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Coast / Coast

#1 Beach Heat: Miami

Beach Heat: Miami is an American dramedy television series set in Miami Beach, Florida . The show is fashioned after Baywatch and showcases the professional and personal lives of a motley crew of lifeguards. The show was shot exclusively in South Florida and lasted two seasons, with entirely differe

#2 Cape Three Forks

Cape Three Forks or Cape Tres Forcas is a headland on the Mediterranean coast of northeastern Morocco . Cape in northern Morocco Cape Three Forks as seen from the highlands over Melilla to its south Location in Morocco.

#3 Ramsgate

Ramsgate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in east Kent , England. It was one of the great English seaside towns of the 19th century. In 2001 it had a population of about 40,000. In 2011, according to the Census, there was a population of 40,408. Ramsgate's main attraction is its coastline

#4 Pearl Street (Manhattan)

Pearl Street is a street in the Financial District in Lower Manhattan , running northeast from Battery Park to the Brooklyn Bridge with an interruption at Fulton Street , where Pearl Street's alignment west of Fulton Street shifts one block south of its alignment east of Fulton Street, then turning

#5 La Serena, Chile

La Serena ( Spanish pronunciation:   [la seˈɾena] ) is a city and commune in northern Chile , capital of the Coquimbo Region . Founded in 1544, it is the country's second oldest city after the national capital, Santiago . [3] As of 2012, it had a communal population of roughly 200,000, and was one o

#6 Himara

Himara (indefinite Albanian form : Himarë ; Greek : Χειμάρρα , Himarra or Χιμάρα, Himara ) is a municipality and region in Vlorë County , southern Albania . The municipality has a total area of 571.94   km 2 (220.83   sq   mi) and consists of the administrative units of Himarë, Horë-Vranisht and Luk

#7 Islandmagee

Islandmagee ( from Irish : Oileán Mhic Aodha , meaning 'Magee’s island/peninsula' ) [1] is a peninsula and civil parish on the east coast of County Antrim , Northern Ireland , located between the towns of Larne and Whitehead . It is part of the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area and is a spars

#8 Ballycastle, County Antrim

Ballycastle ( from Irish : Baile an Chaistil , meaning 'town of the castle' ) [4] [5] is a small seaside town in County Antrim , Northern Ireland . It is on the north-easternmost coastal tip of Ireland, in the Antrim Coast and Glens Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty . The harbour hosts the ferry to

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Island / Island

#1 Fayu Atoll

Fayu Atoll (also called East Fayu ) is an uninhabited atoll in the state of Chuuk , Federated States of Micronesia . [1] It is located 36   km to the west of Nomwin Atoll and 104   km north of Chuuk Lagoon . Fayu Location of Fayu Atoll in the Pacific Ocean NASA picture of Fayu Atoll In order to dist

#2 Basilan

Basilan , officially the Province of Basilan ( Chavacano : Provincia de Basilan ; Yakan : Wilayah Basilanin ; Tausug : Wilaya' sin Basilan ; Tagalog : Lalawigan ng Basilan ) is an island province of the Philippines located primarily in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region . Basilan Island is the largest

#3 Diomede Islands

The Diomede Islands ( / ˌ d aɪ . ə ˈ m iː d iː / ; Russian : острова́ Диоми́да , ostrová Diomída ), also known in Russia as Gvozdev Islands ( Russian : острова́ Гво́здева , ostrová Gvozdjeva ), consist of two rocky, mesa -like islands: The Russian island of Big Diomede (part of Chukotka Autonomous O

#4 Samos

Samos ( / ˈ s eɪ m ɒ s / , [1] also US : / ˈ s æ m oʊ s , ˈ s ɑː m ɔː s / ; [2] [3] [4] Greek : Σάμος [ˈsamos] ) is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean Sea , south of Chios , north of Patmos and the Dodecanese , and off the coast of western Turkey , from which it is separated by the 1.6-kilometre (

#5 Block Island

Block Island is an island in the U.S. state of Rhode Island located in Block Island Sound approximately 9 miles (14   km) south of the mainland and 14 miles (23   km) east of Montauk Point , Long Island, New York , named after Dutch explorer Adriaen Block . It is part of Washington County and shares

#6 Teän

Teän ( / ˈ t iː ə n / TEE -ən , sometimes written Tean without the diaeresis ; Cornish : Enys Tian [1] ) is an uninhabited island to the north of the Isles of Scilly archipelago between Tresco , 1.5 kilometres (0.9   mi) to the west, and St Martin's , 300 metres (330   yd) to the east. [2] Approxima

#7 Orona

Orona atoll, also known as Hull Island , [1] is one of the Phoenix Islands in the Republic of Kiribati . It measures approximately 8.8   km (5   mi) by 4   km (2   mi) , and like Kanton , is a narrow ribbon of land surrounding a sizable lagoon with depths of 15–20 metres (49–66   ft) . Numerous pass

#8 Hawaiian Islands

The Hawaiian Islands ( Hawaiian : Mokupuni o Hawai‘i ) are an archipelago of eight major islands , several atolls , and numerous smaller islets in the North Pacific Ocean , extending some 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) from the island of Hawai ʻ i in the south to northernmost Kure Atoll . Formerly t

#9 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

#10 Grassy Key

Grassy Key, Florida, is an island in the middle Florida Keys . [1] It is located on U.S. 1 (or the Overseas Highway ), near mile markers 57—60, below the Conch Keys. It has an area of 3.65   km², with a population of 974 as of the census 2000. [2] Island in the middle Florida Keys, United States Gra

#11 Birger Martin Hall

Birger Martin Hall (26 August 1741, in Borås – 10 August 1815, in Västerås ), was a Swedish district medical officer and botanist. He was soon one of Linnaeus' disciples, but chose medicine in front of botany. Portrait of Birger Martin Hall

#12 Flores Island (Azores)

Flores Island ( Portuguese : Ilha das Flores ; Portuguese pronunciation:   [ˈfloɾɨʃ] ) is an island of the Western Group ( Grupo Ocidental ) of the Azores . It has an area of 143   km 2 , a population of 3428 inhabitants, and, together with Corvo Island of the western archipelago, lies within the No

#13 Moshchny Island

Moshchny ( Russian : Мощный ; Finnish : Lavansaari ; Swedish : Lövskär , Estonian : Lavassaar ) is an island in the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea , located some 120   km west of Saint Petersburg . The island is a part of the Leningrad Oblast , Russia . The area of the island is approximately 13.

#14 Atafu

Atafu , formerly known as the Duke of York Group , is a group of 52 coral islets within Tokelau in the south Pacific Ocean , 500 kilometres (310 miles) north of Samoa . [1] With a land area of 2.5 square kilometres (1.0 square mile) , it is the smallest of the three islands that constitute Tokelau.

#15 Uyedineniya Island

Uyedineniya Island (also Uedinenia , Russian : Остров Уединения ; Norwegian : Ensomheden ) is an island located in the central part of the Kara Sea , roughly midway between Novaya Zemlya and Severnaya Zemlya . Its latitude is 77° 29'   N and its longitude 82° 30'   E. It is often labelled as Einsamk

#16 North Rona

Rona [6] ( Scottish Gaelic : Rònaigh ) is a remote, uninhabited Scottish island in the North Atlantic . Rona is often referred to as North Rona to distinguish it from South Rona (another small island, in the Inner Hebrides ). It has an area of 109 hectares (270 acres) and a maximum elevation of 108

#17 Bloody Island (Mississippi River)

Bloody Island was a sandbar or " towhead " ( river island ) in the Mississippi River , opposite St. Louis , Missouri , which became densely wooded and a rendezvous for duelists because it was considered "neutral" and not under Missouri or Illinois control. [1] For other uses, see Bloody Island (disa

#18 Cuttyhunk Island

Cuttyhunk Island [1] is the outermost of the Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts . A small outpost for the harvesting of sassafras was occupied for a few weeks in 1602, arguably making it the first English settlement in New England . Cuttyhunk is located between Buzzards Bay to the north and Vineyard

#19 Banaba

Banaba [notes 1] ( / b ə ˈ n ɑː b ə / ; also Ocean Island ) is an island of Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean. A solitary raised coral island west of the Gilbert Island Chain , it is the westernmost point of Kiribati, lying 185 miles (298   km) east of Nauru , which is also its nearest neighbour. It has

#20 Atauro

Atauro is a small oceanic island ( Portuguese : Ilha de Ataúro , Tetum : Pulau Atauro or Ata'uro , Indonesian : Pulau Kambing ) and municipality ( Portuguese: Município Ataúro , Tetum: Munisípiu Atauro or Ata'uro ) situated north of Dili , East Timor , on the extinct Wetar segment of the volcanic In

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Mountains / Mountains

#1 Kunyang Chhish

Kunyang Chhish or Kunyang Chhish ( Urdu : کنیانگ چھیش ) is the second-highest mountain in the Hispar Muztagh , a subrange in the Karakoram mountains in Pakistan . An alternate variation of the name is Kunyang Kish . Its height, also sometimes given as 7,823 metres (25,666   ft) , is ranked 21st in t

#2 Mount Hamilton (California)

Mount Hamilton is a mountain in the Diablo Range in Santa Clara County , California . The mountain's peak, at 4,265 feet (1,300   m) , overlooks the heavily urbanized Santa Clara Valley and is the site of Lick Observatory , the world's first permanently occupied mountain-top [4] observatory . [5] Th

#3 Ring of Fire

The Ring of Fire (also known as the Pacific Ring of Fire , the Rim of Fire , the Girdle of Fire or the Circum-Pacific belt ) is a region around much of the rim of the Pacific Ocean where many volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur. The Ring of Fire is a horseshoe-shaped belt about 40,000   km (25,

#4 Grünhorn

The Grünhorn (or Gross Grünhorn ) (4,044 m) is a mountain in the Bernese Alps range of the Swiss Alps . It is located on the ridge between the two largest glaciers of the Alps: the Aletsch Glacier to the west and the Fiescher Glacier to the east. To the south lies the Gross Wannenhorn and, to the no

#5 Lagginhorn

The Lagginhorn (4,010 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps in Switzerland . It lies a few kilometres north of the slightly higher Weissmies and also close to the slightly lower Fletschhorn on the north. Mountain in Switzerland Lagginhorn The west face Highest   point Elevation 4,010   m (13,160   ft

#6 Savur-Mohyla

Savur-Mohyla ( Ukrainian : Савур-могила ), often transliterated using the Russian spelling Saur-Mogila ( Russian : Саур-Могила ), is a strategic height in the Donets ridge near the city of Snizhne , located about 5   km (3.1   mi) from the border between Ukraine and Russia 's Rostov Oblast . Height

#7 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

#8 Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea ( / ˌ m aʊ n ə ˈ k eɪ ə / ; [6] Hawaiian:   [ˈmɐwnə ˈkɛjə] ; abbreviation for Mauna a Wākea ) [7] is a dormant volcano on the island of Hawai ʻ i . Its peak is 4,207.3   m (13,803   ft) above sea level, making it the highest point in the state of Hawai ʻ i and second-highest peak of an isl

#9 Mount Iō (Shiretoko)

Mount Iō ( 硫黄山 , Iō-zan ) also Mount Iwo is an active andesitic stratovolcano on the Shiretoko Peninsula of Hokkaidō , Japan . It sits within the borders of the town of Shari . Mount Iō is known for erupting liquid sulphur in the eruptions of 1889 and 1936. [3] Mount Iō literally means, sulphur moun

#10 Mount Drum

Mount Drum is a stratovolcano in the Wrangell Mountains of east-central Alaska in the United States . It is located at the extreme western end of the Wrangells, 18 miles (29   km) west-southwest of Mount Sanford and the same distance west-northwest of Mount Wrangell . It lies just inside the western

#11 Suchý vrch

Suchý vrch German : Dürrer Berg ; Polish : Suchy szczyt (Dry hill); (995 metres) is the highest ( double-peaked ) mountain of Bukovohorská mountains, eastern part of Orlické Mountains , Moravia and Bohemia Czech Republic . Located on the historical border between Bohemia and Moravia , and right on t

#12 Aiguille de Triolet

The Aiguille de Triolet ( 3,870 metres (12,697   ft) ) is a mountain on the eastern part the Mont Blanc massif , on the border between France and Italy . Mountain on the Mont Blanc massif Aiguille de Triolet Aiguille du Triolet from the Pré de Bar glacier Highest   point Elevation 3,870   m (12,700

#13 Mount Sobo

Mount Sobo ( 祖母山 , Sobo-san ) is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains . The 1,756-metre-high (5,761   ft) mountain lies on the border of Taketa and Bungo-ōno in Ōita Prefecture and Takachiho , Nishiusuki District in Miyazaki Prefecture . It is the highest peak in Miyazaki Prefecture. In Ōita Pre

#14 List of mountains of the Alps over 4000 metres

This list tabulates all of the 82 official mountain summits of 4,000 metres (13,123   ft) or more in height in the Alps , as defined by the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA). [1] All are located within France , Italy or Switzerland , and are often referred to by mountaineer

#15 Middle Palisade

Middle Palisade is a 14,018-foot (4,273 meters) peak in the central Sierra Nevada mountain range in the U.S. state of California . It is a fourteener, and lies on the Sierra Crest as part of the Palisades group , a group of prominent Sierra Nevada mountain summits that includes multiple other fourte

#16 Borah Peak

Borah Peak , also known as Mount Borah or Beauty Peak , is the highest mountain in the U.S. state of Idaho [4] and one of the most prominent peaks in the contiguous United States . [5] It is located in the central section of the Lost River Range , within the Challis National Forest in eastern Custer

#17 Mir Samir

Mir Samir , also called Mir Simir , [1] is a mountain in the Hindu Kush in Afghanistan . [2] The first unsuccessful attempt to climb it was in 1959 despite a local tradition that it was unclimbable. The English traveller Eric Newby and the diplomat Hugh Carless attempted to climb Mir Samir in 1956,

#18 Trango Towers

The Trango Towers ( Urdu : ٹرینگو ٹاورز ) are a family of rock towers situated in Gilgit-Baltistan , in the north of Pakistan . The Towers offer some of the largest cliffs and most challenging rock climbing in the world, and every year a number of expeditions from all corners of the globe visit Kara

#19 Chekanovsky Ridge

The Chekanovsky Ridge ( Russian : Кряж Чекановского ; Yakut : Чекановскай томтороот ) is a range of mountains in the Bulunsky District , Yakutia , Russian Federation . The area of the range is uninhabited. Mountain range in Yakutia, Russia Chekanovsky Ridge Кряж Чекановского / Чекановскай томтороот

#20 List of Wainwrights

Wainwrights are the 214 English peaks (known locally as fells ) described in Alfred Wainwright 's seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells (1955–66). They all lie within the boundary of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria , and all but one (Castle Crag) are over 1,000 feet (304.8  

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Reservoir / Reservoir

#1 Lake Lemuria

Lake Lemuria (Pink Lake) ( Ukrainian : Лемурійське озеро) is a small lake in the western part of Syvash Bay in the Kherson region of Ukraine . [2] It is located near the villages of Hryhorivka (Kakhovka Raion)   [ uk ] and Novovolodymyrivka (Kakhovka Raion)   [ uk ] , Lemuria lake has pink water due

#2 Lake Rotoroa (Hamilton)

Lake Rotoroa or Hamilton Lake (officially Lake Rotoroa / Hamilton Lake ) is a lake in Hamilton , Waikato , North Island , New Zealand. It has a surface area of about 54 hectares (133 acres) [2] and an average depth of 2.4 metres (7   ft 10   in) . [3] It is the home of the Hamilton Yacht Club, which

#3 Lake Van

Lake Van ( Turkish : Van Gölü ; Armenian : Վանա լիճ , romanized :   Vana lič̣ ; Kurdish : Gola Wanê ) is the largest lake in Turkey . [3] [4] It lies in the far east of Turkey , in the provinces of Van and Bitlis in the Armenian highlands . It is a saline soda lake , receiving water from many small

#4 Medlow Dam

Medlow Dam is a heritage-listed major gated concrete-walled arch dam across the Adams Creek in the Blue Mountains region, located at Beauchamp Road, Medlow Bath in the City of Blue Mountains local government area of New South Wales , Australia. The dam was designed and built in 1907 by the NSW Depar

#5 Elwha Dam

The Elwha Dam was a 108-ft (33 m) high dam located in the United States , in the state of Washington , on the Elwha River approximately 4.9 miles (7.9   km) upstream from the mouth of the river on the Strait of Juan de Fuca . Dam in Washington, USA Elwha Dam Elwha Dam in 2005 Location Clallam County

#6 Tianjin Water Park

The Tianjin Water Park ( simplified Chinese : 天津水上公园 ; traditional Chinese : 天津水上公園 ; pinyin : Tiānjīn Shuǐshàng Gōngyuán ) is the largest urban park and recreation area in Tianjin , China. The park was formally established in 1951, covering an area of 126.71 hectares. The park is one of Tianjin's l

#7 Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca ( / t ɪ t ɪ ˈ k ɑː k ə / ; [4] Spanish : Lago Titicaca [ˈlaɣo titiˈkaka] ; Quechua : Titiqaqa Qucha ) is a large freshwater lake in the Andes mountains on the border of Bolivia and Peru . This lake is often called the "highest lake" in the world. By volume of water and by surface area,

#8 Lake Palić

Lake Palić ( Serbian : Палићко језеро , romanized :   Palićko jezero ; Hungarian : Palicsi-tó ) is a lake 8 kilometres (5.0   mi) from Subotica , near the town of Palić , in Serbia . It covers an area of 3.8 square kilometres (1.5   sq   mi) . The average depth of the lake is 2 metres (6   ft 7   in

#9 Belo Monte Dam

The Belo Monte Dam ( formerly known as Kararaô ) is a hydroelectric dam complex on the northern part of the Xingu River in the state of Pará , Brazil . After its completion, with the installation of its 18th turbine, in November 2019, the installed capacity of the dam complex is 11,233   megawatts (

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River / River

#1 Arroyo Hondo (Santa Clara County)

Arroyo Hondo is a northwestward-flowing 13.0-mile-long (20.9   km) [2] river in Santa Clara County, California , United States, that lies east of Milpitas . [1] The area is privately owned by the San Francisco Water Department and is closed to public access because of its usage as drinking water. Bo

#2 River Loddon

The River Loddon is a tributary of the River Thames in southern England. It rises at Basingstoke in Hampshire and flows northwards for 28 miles (45   km) to meet the Thames at Wargrave in Berkshire . Together, the Loddon and its tributaries drain an area of 400 square miles (1,036   km 2 ) . [1] Riv

#3 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

#4 Kaczawa

The Kaczawa ( German : Katzbach ), in English Katzbach , is a river in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship in Poland . It springs from the Kaczawskie Mountains near Kaczorów and flows north and northeast through the towns of Świerzawa , Złotoryja and Legnica . Among its tributaries is the Czarna Woda . A

#5 Indus River

The Indus ( / ˈ ɪ n d ə s / IN -dəs ) is a transboundary river of Asia and a trans- Himalayan river of South and Central Asia . [6] The 3,120   km (1,940   mi) [3] river rises in mountain springs northeast of Mount Kailash in Western Tibet , flows northwest through the disputed region of Kashmir , [

#6 Papakating Creek

Papakating Creek is a 20.1-mile-long (32.3   km) tributary of the Wallkill River located in Frankford and Wantage townships in Sussex County , New Jersey in the United States. The creek rises in a small swamp located beneath the eastern face of Kittatinny Mountain in Frankford and its waters join th

#7 Berlin-Spandau Ship Canal

The Berlin-Spandau Ship Canal , or Berlin-Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal in German , is a canal in Berlin , Germany . It was built between 1848 and 1859 to a plan created by Peter Joseph Lenné , and was formerly known as the Hohenzollern Canal or Hohenzollernkanal . Berlin-Spandau Ship Canal View of th

#8 Dearne and Dove Canal

The Dearne and Dove Canal ran for almost ten miles through South Yorkshire , England from Swinton to Barnsley through nineteen locks , rising 127 feet (39   m) . The canal also had two short branches, the Worsbrough branch and the Elsecar branch, both about two miles long with reservoirs at the head

#9 Portage Canal

The Portage Canal was built to connect the Fox River and Wisconsin River at Portage, Wisconsin along the Fox-Wisconsin Waterway . [2] For a time, it completed a route from the north Atlantic Ocean, through the St. Lawrence Seaway and down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico , and back to the

#10 River Windrush

The River Windrush is a tributary of the River Thames in central England. It rises near Winchcombe in Gloucestershire and flows south east for 65   km (40   mi) via Burford and Witney to meet the Thames at Newbridge in Oxfordshire . River in England Windrush The Windrush at Bourton-on-the-Water Loca

#11 Isabel Creek

Isabel Creek is a 18-mile-long (29   km) [2] [3] perennial stream which flows northwesterly along the eastern then northern flank of Mount Hamilton in Santa Clara County . It joins Smith Creek to form Arroyo Hondo north of Mt. Hamilton and is part of the southernmost Alameda Creek watershed. River i

#12 Shimna River

The Shimna River ( Irish : Simhné , meaning river of bulrushes [2] ) is a river in County Down , Northern Ireland . It rises on the slopes of Ott Mountain, in the Mourne Mountains , and enters the Irish Sea at Newcastle , on Dundrum Bay. It is acidic and nutrient-poor, as a result of which its most

#13 Stainforth and Keadby Canal

The Stainforth and Keadby Canal is a navigable canal in South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire , England . It connects the River Don Navigation at Bramwith to the River Trent at Keadby , by way of Stainforth , Thorne and Ealand , near Crowle . [1] It opened in 1802, passed into the control of the River Do

#14 Hurricane Canal

The Hurricane Canal [2] is a hand-excavated irrigation canal that diverted water from the Virgin River to the east side of Hurricane , Utah , United States . United States historic place Hurricane Canal U.S. National Register of Historic Places Show map of Utah Show map of the United States Nearest

#15 River Don Navigation

The River Don Navigation was the result of early efforts to make the River Don in South Yorkshire , England , navigable between Fishlake and Sheffield . The Dutch engineer Cornelius Vermuyden had re-routed the mouth of the river in 1626, to improve drainage, and the new works included provision for

#16 Saimaa Canal

The Saimaa Canal ( Finnish : Saimaan kanava ; Swedish : Saima kanal ; Russian : Сайменский канал ) is a transportation canal that connects lake Saimaa with the Gulf of Finland near Vyborg , Russia. The canal was built from 1845 to 1856 and opened on 7 September 1856 ( Old Style : 26 August 1856). It

#17 River Frome, Dorset

The River Frome / ˈ f r uː m / is a river in Dorset in the south of England . At 30 miles (48   km) long it is the major chalkstream in southwest England. It is navigable upstream from Poole Harbour as far as the town of Wareham . River in Dorset, England River Frome River Frome near Dorchester Loca

#18 History of the Nicaragua Canal

There is a long history of attempts to build a canal across Nicaragua to connect the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean . Construction of such a shipping route—using the San Juan River as an access route to Lake Nicaragua —was first proposed in the early colonial era. Napoleon III wrote an articl

#19 Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ( / n aɪ ˈ æ ɡ ər ə / ) is a group of three waterfalls at the southern end of Niagara Gorge , spanning the border between the province of Ontario in Canada and the state of New York in the United States. The largest of the three is Horseshoe Falls , which straddles the international bo

#20 Humber

The Humber / ˈ h ʌ m b ər / is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England . It is formed at Trent Falls , Faxfleet , by the confluence of the tidal rivers Ouse and Trent . From there to the North Sea , it forms part of the boundary between the East Riding of Yorkshire on the north b

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Sea / Sea

#1 Matavai Bay

Matavai Bay is a bay on the north coast of Tahiti , the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia . It is in the commune of Mahina , approximately 8   km east of the capital Pape'ete .

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