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Coast / Coast

#1 Kinburn Peninsula

The Kinburn Peninsula ( Ukrainian : Кінбурнський півострів , romanized :   Kinburnskyi pivostriv , Turkish : Kılburun ), a peninsula in Southern Ukraine , separates the Dnieper-Bug Estuary from the Black Sea . Administratively the peninsula is divided between two regions each represented by one rura

#2 Manila Dolomite Beach

Manila Baywalk Dolomite Beach , commonly known as Dolomite Beach , is an artificial beach along Manila Bay in Manila, Philippines created through the process of beach nourishment . It is part of an overall integrated coastal zone management aimed at coastal defense of the Manila Bay Rehabilitation p

#3 Edgewater, Chicago

Edgewater is a lakefront community area on the North Side of the city of Chicago , Illinois six miles north of the Loop . The last of the city's 77 official community areas, Edgewater is bounded by Foster Avenue on the south, Devon Avenue on the north, Ravenswood Avenue on the west, and Lake Michiga

#4 Kalogria beach

Kalogria beach ( Greek : Παραλία Καλόγριας ) [1] is the name of a sandy and award-winning with Blue Flag beach [2] that is located in the vicinity of the village Araxos , in Northwestern Peloponnese , Greece . The beach is beside the Sprofylia natural park, it has a length of ~9 Km and width 80m and

#5 Lytham St Annes

Lytham St Annes ( / ˈ l ɪ ð əm s ən t ˈ æ n z / ) [1] is a seaside town in the Borough of Fylde in Lancashire , England. It is on the Fylde coast , directly south of Blackpool on the Ribble Estuary . The population at the 2011 census was 42,954. [2] The town is almost contiguous with Blackpool but i

#6 Plum Island (Massachusetts)

Plum Island is a barrier island located off the northeast coast of Massachusetts , north of Cape Ann , in the United States. It is approximately 11 miles (18   km) in length. The island is named for the wild beach plum shrubs that grow on its dunes, but is also famous for the purple sands at high ti

#7 Clevedon

Clevedon ( / ˈ k l iː v d ə n / , KLEEV -dən ) is an English seaside town and civil parish in the unitary authority of North Somerset , part of the ceremonial county of Somerset . It recorded a parish population of 21,281 in the United Kingdom Census 2011 , estimated at 21,442 in 2019. [1] It lies a

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Island / Island

#1 Atoll K

Atoll K is a 1951 French-Italian co-production film—also known as Robinson Crusoeland in the United Kingdom and Utopia in the United States – which starred the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy in their final screen appearance. The film co-stars French singer/actress Suzy Delair and was directed by Léo Jo

#2 Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia ( UK : / s ən t l uː ˈ s iː ə , - ˈ l uː ʃ ə / ( listen ) , US : / s eɪ n t ˈ l uː ʃ ə / ( listen ) ; French : Sainte-Lucie ) is an island country in the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. [8] The island was previously called Iyonola , the n

#3 Dorman Island

Dorman Island is an island in the Johnstone Strait region of the Central Coast of British Columbia , Canada , located between West and East Cracroft Islands on the north side of the isthmus that joins them at low tide. [1] Until 1940, this, with Farquharson Island, was one of a group named the Doubl

#4 Rikers Island

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

#5 Dinagat Islands

The Dinagat Islands ( Cebuano : Mga Pulo sa Dinagat ; Surigaonon : Mga Puyo nan Dinagat ; Kabalian : Mga Puyo san Dinagat ; Waray : Mga Purô han Dinagat ; Filipino : Mga Islang Dinagat [4] ) are a group of islands constituting a province in the Caraga region in the Philippines , located on the south

#6 Clover Island

Clover Island is a small island in the Columbia River located between the Blue Bridge and the Cable Bridge in Kennewick, Washington . It is roughly 2,400 feet (730   m) long, 700 feet (210   m) wide and has an area of 16 acres (6.5   ha) . The island is owned by the Port of Kennewick. Prior to the c

#7 Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island is an island in New York City 's East River , within the borough of Manhattan . It lies between Manhattan Island to the west, and the borough of Queens , on Long Island , to the east. Running from the equivalent of East 46th to 85th Streets on Manhattan Island, it is about 2 miles (

#8 Sable Island

Sable Island ( French : île de Sable , literally "island of sand") is a small Canadian island situated 300   km (190   mi) southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia , and about 175   km (109   mi) southeast of the closest point of mainland Nova Scotia in the North Atlantic Ocean. The island is staffed year

#9 Pictou Island (Nova Scotia)

Pictou Island is a Canadian island located in the Northumberland Strait approximately seven kilometres (four nautical miles) north of Nova Scotia and nineteen kilometres (ten nautical miles) south of Prince Edward Island . The island has a length of 9.5   km, a width of 2.5   km and a total area of

#10 Dharavandhoo

Dharavandhoo ( Dhivehi : ދަރަވަންދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Baa Atoll . Inhabited island in Maldives Dharavandhoo ދަރަވަންދޫ Inhabited island Dharavandhoo Aerial View (Recent) Dharavandhoo Location in Maldives Coordinates: 05°09′30″N 73°07′50″E Country Maldives Administrative atoll Baa A

#11 Bermuda

Bermuda ( / b ər ˈ m j uː d ə / ; historically known as the Bermudas or Somers Isles ) is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean . The Bermuda archipelago consists of 181 islands with a total land area of 54   km 2 (21   sq   mi) . The closest land outside the territory is in the U

#12 Nantucket

Nantucket / ˌ n æ n ˈ t ʌ k ɪ t / is an island about 30 miles (50   km) [1] south from Cape Cod . Together with the small islands of Tuckernuck and Muskeget , it constitutes the Town and County of Nantucket , a combined county/town government that is part of the U.S. state of Massachusetts . It is t

#13 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

#14 Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ( / h aʊ / ; formerly Lord Howe's Island ) is an irregularly crescent-shaped volcanic remnant in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand , part of the Australian state of New South Wales . It lies 600   km (320   nmi) directly east of mainland Port Macquarie , 780   km (420

#15 Miangas

Miangas or Palmas is North Sulawesi's northernmost island, and one of 92 officially listed outlying islands of Indonesia . Northernmost Island in Indonesia Miangas Native name : Pulau Miangas Wolo Beach on Miangas Miangas Location of Miangas in Indonesia Geography Location Southeast Asia Coordinates

#16 Monastyrskyi Island

Monastyrskyi Island ( Ukrainian : Монастирський острів ) is an island within the boundaries of the Sobornyi district of the Ukrainian city of Dnipro near the right bank of the Dnipro river. Monastyrskyi Island Native name: Монастирський острів Monastyrskyi Island with a church and steep cliffs Geogr

#17 Suluan

Suluan is an island barangay in the Philippines , in the municipality of Guiuan , Eastern Samar . It lies east of Leyte Gulf and west of Emden Deep . The inhabitants of the island were the first Filipinos to trade and interact with Ferdinand Magellan 's expedition which anchored on the nearby (then

#18 Rab

Rab [ɾâːb] ( Dalmatian : Arba , Latin : Arba , Italian : Arbe , German : Arbey ) is an island in the northern Dalmatia region in Croatia , located just off the northern Croatian coast in the Adriatic Sea . Island in Croatia For other uses, see Rab (disambiguation) . Rab Administrative map of Rab Geo

#19 Saysutshun (Newcastle Island Marine) Park

Saysutshun (Newcastle Island Marine) Provincial Park , formally known as Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park , [1] is a provincial park located on a small island off the coast of Nanaimo , British Columbia , Canada. Canadian provincial park Saysutshun (Newcastle Island Marine) Provincial Park IU

#20 Susak

Susak ( Italian : Sansego ; German and French : Sansig ) is a small island on the northern Adriatic coast of Croatia . The name Sansego comes from the Greek word Sansegus meaning oregano which grows in abundance on the island. A small percentage of natives still reside on the island which has increa

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Mountains / Mountains

#1 Asbestos and the law

The mineral asbestos is subject to a wide range of laws and regulations that relate to its production and use, including mining, manufacturing, use and disposal. [1] [2] [3] Injuries attributed to asbestos have resulted in both workers' compensation claims and injury litigation. [4] [5] Health probl

#2 Mount Gilmour

Mount Gilmour ( 76°56′S 144°40′W ) is a mountain 4 nautical miles (7   km) southeast of Mount Passel on the central part of the irregular ridge separating Crevasse Valley Glacier and Arthur Davis Glacier (ex- Warpasgiljo Glacier ), in the Edsel Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land , Antarctica . [1] Mount

#3 Prospect Hill (New South Wales)

Prospect Hill is a heritage-listed hill in Pemulwuy and Prospect in the greater western region of Sydney , New South Wales , Australia. Situated about 30 kilometres (19 miles) west of central Sydney , the hill is Sydney 's largest body of igneous rock and is higher than the ridges of the Cumberland

#4 Rocky Butte

Rocky Butte (previously known as Mowich Illahee [4] and Wiberg Butte ) is an extinct cinder cone butte in Portland , Oregon , United States . It is also part of the Boring Lava Field , a group of volcanic vents and lava flows throughout Oregon and Washington state. The volcano erupted between 285,00

#5 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

#6 Bundaberg Hummock

The Bundaberg Hummock, also referred to as The Hummock, is an extinct volcano [1] remnant situated in the locality of Qunaba east of Bundaberg , Queensland , Australia. Its official (but rarely used) name is Sloping Hummock . [2] The summit of the hill holds both a memorial to Bert Hinkler and the h

#7 Turrialba Volcano

Turrialba Volcano is an active volcano in central Costa Rica that has been explosively eruptive in recent years including 2016 [2] and in January, March and April 2017. [3] [4] [5] [6] Visitors used to be able to hike down into the main crater, but increased volcanic activity in 2014–17, resulting i

#8 Klyuchevskaya Sopka

Klyuchevskaya Sopka ( Russian : Ключевская сопка ; also known as Klyuchevskoi , Russian : Ключевской ) is a stratovolcano , the highest mountain of Siberia and the highest active volcano of Eurasia . Its steep, symmetrical cone towers about 100 kilometres (60   mi) from the Bering Sea . The volcano

#9 Weissmies

The Weissmies 4,017   m (13,179   ft) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps in the canton of Valais in Switzerland near the village of Saas-Fee . It is the easternmost four-thousander of its range. Mountain in the Pennine Alps Weissmies The Weissmies as seen from Lagginhorn Highest   point Elevation 4,0

#10 Mount Manipur

Mount Manipur , formerly known as Mount Harriet [lower-alpha 1] , is the third highest peak in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India . [1] The mountain houses the Mount Manipur Memorial , which commemorates the Manipuri freedom fighters of the Anglo-Manipur War and the Mount Manipur National Park

#11 Numbur

Numbur is a glaciated mountain located in the Rolwaling Himal mountain range of Nepal . [1] The 6,958 metres (22,828   ft) high Numbur is located at 43   km southwest of Mount Everest , on the border of the Janakpur and Sagarmatha zones . Mountain in Nepal Numbur Numbur seen from Dulalthok , Nepal.

#12 Steamboat Mountain (Coconino County, Arizona)

Steamboat Mountain is a 7,410-foot-elevation (2,260   meter) summit located in the Grand Canyon , in Coconino County of northern Arizona , US . [3] It is situated four miles northwest of Holy Grail Temple , and 2.5 miles west-southwest of Timp Point on the North Rim. George Wharton James described i

#13 Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius ( / v ɪ ˈ s uː v i ə s / viss- OO -vee-əs ; Italian : Vesuvio [1] [veˈzuːvjo, -ˈsuː- ] ; Neapolitan : 'O Vesuvio [o vəˈsuːvjə] , also 'A muntagna or 'A montagna ; [2] Latin : Vesuvius [3] [wɛˈsʊwɪ.ʊs] , also Vesevius , Vesvius or Vesbius [4] ) is a somma - stratovolcano located on the

#14 Mount Benson (British Columbia)

Mount Benson [2] ( Halkomelem : Tatch-to-lan, Taitookton ; Chinook jargon : Wakesiah [3] [4] ) is a mountain located on Vancouver Island , British Columbia located 9   km (5.6   mi) west of Nanaimo . At one time, there was road access to the peak as there was a fire lookout at the summit. Today, the

#15 Mormont

Le Mormont is a hill in the Swiss canton of Vaud , rising to an elevation of 605 metres, with a prominence of about 115 metres. It is part of the Éclépens municipality between lakes Neuchatel and Geneva . The name is first recorded in AD 814, as Mauromonte . It is derived from the Roman-era personal

#16 Garbuna Group

The Garbuna Group of volcanoes consists of three volcanic peaks, Krummel, Garbuna, and Welcker, atop a shield volcano . They are located at the southern end of the Willaumez Peninsula, just to the west of the town of Kimbe , in West New Britain, Papua New Guinea . Garbuna contains a large thermal fi

#17 Bredon Hill

Bredon Hill is a hill in Worcestershire , England, south-west of Evesham in the Vale of Evesham . The summit of the hill is in the parish of Kemerton , and it extends over parts of eight other parishes (listed below). The hill is geologically part of the Cotswolds and lies within the Cotswolds Area

#18 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) .

#19 Lajo Dada

Lajo Dada (also known as Langu Himal ) is a mountain peak in Dhaulagiri Zone , Gandaki Province of western-central Nepal . [1] Mountain peak Lajo Dada Lajo Dada, Nepal. Image taken by NASA 's Skylab on December 9, 1973 Highest   point Elevation 6,426 m Coordinates 28°32′45.33″N 85°3′12.18″E Geograph

#20 2021 Cumbre Vieja volcanic eruption

An eruption at the Cumbre Vieja volcanic ridge , comprising the southern half of the Spanish island of La Palma in the Canary Islands , lasted from 19 September to 13 December 2021. [7] It was the first volcanic eruption on the island since the eruption of Teneguía in 1971 . [8] At 85 days, it is th

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Reservoir / Reservoir

#1 Bath Road Reservoir

Bath Road Reservoir is an underground reservoir complex in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire . Located to the North-West of the Bath Road in West Reading , the complex covers 5.38 acres (2.18   ha) . It comprises two underground reservoirs, covered entirely by vegetation, togeth

#2 Antelope Lake (Saskatchewan)

Antelope Lake [1] is an endorheic lake in the south-west corner of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan . The lake is in the Prairie Pothole Region of North America , which extends throughout three Canadian provinces and five U.S. states , and within Palliser's Triangle and the Great Plains ecoregi

#3 Lake Burley Griffin

Lake Burley Griffin is an artificial lake in the centre of Canberra , the capital of Australia . It was completed in 1963 after the Molonglo River , which ran between the city centre and Parliamentary Triangle , was dammed. It is named after Walter Burley Griffin , the American architect who won the

#4 Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier (officially Lake Sidney Lanier ) is a reservoir in the northern portion of the U.S. state of Georgia . It was created by the completion of Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River in 1956, and is also fed by the waters of the Chestatee River . The lake encompasses 38,000 acres (150   km 2 )

#5 Bedok Reservoir

Bedok Reservoir ( Malay : Empangan Bedok , Chinese : 勿洛蓄水池 ; pinyin : Wùluò Xùshuǐchí , Tamil : பெடோக் நீர்த்தேக்கம் ) is a reservoir in the eastern part of Singapore , to the north of Bedok . The reservoir has a surface area of 880,000 m², and a capacity of 12.8 million m³. The mean depth of the re

#6 Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ( GERD or TaIHiGe ; Amharic : ታላቁ የኢትዮጵያ ሕዳሴ ግድብ , romanized :   Tālāqu ye-Ītyōppyā Hidāsē Gidib , Oromo : Hidha Haaromsaa Guddicha Itoophiyaa [6] ), formerly known as the Millennium Dam and sometimes referred to as Hidase Dam ( Amharic : ሕዳሴ ግድብ , romanized :   H

#7 Parambikulam Dam

Parambikulam Dam is an embankment dam on the Parambikulam River , [3] Parambikulam located in the Palakkad district in the Western Ghats of Kerala , India , ranks number one in India as well as in the top ten embankment dams in the world in volume in the year 2000. [4] View to the Parambikulam Reser

#8 Big Creek Hydroelectric Project

The Big Creek Hydroelectric Project is an extensive hydroelectric power scheme on the upper San Joaquin River system, in the Sierra Nevada of central California . The project is owned and operated by Southern California Edison (SCE). [1] The use and reuse of the waters of the San Joaquin River, its

#9 Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain ( / ʃ æ m ˈ p l eɪ n / sham- PLAYN ; French : Lac Champlain ) is a natural freshwater lake in North America . It mostly lies between the US states of New York and Vermont , but also extends north into the Canadian province of Quebec . [3] Lake in New York, Vermont and Quebec This arti

#10 Snowy Mountains Scheme

The Snowy Mountains Scheme or Snowy scheme is a hydroelectricity and irrigation complex in south-east Australia . The Scheme consists of sixteen major dams; nine power stations; two pumping stations; and 225 kilometres (140   mi) of tunnels, pipelines and aqueducts that were constructed between 1949

#11 Grasset Lake

Grasset Lake is a freshwater body of the southern part of Eeyou Istchee James Bay (municipality) , in the administrative region of Nord-du-Québec , in the province of Quebec , in Canada . This lake covers almost the entire canton of Grasset in addition to extending westward in the canton of Subercas

#12 Convict Lake

Convict Lake ( Mono : Wit-sa-nap ) is a lake located in Mono County, California , United States, situated in the Sherwin Range of the Sierra Nevada . It is known for its turquoise-blue water, the dramatic mountains (including Mount Morrison ) that surround it, the trout fishing it affords, and its u

#13 Babli project

The Babli project / barrage is a controversial reservoir project being constructed by Maharashtra across the river Godavari , disputed by Telangana . [1] The Supreme Court of India delivered a ruling after seven years in favour of Maharashtra with the Andhra Pradesh government expected to appeal aga

#14 Lake Garda

Lake Garda ( Italian : Lago di Garda [ˈlaːɡo di ˈɡarda] or (Lago) Benaco [beˈnaːko] ; Eastern Lombard : Lach de Garda ; Venetian : Ƚago de Garda ; Latin : Benacus ; Ancient Greek : Βήνακος [1] ) is the largest lake in Italy . It is a popular holiday location in northern Italy, about halfway between

#15 Fisher Hill Reservoir

The Fisher Hill Reservoir and Gatehouse are historic elements of the public water supply for the Greater Boston area. United States historic place Fisher Hill Reservoir and Gatehouse U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district Contributing property Overgrown view in 2011 Show ma

#16 History of Lake Burley Griffin

The history of Lake Burley Griffin , an artificial body of water in Canberra , the capital of Australia, is a long one. Following its initial design in the 1910s, extensive political disputes occurred until it was finally built in the 1960s. Map of Lake Burley Griffin

#17 Zuiderzee Works

The Zuiderzee Works ( Dutch : Zuiderzeewerken ) is a man-made system of dams and dikes , land reclamation and water drainage work, in total the largest hydraulic engineering project undertaken by the Netherlands during the twentieth century. The project involved the damming of the Zuiderzee , a larg

#18 Black Lake (Michigan)

Black Lake is located in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties in northern lower Michigan , United States. With a surface area of 10,130 acres (41.0   km 2 ) , it is the seventh largest inland lake in Michigan. The largest body of water in the Black River watershed, it drains through the Lower Black a

#19 Neelum–Jhelum Hydropower Plant

The Neelum–Jhelum Hydropower Plant was part of a run-of-the-river hydroelectric power scheme in azad Kashmir Pakistan, designed to divert water from the Neelum River to a power station on the Jhelum River . The power station is located 42   km (26   mi) south of Muzaffarabad , and has an installed c

#20 Loch Lomond (California)

Loch Lomond is a reservoir in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Lompico in Santa Cruz County, California . Part of the Santa Cruz Water Department system, it was created by building the Newell Creek Dam across Newell Creek – a tributary of the San Lorenzo River . The dam is an earth-fill barricade, meas

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River / River

#1 Kundali River

Kundali River is a river originating in the Kundali Hills of the Western Ghats in the state of Maharashtra and flowing into the Upper Bhima River Basin. From its origin to Shrwati dam, Kundali River waters are rated as A-1 class, and from Vadivale dam to its confluence with Indryani River its waters

#2 Breach at Cucca

The so-called breach at Cucca ( Italian : rotta della Cucca ) traditionally refers to a flood in the Veneto region of Italy that should have happened on October 17, 589 [1] according to the chronicles of Paul the Deacon . The Adige river overflowed after a " deluge of water that is believed not to h

#3 Little Don River

The Little Don River also known as the Porter , is a tributary of the River Don in South Yorkshire , England. Arising on the Langsett Moors in the northern Peak District , the Little Don River feeds the Langsett and Underbank Reservoirs . It runs through the town of Stocksbridge before joining the R

#4 Monkland Canal

The Monkland Canal was a 12 + 1 ⁄ 4 -mile-long (19.7   km) canal designed to bring coal from the mining areas of Monklands to Glasgow in Scotland. In the course of a long and difficult construction process, it was opened progressively as short sections were completed, from 1771. It reached Gartcraig

#5 Nieuwediep (river)

Nieuwediep was a canal and harbor. In about 1800 the major naval base Willemsoord was constructed west of it, soon followed by a major commercial port . After World War II, Nieuwe Haven Naval Base was built on reclaimed land east of the Nieuwediep, and the Nieuwdiep's source and mouth were dammed of

#6 Newmarket Canal

The Newmarket Canal , officially known but rarely referred to as the Holland River Division , is an abandoned barge canal project in Newmarket, Ontario . With a total length of about 10 miles (16   km) , it was supposed to connect the town to the Trent–Severn Waterway via the East Holland River and

#7 Yakima River

The Yakima River is a tributary of the Columbia River in south central and eastern Washington state, named for the indigenous Yakama people. The length of the river from headwaters to mouth is 214 miles (344   km) , with an average drop of 9.85 feet per mile (1.866   m/km) . It is the longest river

#8 Canal Saint-Denis

The Canal Saint-Denis is a canal in Paris that is 6.6 kilometres (4.1   mi) in length. [1] The canal connects the Canal de l'Ourcq , at a point north-northwest of the Bassin de la Villette in the 19th arrondissement , with the suburban municipalities of Saint-Denis and Aubervilliers in the departmen

#9 Manchester Ship Canal

The Manchester Ship Canal is a 36-mile-long (58   km) inland waterway in the North West of England linking Manchester to the Irish Sea . Starting at the Mersey Estuary at Eastham, near Ellesmere Port , Cheshire , it generally follows the original routes of the rivers Mersey and Irwell through the hi

#10 Otsquago Creek

Otsquago Creek is a river that enters the Mohawk River in Fort Plain, New York . Otsquago is a Mohawk Indian word meaning 'under the bridge,' probably referring to an early bridge of felled trees along the creek, a way of making small bridges. [4] It is also referred to as Otsquage on old maps, whic

#11 Congo River

The Congo River ( Kongo : Nzâdi Kôngo , French : Fleuve Congo , Portuguese : Rio Congo ), formerly also known as the Zaire River , is the second longest river in Africa, shorter only than the Nile , as well as the second largest river in the world by discharge volume, following only the Amazon . It

#12 Selle (Scheldt tributary)

The Selle is a river in the departments of Aisne and Nord , Hauts-de-France region , northern France . It flows into the Scheldt at Denain , southwest of Valenciennes , and approximately 20   km from the Belgian border. It is one of several rivers in France with the same name. River in France Selle

#13 River Witham

The River Witham is a river almost entirely in the county of Lincolnshire in the east of England. It rises south of Grantham close to South Witham at SK8818 , passes through the centre of Grantham (where it may be closely followed using the Riverside Walk through Wyndham Park and Queen Elizabeth Par

#14 Stour watermills

The River Stour has been used for centuries as a source of power. Many different processes were performed by the use of water power:- Corn milling, fulling, paper making and electricity generation. Many of the mills survive today as house conversions, with two of them still working commercially. For

#15 San Lorenzo River

The San Lorenzo River is a 29.3 miles (47.2   km) [4] long river whose headwaters originate in Castle Rock State Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains and flow south by southeast through the San Lorenzo Valley before passing through Santa Cruz and emptying into Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean . River

#16 North Crimean Canal

The North Crimean Canal ( Russian : Северо-Крымский канал , Ukrainian : Північно-Кримський канал , romanized :   Pivnichno-Krymskyi kanal ; in the Soviet Union : North Crimean Canal of the Lenin's Komsomol of Ukraine ) is a land improvement canal for irrigation and watering of Kherson Oblast in sout

#17 Black Butte River

The Black Butte River is located in the Mendocino National Forest of northern California in Glenn and Mendocino counties. It is a tributary to the Middle Fork Eel River and flows northward for 24 miles (39   km) from its headwaters near Round Mountain to the confluence with the Middle Fork Eel River

#18 Kaveri River water dispute

The sharing of waters of the Kaveri River has been the source of a serious conflict between the two Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka . The genesis of this conflict rests in two agreements in 1892 and 1924 between the Madras Presidency and Kingdom of Mysore . The 802 kilometres (498   mi) Ka

#19 Laguna Creek (San Mateo County)

Laguna Creek ( Spanish for : Lake Creek) is a perennial stream that flows northwesterly for 2.6-mile (4.2   km) [5] along the San Andreas Fault from Woodside in San Mateo County, California and, after crossing the Phleger Estate and Filoli , enters Upper Crystal Springs Reservoir , [6] where it is a

#20 Cascade Falls (Jackson, Michigan)

The Cascades is a manmade waterfall attraction in Sparks Foundation County Park, Jackson, Michigan . The falls are both illuminated and choreographed and is the site of concerts and special events from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Three times a year, Memorial Day , Independence Day , and Labor Day , f

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#1 Port Phillip

Port Phillip ( Kulin : Narm-Narm [1] ) or Port Phillip Bay is a horsehead-shaped enclosed bay on the central coast of southern Victoria , Australia . The bay opens into the Bass Strait via a short, narrow channel known as The Rip , and is completely surrounded by localities of Victoria's two largest

#2 Providence Bay

Providence Bay ( Russian : Бу́хта Провиде́ния , Bukhta Provideniya [1] ) is a fjord in the southern coast of the Chukchi Peninsula of northeastern Siberia. It was a popular rendezvous, wintering spot, and provisioning spot for whalers and traders in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Emma

#3 Drakes Bay

Drakes Bay ( Coast Miwok : Tamál-Húye ) is a 4   mi (6   km) wide bay named so by U.S. surveyor George Davidson in 1875 along the Point Reyes National Seashore on the coast of northern California in the United States , approximately 30   mi (50   km) northwest of San Francisco at approximately 38 de

#4 English Channel

The English Channel [lower-alpha 1] ( French : la Manche , Breton : Mor Breizh , Cornish : Mor Bretannek ), also called the British Channel [1] or simply the Channel , is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Southern England from northern France and links to the southern part of the North Sea

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