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Coast / Coast

#1 Teignmouth

Teignmouth ( / ˈ t ɪ n m ə θ / TIN -məth ) is a seaside town , fishing port and civil parish in the English county of Devon . It is situated on the north bank of the estuary mouth of the River Teign , about 12 miles south of Exeter . The town had a population of 14,749 at the last census in 2011. [1

#2 Manette Peninsula

The Manette Peninsula is a headland that is part of the larger Kitsap Peninsula , located on the eastern flank of the Kitsap Peninsula , in western Washington (state) , USA.

#3 Sunny Isles Beach, Florida

Sunny Isles Beach ( SIB , officially the City of Sunny Isles Beach ) is a city located on a barrier island in northeast Miami-Dade County , Florida , United States. The city is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Intracoastal Waterway on the west. City in Florida City of Sunny Isles Be

#4 Vesterøya

Vesterøya (West Island) is one of two peninsulas outside Sandefjord , Norway . [1] It is primarily known for its many beaches and idyllic coastal landscape, but there are also numerous trails used for hiking and biking. [2] During the Viking Age , ocean water levels were 3–4 meters higher than today

#5 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

#6 Golden Beach, Florida

Golden Beach is a town located in the northeast corner of Miami-Dade County, Florida , between the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean . As of the 2020 census, the town had a total population of 961. For the beach located on Karpas Peninsula, Cyprus, see Golden Beach, Cyprus . Town in Florida T

#7 Sewell's Point

Sewells Point is a peninsula of land in the independent city of Norfolk, Virginia in the United States , located at the mouth of the salt-water port of Hampton Roads . Sewells Point is bordered by water on three sides, with Willoughby Bay to the north, Hampton Roads to the west, and the Lafayette Ri

#8 Antofagasta

Antofagasta ( Spanish pronunciation:   [antofaˈɣasta] ( listen ) ) is a port city in northern Chile , about 1,100 kilometres (700   mi) north of Santiago . It is the capital of Antofagasta Province and Antofagasta Region . According to the 2015 census, the city has a population of 402,669. [4] For o

#9 Florida

Florida is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States . Florida is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico , to the northwest by Alabama , to the north by Georgia , to the east by the Bahamas and Atlantic Ocean , and to the south by the Straits of Florida and Cuba ; it is the

#10 Palm Jebel Ali

Palm Jebel Ali ( نخلة جبل علي ) is an artificial archipelago in Dubai , United Arab Emirates which began construction in October 2002, was originally planned to be completed by mid-2008 and has been on hold since. [1] Creative Kingdom provided master planning services for the island and Leisure Ques

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Island / Island

#1 Saipan

Saipan ( / s aɪ ˈ p æ n / Chamorro : Sa’ipan , Carolinian : Seipél , formerly in Spanish : Saipán , and in Japanese : 彩帆島 , romanized :   Saipan-tō ) is the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands , a commonwealth of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean . According to 2020 estimates

#2 The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Universal Orlando Resort)

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a themed area spanning two theme parks — Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida —at the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida . The area is themed to the Harry Potter media franchise, adapting elements from the film series and novels by J. K.

#3 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

#4 Adamasta Rock

The Adamasta Rock ( Chinese : 北長洲石 ) is an uninhabited undersea rock in Hong Kong , in the centre of the busy Adamasta Channel between the Chi Ma Wan Peninsula of Lantau Island and Cheung Chau island, in Hong Kong . It falls within the Islands District . This article does not cite any sources . ( Ma

#5 Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ( / ˈ n ɔːr f ə k / , locally / ˈ n ɔːr f oʊ k / ; [8] Norfuk : Norf'k Ailen [9] ) is an external territory of Australia located in the Pacific Ocean between New Zealand and New Caledonia , 1,412 kilometres (877   mi) directly east of Australia's Evans Head and about 900 kilometres (5

#6 Daitō Islands

The Daitō Islands ( 大東諸島 , Daitō-shotō ) are an archipelago consisting of three isolated coral islands in the Philippine Sea southeast of Okinawa . The islands have a total area of 44.427 square kilometres (17.153   sq   mi) and a population of 2,107. [1] Island group within Ryukyu Islands Daitō Isl

#7 Perdido Key, Florida

Perdido Key is an unincorporated community in Escambia County , Florida , United States, between Pensacola, Florida and Orange Beach, Alabama . [1] "Perdido" means "lost" in the Spanish and Portuguese languages . The community is located on and named for Perdido Key, a barrier island in northwest Fl

#8 Rhodes

Rhodes ( / r oʊ d z / ( listen ) ; Greek : Ρόδος , romanized :   Ródos [ˈroðos] ) is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece and is also the island group's historical capital. Administratively, the island forms a separate municipality within the Rhodes regional unit , which is part of the So

#9 Kaʻula

Kaʻula Island , also called Kaʻula Rock , is a small, crescent-shaped island in the Hawaiian Islands . Islet in Kauai County, Hawaii This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page . ( Learn how and when to remove these template messages ) This artic

#10 Dominica

Dominica ( / ˌ d ɒ m ɪ ˈ n iː k ə / [9] [10] [11] or / d ə ˈ m ɪ n ɪ k ə / ( listen ) ; [12] Kalinago : Wai‘tu kubuli ; French : Dominique ; Dominican Creole French : Dominik ), officially the Commonwealth of Dominica , is an island country in the Caribbean . [13] The capital, Roseau , is located on

#11 Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise ( 横浜・八景島シーパラダイス , Yokohama Hakkeijima Shīparadaisu ) is an amusement park consisting of an aquarium, shopping mall, hotel, marina and amusement rides . It is located in Hakkeijima, Kanazawa-ku , Yokohama , Kanagawa , Japan . It opened for business on May 8, 1993. Yok

#12 Northern Mariana Islands

The Northern Mariana Islands , officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands ( CNMI ; Chamorro : Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas ; Carolinian : Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas ), is an unincorporated territory and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 14 isla

#13 Panay

Panay is the sixth-largest and fourth-most populous island in the Philippines , with a total land area of 12,011   km 2 (4,637   sq   mi) and has a total population of 4,542,926 as of 2020 census.   [4] Panay comprises 4.4 percent of the entire population of the country. [5] The City of Iloilo is it

#14 Channel Islands

The Channel Islands ( Norman : Îles d'la Manche ; French : îles Anglo-Normandes or îles de la Manche ) [note 1] are an archipelago in the English Channel , off the French coast of Normandy . They include two Crown Dependencies : the Bailiwick of Jersey , which is the largest of the islands; and the

#15 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

#16 New Providence

New Providence is the most populous island in the Bahamas , containing more than 70% of the total population. [1] It is the location of the national capital city of Nassau , whose boundaries are coincident with the island; it had a population of 246,329 at the 2010 Census; the latest estimate (2016)

#17 Martinique

Martinique ( / ˌ m ɑːr t ɪ ˈ n iː k / MAR -tin- EEK , French:   [maʁtinik] ( listen ) ; Martinican Creole : Matinik or Matnik ; [7] Kalinago : Madinina or Madiana ) is an island and an overseas department/region and single territorial collectivity of France. An integral part of the French Republic ,

#18 List of shipwrecks in the Channel Islands

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

#19 Dubai Maritime City

Dubai Maritime City ( DMC ) is a multipurpose maritime zone. It is a member of the Dubai World group of companies. Maritime city was expected to be fully operational by 2012, but this was postponed, and first phase of the project is expected to be completed by 2021. This article has multiple issues.

#20 Bornholm

Bornholm ( Danish:   [pɒːnˈhʌlˀm] ) is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea , to the east of the rest of Denmark , south of Sweden , northeast of Germany and north of Poland . Occupying an area of 588.36 square kilometres (227.17   sq   mi) , [1] the island had a total population of 39,535 on 1 April 2

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Mountains / Mountains

#1 Gaurishankar

Gaurishankar (also Gauri Sankar or Gauri Shankar; Nepali   : गौरीशंकर ; Sherpa : Jomo Tseringma;) is a mountain in the Nepal Himalayas , the second highest peak of the Rolwaling Himal , behind Melungtse (7,181m). The name comes from the Hindu goddess Gauri, a manifestation of Parvati , and her conso

#2 Jesse Handsley

Jesse Handsley (29 March 1876   – c. 3 June 1916) was an able seaman who served with distinction under Captain Robert Falcon Scott on Scott's first expedition to the Antarctic regions; the Discovery expedition of 1901 to 1904. Royal Navy able seamen and Antarctic explorer This article's tone or styl

#3 Mount Mitake (Tokyo)

Mount Mitake ( 御岳山 , Mitake-san ) is a mountain in the Chichibu Tama Kai National Park near Tokyo , Japan . It stands 929   m (3,048   ft) tall. On the mountain is a Shinto shrine where practices such as Futomani divination take place. Mountain near Tokyo, Japan This article does not cite any source

#4 Hekla

Hekla ( Icelandic pronunciation:   ​ [ˈhɛhkla] ( listen ) ), or Hecla , [2] [3] is a stratovolcano in the south of Iceland with a height of 1,491   m (4,892   ft) . Hekla is one of Iceland's most active volcanoes ; over 20 eruptions have occurred in and around the volcano since 874. During the Middl

#5 Mount Pelée

Mount Pelée or Mont Pelée ( / p ə ˈ l eɪ / pə- LAY ; French : Montagne Pelée , [mɔ̃taɲ pəle] ; Antillean Creole : Montann Pèlé , meaning "bald mountain" or "peeled mountain") [3] is an active volcano at the northern end of Martinique , an island and French overseas department in the Lesser Antilles

#6 Allegheny Mountains

The Allegheny Mountain Range ( / æ l ɪ ˈ ɡ eɪ n i / ; also spelled Alleghany or Allegany ), informally the Alleghenies , is part of the vast Appalachian Mountain Range of the Eastern United States and Canada and posed a significant barrier to land travel in less developed eras. The Allegheny Mountai

#7 Parliament Hill

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

#8 Chaitén (volcano)

Chaitén is a volcanic caldera 3 kilometres (2   mi) in diameter, 17 kilometres (11   mi) west of the elongated ice-capped Michinmahuida volcano and 10 kilometres (6   mi) northeast of the town of Chaitén , near the Gulf of Corcovado in southern Chile . The most recent eruptive phase of the volcano e

#9 Mount Apo

Mount Apo , also known locally as Apo Sandawa , is a large solfataric , dormant stratovolcano on the island of Mindanao , Philippines . With an elevation of 2,954 meters (9,692   ft) above sea level , it is the highest-mountain in the Philippine Archipelago , Mindanao and 24th-highest peak of an isl

#10 List of volcanic eruptions in Iceland

This is an incomplete list of volcanic eruptions in Iceland . Iceland Mid-Atlantic Ridge map Volcanic systems in Iceland Katla 1918 Askja caldera in 1984 Krafla, 1984 Bárðarbunga, Nornahraun-Holuhraun 2014 People on the slopes of Fagradalsfjall, watching the Geldingadalir eruption 2021. Keilir with

#11 Mount Bulusan

Mount Bulusan , also known as Bulusan Volcano , is a stratovolcano on the island of Luzon in the Philippines . Located in the province of Sorsogon in the Bicol Region , it is 70 kilometres (43   mi) southeast of Mayon Volcano and approximately 390 kilometres (240   mi) southeast of the Philippine ca

#12 Mount Redoubt

Redoubt Volcano , or Mount Redoubt ( Dena'ina :  Bentuggezh K’enulgheli ), is an active stratovolcano in the largely volcanic Aleutian Range of the U.S. state of Alaska . Located at the head of the Chigmit Mountains subrange in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve , the mountain is just west of Coo

#13 Volcanoes of east-central Baja California

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

#14 La Verna

La Verna ( Latin : Alverna is a locality on Mount Penna ( Italian : Monte Penna ), an isolated mountain of 1,283 metres (4,209   ft) situated in the centre of the Tuscan Apennines , rising above the valley of the Casentino , central Italy . The place is known especially for its association with Sain

#15 Mount Mackintosh

Mount Mackintosh is an Antarctic mountain , at 74°20′S 162°15′E , [1] and is the northernmost peak in the Prince Albert Mountains range, within the Transantarctic Mountains . The range was discovered in 1841 by James Clark Ross and was extensively explored during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Explorat

#16 Sentinel Peak (Arizona)

Sentinel Peak is a 2,897   ft (883 m) peak in the Tucson Mountains southwest of downtown Tucson , Arizona . The valley's first inhabitants grew crops at the mountain's base, along the Santa Cruz River . The name "Tucson" is derived from the O'odham Cuk Ṣon [tʃʊk ʂɔːn] , meaning "[at the] base of the

#17 Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl ( Spanish pronunciation:   [popokaˈtepetl] ( listen ) ; Nahuatl : Popōcatepētl Nahuatl pronunciation:   [popoːkaˈtepeːt͡ɬ] ) is an active stratovolcano located in the states of Puebla , Morelos , and Mexico in central Mexico . It lies in the eastern half of the Trans-Mexican volcanic be

#18 Mount Gandalf

Mount Gandalf is a 2,391-metre (7,844-foot) mountain summit located in the Cadwallader Range in southwestern British Columbia , Canada . It is situated at the northeast corner of Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park , 35   km (22   mi) north of Pemberton , 56   km (35   mi) west of Lillooet , 2.9   km (2

#19 Kickelhahn

Kickelhahn is a mountain in the northern edge of the Central Thuringian Forest in the municipal area of Ilmenau , Germany. Its summit has an altitude of 861.1 metres (2,825   ft) a.s.l. Mountain in Germany Kickelhahn Highest   point Elevation 861.1   m   above   sea level (NHN) (2,825   ft) [1] Prom

#20 Qiajivik Mountain

Qiajivik Mountain is a mountain in Qikiqtaaluk , Nunavut , Canada . Located in northeastern Baffin Island , it is part of the Baffin Mountains . At 1,965   m (6,447   ft) Qiajivik is the highest mountain in northern Baffin Island and with a topographic prominence of 1,787   m (5,863   ft) it is one

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Reservoir / Reservoir

#1 Skiff Lake (New Brunswick)

Skiff Lake is a lake in Canterbury Parish , York County , New Brunswick , Canada .

#2 Raystown Lake

Raystown Lake is a reservoir in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania . It is the largest lake that is entirely within Pennsylvania . The original lake was built by the Simpson family of Huntingdon as a hydroelectric project. The current 8,300-acre (34   km 2 ) Raystown Lake was completed in 1973 by the A

#3 Lake Minnetonka

Lake Minnetonka ( Dakota : Mní iá Tháŋka [1] ) is a lake located approximately 15 miles (24   km) west-southwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota . Lake Minnetonka has about 23 named bays and areas. [2] The lake lies within Hennepin and Carver counties and is surrounded by 13 incorporated municipalities. A

#4 Lake Las Vegas

Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada , refers to a 320-acre (130   ha) reservoir and the 3,592-acre (1,454   ha) developed area around the reservoir. [2] [3] The area is sometimes referred to as the Lake Las Vegas Resort . It is being developed by 5 companies including Lake at Las Vegas Joint Venture

#5 Cedar Creek Reservoir (Texas)

Cedar Creek Reservoir is a reservoir located in Henderson and Kaufman Counties, Texas ( USA ), 50   miles   (80.5   km) southeast of Dallas . It is built on Cedar Creek , which flows into the Trinity River . Floodwaters are discharged through a gated spillway into a discharge channel that connects t

#6 Cormorant Lake (Minnesota)

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

#7 Chasewater

Chasewater is a reservoir located in the parish of Burntwood [2] and the district of Lichfield in Staffordshire, England. Originally known as Norton Pool and Cannock Chase Reservoir, it was created as a canal feeder reservoir in 1797. [3] The reservoir was created to directly supply the Wyrley and E

#8 Lake Albert (South Australia)

Lake Albert , also known by its Ngarrindjeri name, Yarli , is a notionally fresh water lake near the mouth of the Murray River in South Australia . It is filled by water flowing in from the larger Lake Alexandrina at its mouth near Narrung . It is separated on the south by the Narrung Peninsula from

#9 Thames Barrier

The Thames Barrier is a retractable barrier system built to protect the floodplain of most of Greater London from exceptionally high tides and storm surges moving up from the North Sea . It has been operational since 1982. When needed, it is closed (raised) during high tide; at low tide, it can be o

#10 Dewart Lake

Dewart Lake , (formerly Lake Wawasee before Turkey Lake became Lake Wawasee), is a natural lake southwest of Syracuse in Kosciusko County, Indiana , United States. It was formed during the most recent glacial retreat of the Pleistocene era . Body of water Dewart Lake Dewart Lake Show map of Indiana

#11 Osman Sagar

Osman Sagar is a reservoir in the Indian city of Hyderabad . The lake is around 46   km², and the reservoir is around 29   km², with total level of 1,790 feet and a capacity of 3.9 tmc ft. [1] Dam in Telangana, India Osman Sagar View of Osman Sagar Osman Sagar at Gandipet Show map of Telangana Osman

#12 Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Sam Rayburn Reservoir is a reservoir in the United States in Deep East Texas , 70 miles (110   km) north of Beaumont . The reservoir is fed by the Angelina River , the major tributary of the Neches River . The Reservoir is upstream of the Big Thicket National Preserve. Reservoir in southeast Texas,

#13 Kraftwerk Heimbach

Kraftwerk Heimbach is a hydro-electric power station in Heimbach , North Rhine-Westphalia , Germany. It was built in Jugendstil architecture, completed in 1905, then the largest hydro-electric power station in Europe. It is also known as Urftkraftwerk , because it uses water from the Urft reservoir

#14 Gillham Lake

Gillham Lake is a small reservoir located along the Cossatot River , mostly in Howard County , but also extending westward into Polk County , Arkansas . The lake is 6 miles (9.7   km) from Gillham, Arkansas . Body of water Gillham Lake Gillham Lake Location Howard / Polk counties, Arkansas , United

#15 Lake Parime

Lake Parime or Lake Parima is a legendary lake located in South America . It was reputedly the location of the fabled city of El Dorado , also known as Manoa, much sought-after by European explorers. Repeated attempts to find the lake failed to confirm its existence, and it was dismissed as a myth a

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River / River

#1 Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct ( Welsh pronunciation:   [ˌpɔntkəˈsəɬtɛ] ; Welsh : Traphont Ddŵr Pontcysyllte ) is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Llangollen Canal across the River Dee in the Vale of Llangollen in northeast Wales . Waterway in Wales Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Traphont Ddŵr Pontcysyllte C

#2 Horseley Fields Junction

Horseley Fields Junction ( grid reference SO923986 ) is a canal junction at the western limit of the Wyrley and Essington Canal where it meets the BCN Main Line , at Horseley Fields east of Wolverhampton , in the West Midlands , England . Horseley Fields Junction The second bridge carries the BCN Ma

#3 Ulverston Canal

The Ulverston Canal is a canal in the town of Ulverston , Cumbria , England . It is 1.25 miles (2   km) long and runs from the town to the coast of Morecambe Bay. It is entirely straight and on a single level. It is an isolated canal and does not connect to the main canal network. Ulverston Canal Th

#4 North Canal Historic District

The North Canal Historic District of Lawrence, Massachusetts , encompasses the historic industrial heart of the city. It is centered on the North Canal and the Great Stone Dam , which provided the waterpower for its many mill complexes. [2] The canal was listed on the National Register of Historic P

#5 Wisłok

Wisłok is a river in south-eastern Poland , a tributary of the San River , with a length of 220 kilometres and a basin area of 3,538   km 2 (all in Poland). [1] The root of the name Vis-lok is Indo-European or pre-Indo-European . Not to be confused with Wisłoka . River in Poland Wisłok Location Coun

#6 Mahanoy Creek

Mahanoy Creek is a 51.6-mile-long (83.0   km) [1] tributary of the Susquehanna River in Northumberland and Schuylkill counties, Pennsylvania . There are at least 35 sources of acid mine drainage in the creek's watershed . Anthracite was mined in the upper part of the Mahanoy Creek watershed in the 1

#7 Rochdale Canal

The Rochdale Canal is in Northern England , between Manchester and Sowerby Bridge , part of the connected system of the canals of Great Britain . Its name refers to the town of Rochdale through which it passes. Trans-Pennine navigable channel in northern England Rochdale Canal The castellated railwa

#8 Donets

The Seversky Donets ( Russian : Северский Донец , romanized :   Severskiy Donets ) or Siverskyi Donets ( Ukrainian : Сіверський Донець , romanized :   Siverskyi Donets ), usually simply called the Donets , is a river on the south of the East European Plain . It originates in the Central Russian Upla

#9 Shropshire Union Railways and Canal Company

The Shropshire Union Railways and Canal Company was a Company in England , formed in 1846, which managed several canals and railways. It intended to convert a number of canals to railways, but was leased by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) from 1847, and although they built one railway in

#10 Dye Creek

Dye Creek is an 18.2-mile-long (29.3   km) [2] watercourse in Tehama County, California , United States, that is tributary to the Sacramento River . [3] Dye Creek's watershed is situated in north-central California. The Dye Creek watershed contains rugged terrain areas of oak-studded forest, [4] and

#11 Mahmoudiyah Canal

Mahmoudia Canal ( Greek : Ἀγαθὸς Δαίμων Agathos Daimon or Greek : Μέγας ποταμός Megas potamos ) [1] is a 45-mile-long (72   km) sub-canal from the Nile River which starts at the Nile-port of Mahmoudia and goes through Alexandria to the Mediterranean Sea . It was built to supply Alexandria with food

#12 Wyrley and Essington Canal

The Wyrley and Essington Canal , known locally as "the Curly Wyrley ", is a canal in the English Midlands . As built it ran from Wolverhampton to Huddlesford Junction near Lichfield , with a number of branches: some parts are currently derelict. Pending planned restoration to Huddlesford, the naviga

#13 Günəşli, Lerik

Günəşli ( Talysh : Ozobijon ), (until 2008, [1] Azərbaycan , Azerbagdzhan , and Azerbaydzhan ) is a village and municipality in the Lerik Rayon of Azerbaijan . It has a population of 1,022. The municipality consists of the villages of Günəşli and Babagil . [2] Municipality in Lerik, Azerbaijan Günəş

#14 Chester Canal

The Chester Canal was an English canal linking the south Cheshire town of Nantwich with the River Dee at Chester . It was intended to link Chester to Middlewich , with a branch to Nantwich, but the Trent and Mersey Canal were unco-operative about a junction at Middlewich, and so the route to Nantwic

#15 Khawr Abd Allah

The Khawr Abd Allah ( Arabic : خور عبد الله , Gulf Arabic pronunciation:   [xawr ʕæbdɑɫɫɑ] ) is today an estuary , but once was the point where the Shatt al-Arab emptied into the Persian Gulf . It is located in southern Iraq and northern Kuwait, the Iraq - Kuwaiti border divides the lower portion of

#16 Eightmile River

The Eightmile River has its source along a small drainage into several small swamps in an undeveloped region about three miles east of Bashan in the town of East Haddam, Connecticut . This source is fairly centered between Ackley Road, Hall Kilbourne Road, Usher Swamp Road, and Miles Standish Road.

#17 Dan River (China)

The Dan River ( Chinese : 丹江 ; pinyin : Dān Jiāng ), formerly known as the Dan Shui (丹水) or 800 Li Black River (八百里黑江), is a river located in Shaanxi province in the People's Republic of China . The longest tributary of the Han River , [1] the Dan rises at Heilongkou (黑龙口) in the Qin Mountains of Sh

#18 Lake Washington Ship Canal

The Lake Washington Ship Canal , which runs through the city of Seattle , connects the fresh water body of Lake Washington with the salt water inland sea of Puget Sound . The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks accommodate the approximately 20-foot (6.1   m) difference in water level between Lake Washington a

#19 Middlewich Branch

The Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal is located in Cheshire , in the north west of England, and runs between Middlewich , where it joins the Trent and Mersey Canal , and Barbridge Junction , where it joins the main line of the Shropshire Union Canal . It is 10 miles (16   km) long, an

#20 Red River of the North

The Red River ( French : rivière Rouge or rivière Rouge du Nord ) is a river in the north-central United States and central Canada . Originating at the confluence of the Bois de Sioux and Otter Tail rivers between the U.S. states of Minnesota and North Dakota , it flows northward through the Red Riv

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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 .

#2 Escambia Bay

Escambia Bay is a bay located in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, in the far western Florida Panhandle . The city of Pensacola is located on the western side, and the town of Milton is located on the northeastern end of the two-pronged bay. Both places are the county seats of the respective countie

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