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Coast / Coast

#1 Point Lookout, Queensland

Point Lookout is a headland, small coastal town and locality on the eastern coast of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah), Redland City , Queensland , Australia. [2] [3] [4] At the 2021 census , the locality of Point Lookout had a population of 785 people. [1] Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetM

#2 Moreton Island

Moreton Island (Mulgumpin) is an island on the eastern side of Moreton Bay on the coast of South East Queensland , Australia. [2] The Coral Sea lies on the east coast of the island. Moreton Island lies 58 kilometres (36   mi) northeast of the Queensland capital, Brisbane . 95% of the island is conta

#3 Huriawa Peninsula

Huriawa , commonly known as Huriawa Peninsula or Karitane Peninsula , is a headland on the coast of Otago , New Zealand. It is located 35 kilometres north of Dunedin city centre, immediately to the southeast of the settlement of Karitane . View of Huriawa Peninsula from Puketeraki Lookout, three kil

#4 Bellarine Peninsula

The Bellarine Peninsula ( Wathawurrung : Balla-wein or Biteyong ) [1] is a peninsula located south-west of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia , surrounded by Port Phillip , Corio Bay and Bass Strait . The peninsula, together with the Mornington Peninsula , separates Port Phillip Bay from Bass Strait .

#5 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

#6 Quonset Point

Quonset Point ( / ˈ k w ɒ n s ɪ t / ( listen ) ), also known simply as Quonset , is a small peninsula in Narragansett Bay in the town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island . Its name is widely known from the Quonset hut , which was first manufactured there. Quonset is an Algonquian word meaning "small, l

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Island / Island

#1 Bribie Island

Bribie Island is the smallest and most northerly of three major sand islands forming the coastline sheltering the northern part of Moreton Bay, Queensland , Australia. [1] The others are Moreton Island and North Stradbroke Island . Bribie Island is 34 kilometres (21 miles) long, and 8 kilometres (5.

#2 Farallon de Pajaros

Farallón de Pájaros (from Spanish Farallón de Pájaros , meaning "Birds' Rock"), also known as Uracus or Urracas (from Spanish Urracas , meaning "Magpies"), is a small (2.3   km 2 ) uninhabited volcanic island, the northernmost island in the Northern Mariana Islands chain. Farallón de Pájaros view of

#3 Kendhikolhudhoo (Noonu Atoll)

Kendhikulhudhoo ( Dhivehi : ކެނދިކުޅުދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Noonu Atoll in the northern province of Maldives . The island is among the 10th biggest islands in the Maldives archipelago. Inhabited island in Miladhummadulhu Atoll, Maldives Kendhikulhudhoo Inhabited island Kendhikulhudho

#4 Mount Cleveland (Alaska)

Mount Cleveland (also known as Cleveland Volcano ) is a nearly symmetrical stratovolcano on the western end of Chuginadak Island , which is part of the Islands of Four Mountains just west of Umnak Island in the Fox Islands of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska . Mt. Cleveland is 5,675   ft (1,730   m) h

#5 Goodenough Island

Goodenough Island in the Solomon Sea , also known as Nidula Island, is the westernmost of the three large islands of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands in Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea . It lies to the east of mainland New Guinea and southwest of the Trobriand Islands . [1] It is roughly circular

#6 Darwin's Arch

Darwin's Arch ( Spanish : Arco de Darwin ) was a natural rock arch feature to the south-east of Darwin Island in the Galápagos Archipelago in the Pacific Ocean , and is now a pillar formation. The arch sat on an irregularly shaped, rocky, submerged plateau, nicknamed "the theatre". [1] [2] The arch

#7 Île-à-Vache

Île-à-Vache , ( French , also expressed Île-à-Vaches , former Spanish name Isla Vaca ; all translate to Cow Island ) is a Caribbean island, one of Haiti 's satellite islands. It lies in the Baie de Cayes about 6.5 miles (10.5   km) off the coast of the country's southwest peninsula, roughly between

#8 Santorini

Santorini ( Greek : Σαντορίνη , pronounced   [sandoˈrini] ), officially Thira ( Greek : Θήρα [ˈθira] ) and classic Greek Thera ( English pronunciation / ˈ θ ɪər ə / ), is an island in the southern Aegean Sea , about 200   km (120   mi) southeast from the Greek mainland. It is the largest island of a

#9 Bogoslof Island

Bogoslof Island or Agasagook Island ( Aleut : Aĝasaaĝux̂ [4] ) is the summit of a submarine stratovolcano at the south edge of the Bering Sea , 35 miles (56   km) northwest of Unalaska Island of the Aleutian Island chain. It has a land area of 319.3 acres (1.292   km 2 ) and is uninhabited. The peak

#10 Long Island (Whitsunday Islands)

Long Island is a member of the Whitsunday Island group off the east coast of Queensland, Australia . It is 9 kilometres (5.6   mi) in length and is at its widest point only 400 metres (1,300   ft) . Long Island is the closest island in the Whitsunday group to the mainland of Australia, being only 1

#11 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

#12 Aramburu Island

Aramburu Island is a 17-acre (6.9   ha) island in Richardson Bay , Marin County, California . It, along with Strawberry Spit , came to exist in the 1950s and 1960s as a consequence of dumping dredged material from nearby developments into the bay. In the 1980s, the northern part of the landmass was

#13 Sumatra

Sumatra [lower-alpha 1] is one of the Sunda Islands of western Indonesia . It is the largest island that is fully within Indonesian territory, as well as the sixth-largest island in the world at 473,481   km 2 (182,812   mi. 2 ), not including adjacent islands such as the Simeulue , Nias , Mentawai

#14 Loyalty Islands Province

The Loyalty Islands Province ( French Province des îles Loyauté ) is one of three administrative subdivisions of New Caledonia encompassing the Loyalty Island ( French : Îles Loyauté ) archipelago in the Pacific , which are located northeast of the New Caledonian mainland of Grande Terre . Place in

#15 Velidhoo (Noonu Atoll)

N.Velidhoo ( Dhivehi : ވެލިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Noonu Atoll in the Maldives . Information from Maldives bureau of statistics [2] For other islands, see Velidhoo (disambiguation) . Inhabited island in Miladhummadulhu Atoll, Maldives Velidhoo Inhabited island Velidhoo Velidhoo Locati

#16 Grosse Isle

Grosse Isle ( French : Grosse Île , "big island") is an island located in the St. Lawrence River in Quebec , Canada. It is one of the islands of the 21-island Isle-aux-Grues archipelago . It is part of the municipality of Saint-Antoine-de-l'Isle-aux-Grues , located in the Chaudière-Appalaches region

#17 Zhoushan

Zhoushan listen   ( help · info ) , formerly romanized as Chusan , is an urbanized archipelago with the administrative status of a prefecture-level city in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang . [note 2] It consists of an archipelago of islands at the southern mouth of Hangzhou Bay , off Ningbo

#18 Andaman Islands

The Andaman Islands ( / ˈ æ n d ə m ə n / ) are an archipelago in the northeastern Indian Ocean about 130   km (81   mi) southwest off the coasts of Myanmar 's Ayeyarwady Region . Together with the Nicobar Islands to their south, the Andamans serve as a maritime boundary between the Bay of Bengal to

#19 Sisters' Islands Marine Park

Sisters’ Islands Marine Park is a 400,000 square metre(40ha) marine park located in Southern Islands planning area, Singapore , which was designated a marine protected area (MPA) by the Government of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore in 2014. [2] [3] The park encompasses the land and waters s

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Mountains / Mountains

#1 Glass House Mountains

The Glass House Mountains are a cluster of thirteen hills that rise abruptly from the coastal plain on the Sunshine Coast , Queensland , Australia . The highest hill is Mount Beerwah at 556 metres above sea level, but the most identifiable of all the hills is Mount Tibrogargan which from certain ang

#2 Sister Superior (Utah)

Sister Superior is a 6,037   ft elevation sandstone summit located southeast of The Convent in Grand County of Utah , United States . Sister Superior is located between Professor Valley and Castle Valley , near the city of Moab . It is situated east of Parriott Mesa and southwest of the Fisher Tower

#3 Manaslu

Manaslu ( Nepali : मनास्लु , also known as Kutang ) is the eighth-highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres (26,781   ft) above sea level. It is in the Mansiri Himal , part of the Nepalese Himalayas , in the west-central part of Nepal. The name Manaslu means "mountain of the spirit" and is deriv

#4 Mount Meron

Mount Meron ( Hebrew : הַר מֵירוֹן , Har Meron ; Arabic : جبل الجرمق , Jabal al-Jarmaq ) [1] is a mountain in the Upper Galilee region of Israel . It has special significance in Jewish religious tradition and parts of it have been declared a nature reserve. At 1,208 metres (3,963   ft) above sea lev

#5 Mount Gravatt, Queensland

Mount Gravatt is a southern suburb of the City of Brisbane , Queensland , Australia and a prominent hill and lookout within this suburb ( 27.5428°S 153.0728°E  / -27.5428; 153.0728  ( Mount Gravatt (mountain) ) ). [3] [4] In the 2016 census , Mount Gravatt had a population of 3,366 people. [1] Map

#6 Pumori

Pumori ( Nepali : पुमोरि , Chinese : 普莫里峰 ) (or Pumo Ri ) is a mountain on the Nepal - China border in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas . Pumori lies just eight kilometres west of Mount Everest . Pumori, meaning "the Mountain Daughter" in Sherpa language , was named by George Mallory . "Pumo"

#7 Mount Yōtei

Mount Yōtei ( 羊蹄山 , Yōtei-zan , literally "sheep-hoof mountain") is an active [2] stratovolcano located in Shikotsu-Toya National Park , Hokkaidō , Japan . It is also called Yezo Fuji or Ezo Fuji ( 蝦夷富士 ) , "Ezo" being an old name for the island of Hokkaido, because it resembles Mount Fuji . The mou

#8 Puyehue-Cordón Caulle

Puyehue ( / p ʊ ˈ j eɪ w eɪ / ; Spanish pronunciation:   [puˈʝewe] ) and Cordón Caulle / k ɔːr ˈ d oʊ n ˈ k aʊ j eɪ / are two coalesced volcanic edifices that form a major mountain massif in Puyehue National Park in the Andes of Ranco Province , in the South of Chile. In volcanology this group is kn

#9 Kīlauea

Kīlauea ( US : / ˌ k ɪ l ə ˈ w eɪ ə / KIL -ə- WAY -ə , Hawaiian:   [kiːlɐwˈwɛjə] ) is an active shield volcano in the Hawaiian Islands . Located along the southeastern shore of the Big Island of Hawai ʻ i , the volcano is between 210,000 and 280,000 years old and emerged above sea level about 100,00

#10 Poás Volcano

The Poás Volcano , ( Spanish : Volcán Poás ), is an active 2,697-metre (8,848   ft) stratovolcano in central Costa Rica and is located within Poas Volcano National Park . It has erupted 40 times since 1828, including April 2017 when visitors and residents were evacuated. [2] The volcano and surround

#11 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

#12 Crawfish Valley (Bear Creek)

Crawfish Valley , a wildland in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests of western Virginia, has been recognized by the Wilderness Society as a special place worthy of protection from logging and road construction. [1] Protected natural area in Virginia, United States Crawfish Valley Cr

#13 Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis ( / ˈ n ɛ v ɪ s / NEV -iss ; Scottish Gaelic : Beinn Nibheis [pe(ɲ) ˈɲivɪʃ] ) is the highest mountain in Scotland , the United Kingdom and the British Isles . The summit is 4,411 feet (1,345   m) [1] above sea level and is the highest land in any direction for 459 miles (739 kilometres) .

#14 Mount Victoria (Papua New Guinea)

Mount Victoria is the highest point in the Owen Stanley Ranges in Central Province , Papua New Guinea at 4,038 metres (13,248   ft) . It lies approximately 75   km north-north-east of Port Moresby and can be seen on a clear day from the city. The Mountain was named in honour of the british Queen Vik

#15 Czorneboh

Czorneboh ( German pronunciation: [(t)ʃɔɐ̯nəbo:(ç) ] ; [ needs stress IPA ] Upper Sorbian : Čornobóh [ needs Sorbian IPA ] ) is a mountain between Hochkirch and Cunewalde in Upper Lusatia . Czorneboh is located 10   km. from the German-Czech border north of Šluknov and 8   km. southeast of Bautzen a

#16 Mount Hayachine

Mount Hayachine ( 早池峰山 , Hayachine-san ) is the highest mountain in the Kitakami Range , located in the Tōhoku region of northern Honshū , Japan. With an elevation of 1,917   m (6,289   ft) , it is the second highest in Iwate Prefecture after Mount Iwate . Mount Hayachine is mentioned in 100 Famous

#17 Lhotse

Lhotse ( Nepali : ल्होत्से L'hōtsē Nepali pronunciation:   [] ; Tibetan : ལྷོ་རྩེ Tibetan pronunciation:   [l̥otse] , lho tse , Chinese : 洛子峰 ) is the fourth highest mountain in the world at 8,516 metres (27,940   ft) , after Mount Everest , K2 , and Kangchenjunga . The main summit is on the b

#18 Annapurna II

Annapurna II is part of the Annapurna mountain range located in Nepal , and is the eastern anchor of the range. Mountain in Nepal Annapurna II The Northeastern Face of Annapurna II Highest   point Elevation 7,937   m (26,040   ft) Ranked 16th Prominence 2,437   m (7,995   ft) Parent peak Annapurna I

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Reservoir / Reservoir

#1 Azad Pattan Hydropower Project

The Azad Pattan Hydropower Project is a 700   MW hydroelectric power station on the Jhelum River roughly 7   km upstream of Azad Pattan Bridge in the Sudhanoti District , Azad Jammu and Kashmir , Pakistan and 90   km from Islamabad , the capital city of Pakistan . [2] [3] The project is scheduled fo

#2 Sutton Place, Surrey

Sutton Place , 3 miles (4.8   km) north-east [n 1] of Guildford in Surrey , is a Grade I listed [1] Tudor manor house built c. 1525 [2] by Sir Richard Weston (d. 1541), courtier of Henry VIII . It is of great importance to art history in showing some of the earliest traces of Italianate renaissance

#3 Itaipu Dam

The Itaipu Dam ( Portuguese : Barragem de Itaipu [itɐjˈpu] , Spanish : Represa de Itaipú [itajˈpu] ) is a hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay . The construction of the dam was first contested by Argentina , but the negotiations and resolution of th

#4 McArthur Lake (Ontario)

McArthur Lake is a lake in Ontario, Canada to the south of the city of Timmins . The lake has a rocky shoreline and 13 islands. It is used for recreation in the summer, but freezes in the winter. Due to the harsh climate most of the trees around the lake are conifers. The rocks around the lake have

#5 Folsom Dam

Folsom Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the American River of Northern California in the United States, about 25   mi (40   km) northeast of Sacramento . The dam is 340   ft (100   m) high and 1,400   ft (430   m) long, flanked by earthen wing dams. It was completed in 1955, and officially opened th

#6 Möhnesee

Möhnesee is a municipality in the district of Soest , in North Rhine-Westphalia , Germany. Municipality in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Möhnesee Municipality Möhne Reservoir Coat of arms Location of Möhnesee within Soest district Möhnesee Show map of Germany Möhnesee Show map of North Rhine-Westp

#7 Budd Lake (Michigan)

Budd Lake is a 175-acre (0.7   km 2 ) lake in Clare County , in the central region of Michigan's lower peninsula . Lake in the state of Lakes of Michigan, United States Body of water Budd Lake Looking south from Wilson State Park Budd Lake Location Clare County, Michigan Coordinates 44°01′22″N 84°47

#8 Marbury, Cheshire

Marbury is a small village located at SJ560457 in the civil parish of Marbury cum Quoisley , within the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire , England. It is administered jointly with the adjacent civil parishes of Norbury and Wirswall . The village lies around 3

#9 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

#10 Beech Hill Pond

Beech Hill Pond is a lake in Otis , Hancock County, Maine , in the United States. It is 4.5 miles long, half a mile wide, and up to 104 feet deep. Trout, salmon, and other species of fish have been observed in the lake. Bald eagles and loons also live on the shoreline. Body of water Beech Hill Pond

#11 Quicksand Pond

Quicksand Pond is a pond in Little Compton, Rhode Island . Body of water Quicksand Pond The pond in 2009 Quicksand Pond Show map of Rhode Island Quicksand Pond Show map of the United States Location Little Compton, Rhode Island Coordinates 41.506493°N 71.130044°W  / 41.506493; -71.130044 Lake type

#12 St. Margaret's Bay Hydroelectric System

The St. Margaret's Bay Hydroelectric System consists of three hydroelectric power plants (two collocated in the same building) and the related lake, dam, and river systems driving them. The system is situated within both Lunenburg County and the Halifax Regional Municipality , beginning approximatel

#13 Kariba Dam

The Kariba Dam is a double curvature concrete arch dam in the Kariba Gorge of the Zambezi river basin between Zambia and Zimbabwe . The dam stands 128 metres (420   ft) tall and 579 metres (1,900   ft) long. [1] The dam forms Lake Kariba , which extends for 280 kilometres (170   mi) and holds 185 cu

#14 Möhne Reservoir

The Möhne Reservoir , or Moehne Reservoir , is an artificial lake in North Rhine-Westphalia , some 45   km east of Dortmund , Germany. The lake is formed by the damming of two rivers, Möhne and Heve, and with its four basins stores as much as 135 million cubic metres of water. Body of water Möhne Re

#15 Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe ( / ˈ t ɑː h oʊ / ; Washo : Dáʔaw , meaning "the lake" [4] ) is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. Lying at 6,225   ft (1,897   m) , it straddles the state line between California and Nevada , west of Carson City . Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in N

#16 Lake Hartwell

Lake Hartwell is a man-made reservoir bordering Georgia and South Carolina and encompassing parts of the Savannah , Tugaloo , and Seneca rivers. Lake Hartwell is one of the Southeastern United States' largest recreation lakes. The lake was created by the construction of the Hartwell Dam , completed

#17 Włocławek Reservoir

Włocławek Reservoir [1] ( Polish : Zbiornik Włocławski ) is a water body in the Middle Vistula flow that appeared in 1970 after building of the dam in Włocławek . The length of the reservoir is 58   km from Włocławek to Płock , average width is 1.2   km. It is the biggest reservoir in Poland . Body

#18 Masinga Hydroelectric Power Station

Masinga Hydroelectric Power Station , also Masinga Dam , is an embankment dam on the Tana River , the longest river in Kenya . It straddles the border of Embu and Machakos Counties in Eastern Province and is located about 106   km. (66   mi.), by road, northeast of Nairobi , Kenya's capital and larg

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River / River

#1 Saint George River

The Saint George River is a river in Maine with a watershed of 225 square miles (580   km 2 ) in a unique and historic area of mountains, sea coast, lakes, tidal streams and inlets. The origin of the Saint George River is the outflow of Saint George Lake ( 44°23′42″N 69°18′41″W ) in Liberty . The ri

#2 Loyalhanna Creek

Loyalhanna Creek is a 50-mile (80   km) long tributary of the Kiskiminetas River in Westmoreland County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania . [5] The stream is a popular destination for canoeing and recreational trout fishing . Stream in Pennsylvania, USA Loyalhanna Creek Tributary to Kiskiminetas Riv

#3 Canal du Midi

The Canal du Midi ( French pronunciation:   ​ [kanal dy midi] ; Occitan : Canal del Miègjorn [ka'nal del mjɛdˈd͡ʒuɾ ] ) is a 240   km (150   mi) long canal in Southern France ( French : le Midi ). Originally named the Canal royal en Languedoc (Royal Canal in Languedoc) and renamed by French revoluti

#4 Wey and Godalming Navigations

The River Wey Navigation and Godalming Navigation together provide a 20-mile (32   km) continuous navigable route from the River Thames near Weybridge via Guildford to Godalming (commonly called the Wey Navigation ). Both waterways are in Surrey and are owned by the National Trust . The River Wey Na

#5 Eder (Fulda)

The Eder [ˈeːdɐ] is a 177-kilometre (110   mi) -long major river in Germany that begins in eastern North Rhine-Westphalia and passes in to Hesse , where it empties into the River Fulda . River in Germany Eder Edder The Eder in Edersee when the lake dried out in 2003 Map of the Eder, its tributaries

#6 Kiah Creek

Kiah Creek , a shortened version of "Hezekiah's Creek", is a major tributary of the East Fork of Twelvepole Creek in Lincoln and Wayne counties, West Virginia . This article does not cite any sources . ( September 2017 ) River in West Virginia, United States Kiah Creek Hezekiah's Creek, Carr's Creek

#7 Glasgow, Paisley and Johnstone Canal

The Glasgow, Paisley and Ardrossan Canal , later known as the Glasgow, Paisley and Johnstone Canal , was a canal in the west of Scotland, running between Glasgow , Paisley and Johnstone which later became a railway. Despite the name, the canal was never completed down to Ardrossan , the termini bein

#8 Tygart Valley River

The Tygart Valley River — also known as the Tygart River — is a principal tributary of the Monongahela River , approximately 135 miles (217   km) long, [3] in east-central West Virginia in the United States. Via the Monongahela and Ohio rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River ,

#9 Middle Fork River

The Middle Fork River is a 35.4-mile-long (57.0   km) [5] tributary of the Tygart Valley River in north-central West Virginia , USA. Via the Tygart Valley, Monongahela and Ohio rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River , draining an area of 152 square miles (390   km 2 ) on the ea

#10 Erie Canal

The Erie Canal is a historic canal in upstate New York that runs east-west between the Hudson River and Lake Erie . Completed in 1825, the canal was the first navigable waterway connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes , vastly reducing the costs of transporting people and goods across the A

#11 Ouachita River

The Ouachita River ( / ˈ w ɑː ʃ ɪ t ɑː / WAH -shi-tah ) is a 605-mile-long (974   km) [2] river that runs south and east through the U.S. states of Arkansas and Louisiana , joining the Tensas River to form the Black River near Jonesville, Louisiana . It is the 25th-longest river in the United States

#12 Port Mansfield Channel

Port Mansfield Channel or Mansfield Cut is an artificial waterway encompassing the Laguna Madre positioned at the 97th meridian west on the earth's longest barrier island known as Padre Island . [2] [3] During Post–World War II , the tidal inlet was dredged as a private channel differentiating North

#13 Canal Age

The Canal Age is a term of art used by historians of Science, Technology, and Industry. Various parts of the world have had various canal ages; the main ones belong to civilizations (Egypt, Ancient Babylon), dynastic Empires of India, China, Southeast Asia, and mercantile Europe. Cultures make canal

#14 Loxahatchee River

The Loxahatchee River ( Seminole for river of turtles ) [1] is a 7.6 mile river [2] near the southeast coast of Florida . It is a National Wild and Scenic River , one of only two in the state, [1] and received its federal designation on May 17, 1985. The source of the Loxahatchee River is in Riverbe

#15 List of longest rivers of Mexico

Among the longest rivers of Mexico are 26 streams of at least 250   km (160   mi) . In the case of rivers such as the Colorado , the length listed in the table below is solely that of the main stem . [1] In the case of the Grijalva and Usumacinta , it is the combined lengths of two river systems tha

#16 Beas River

The Beas River ( Sanskrit : Vipāśā ; Hyphasis in Ancient Greek ) is a river in north India . [1] The river rises in the Himalayas in central Himachal Pradesh , India, and flows for some 470 kilometres (290   mi) to the Sutlej River in the Indian state of Punjab . [2] Its total length is 470 kilometr

#17 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

#18 Union Canal (Scotland)

The Union Canal , full name the Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal , is a canal in Scotland, running from Falkirk to Edinburgh , constructed to bring minerals, especially coal, to the capital. It was opened in 1822 and was initially successful, but the construction of railways, particularly the Edinb

#19 Edinburgh Union Canal Society

The Edinburgh Union Canal Society is a charitable canal society on the Union Canal in Edinburgh , Scotland . The Society's main base is Ashley Terrace Boathouse at Lockhart Bridge, near Harrison Park in the Polwarth area of Edinburgh. The society was founded in 1985 and is a founder member of the Sc

#20 Hertford Union Canal

The Hertford Union Canal or Duckett's Cut , just over 1 mile (1.6   km) long, connects the Regent's Canal to the Lee Navigation in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in East London. [1] It was opened in 1830 but quickly proved to be a commercial failure. It was acquired by the Regents Canal Company

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Sea / Sea

#1 Sandy Bay, Tasmania

Sandy Bay is a suburb of the city of Hobart , Tasmania , Australia , located immediately south of the central business district , and adjoining the suburb of Battery Point . Sandy Bay is bounded on the east by the Derwent River , and has several beaches along the shore, the main beaches with public

#2 Algoa Bay

Algoa Bay is a maritime bay in the Eastern Cape , South Africa . It is located in the east coast, 683 kilometres (424   mi) east of the Cape of Good Hope . Maritime bay in the Eastern Cape of South Africa Body of water Algoa Bay Algoa Bay with Port Elizabeth in the foreground Algoa Bay Location in S

#3 Laʻaloa Bay

La ʻ aloa Bay is a popular recreation area in Kailua-Kona , on the Big Island of Hawai ʻ i . La'aloa Bay, also known as Magic Sands Beach, on Christmas night, 2015 La'aloa Bay on a very calm day After a storm the sand all washes out, exposing lava rocks Ruins of an old temple, with scuba diving cove

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