.5 kilometres (9 miles) from the Old Port of Montreal to Lake Saint-Louis , through the boroughs of Lachine , Lasalle and Sud-Ouest . Canal in sout

#9 River Pang

The River Pang is a small chalk stream river in the west of the English county of Berkshire , and a tributary of the River Thames . It runs for approximately 23 kilometres (14   mi) from its source near the village of Compton to its confluence with the Thames in the village of Pangbourne . River in

#10 Chesterfield Canal

The Chesterfield Canal is a narrow canal in the East Midlands of England and it is known locally as 'Cuckoo Dyke'. [1] It was one of the last of the canals designed by James Brindley , who died while it was being constructed. It was opened in 1777 and ran for 46 miles (74   km) from the River Trent

#11 Willamette Falls Locks

The Willamette Falls Locks are a lock system on the Willamette River in the U.S. state of Oregon . Opened in 1873 and closed since 2011, they allowed boat traffic on the Willamette to navigate beyond Willamette Falls and the T.W. Sullivan Dam . Since their closure in 2011 the locks are classified to

#12 Bohemia River

The Bohemia River is a 4.7-mile-long (7.6   km) [1] tributary of the Elk River on the Delmarva Peninsula . It is located in Cecil County , Maryland , with its headwaters extending into New Castle County , Delaware . Little Bohemia Creek, August 24, 2008 The Bohemia River begins east of Hacks Point,

#13 Kishwaukee River

The Kishwaukee River , locally known as simply The Kish , is a 63.4-mile-long (102.0   km) [2] river in the U.S. state of Illinois . [3] It is a tributary of the Rock River [4] and its name derives from the Potowatomi word for "river of the sycamore ". [5] River in the United States Kishwaukee River

#14 Santa Cruz River (Argentina)

Santa Cruz River ( Spanish : Río Santa Cruz ) is a river in the Argentine province of Santa Cruz . The Santa Cruz begins at the shore of the Viedma and Argentino Lakes , of glacial origin and located in the Los Glaciares National Park , and runs 385 kilometres (239   mi) eastwards before reaching th

#15 River Otter, Devon

The River Otter is a river that rises in the Blackdown Hills just inside the county of Somerset , England near Otterford , then flows south through East Devon . [3] It enters the English Channel at the western end of Lyme Bay , part of the Jurassic Coast , a UNESCO World Heritage Site . The Permian

#16 Indiana Canal Company

The Indiana Canal Company was a corporation first established in 1805 for the purpose of building a canal around the Falls of the Ohio on the Indiana side of the Ohio River . After several attempts, and possible sabotage by a supporter of the Louisville and Portland Canal , the project was ended. Wh

#17 Blackburn Brook

The Blackburn Brook is a stream in Sheffield , South Yorkshire , England which flows through the Blackburn Valley along the M1 and Ecclesfield Road and joins the River Don near the Meadowhall shopping centre . [1] Downstream from the A61 road at Chapeltown the Blackburn Brook is defined as a main ri

#18 River Medway

The River Medway is a river in South East England . It rises in the High Weald , East Sussex and flows through Tonbridge , Maidstone and the Medway conurbation in Kent , before emptying into the Thames Estuary near Sheerness , a total distance of 70 miles (113   km) . About 13 miles (21   km) of the

#19 Des Plaines River

The Des Plaines River ( / d ɪ s ˈ p l eɪ n z / ) is a river that flows southward for 133 miles (214   km) [2] through southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois [3] in the United States Midwest , eventually meeting the Kankakee River west of Channahon to form the Illinois River , a tributary of the Mi

#20 Bread and Cheese Creek

Bread and Cheese Creek is a tributary of the Back River in Baltimore County , Maryland . The creek is 3.2 miles (5.1   km) long, [1] with headwaters just east of the Baltimore city line. It flows east through Baltimore County before emptying into the Back River, which flows into the Chesapeake Bay .

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Sea / Sea

#1 Wool Bay, South Australia

Wool Bay (formerly Pickering ) is a locality and a former government town in the Australian state of South Australia on the east coast of southern Yorke Peninsula . It is located between Stansbury and Coobowie on Yorke Peninsula , approximately 220 kilometres from Adelaide by road, but only just ove

#2 Lake Maracaibo

Lake Maracaibo (Spanish: Lago de Maracaibo; Anu: Coquivacoa) is a lagoon in northwestern Venezuela , the largest lake in South America and one of the oldest on Earth, formed 36 million years ago in the Andes Mountains . The fault in the northern section has collapsed and is rich in oil and gas resou

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