Tuesday, August 5, 2014

HIGHEST & LONGEST ( Mountains and Rivers )

HIGHEST & LONGEST ( Mountains and Rivers )



ASIA

Asia the largest continent in both size and population.

Population                     : 3,879,000,000
Area                             : 44,131, 000km2
Number of countries     : 50
Elevation                      : Highest: Mount Everest, 29,035ft (8,850m)
                                         Lowest: shore of the Dead Sea, about          
                                         1,373ft (419m) below sea level


Highest mountains in Asia

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Mt. Everest (8,848 m)
Mt. K2 (8,611 m)
Kanchenjunga (8,586 m)
Lhotse (8,516 m)
Makalu (8,462 m )
Cho Oyu (8,201 m)
Dhaulagiri (8,167 m )
Manaslu (8,156 m )
Nanga Parbat ( 8,125 m )
Annapurna (8,091 m

Nepal – Tibet
India
Nepal – Sikkim, India
Nepal – Tibet, china
Nepal- Tibet, China
Nepal – Tibet, China
Nepal
Nepal
Pakistan
Nepal                               




 
Longest Rivers in Asia
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Yangtze ( in China ) – 6,300 km – 3,915 miles
Yellow River (Huang He) – 5,464 km – 3,395 miles
Mekong River – 4,909 km – 3,050 miles
Lena River – 4,400 km – 2734 miles
Irtysh River – 4,248 km – 2,640 miles
Yenisei River – 4,090 km – 2,540 miles
Ob River – 3,650 km – 2,268 miles
Nizhnyaya Tungushka River – 2,989 km – 1857 miles
Brahmaputra River – 2900 km – 1800 miles
Indus River – 2,900 km – 1800 miles
Ganga River – 2, 525 km -1,569 miles



AFRICA

Africa is the second large continent.


Population : 1,022,234,000
Area : 30,221,532 km2
Countries : 54


Highest Mountains in Africa

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Kilimanjaro               – 5895 m
Mount Keniya          – 5,199m
Mawenzi                   – 5,149m
Mount Stanley         – 5,109 m
Mount Speke           – 4,890 m
Mount Baker                  – 4,844m
Mount Emin                    – 4,798m
Mount Gessi                  – 4,715 m
Mount Luigi di Savoi     – 4,627 m
Mount Meru                  – 4,565 m

Tanzania
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
Uganda
Uganda
Congo
Congo
Uganda
Tanzania


Longest Rivers in Africa

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Nile – 4,160mile (6,695 km) -
Congo – 2,922 mile (4,700 km)
Niger – 2,611 mile (4,200 km)
Zambezi – 1,673 mile (2693 km)
Ubangi – 1,429 mile (2,300 km)
Kasai – 1,338 mile (2,153 km)
Orange – 1,300 mile (2,092 km)
Limpopo – 1,118 mile (1,800 km)
Senegal – 1,020 mile (1,641 km)


AUSTRALIA

Australia is the 6th largest country in the world.

Population : 21,766,711
Area : 7,741,220 km2
Countries : 14
Elevation : Highest Mt. Kosciuszko, Lowest – Lake Eyre


Highest mountains in Australia

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 Mount McClintock – 3,490 m (11,450 ft)
Bimberi Peak  - 1,912 m (6,273 ft)
Mawson Peak – 2,745 m
Murray Hill – 361 m (1,184 ft) - Christmas Island
Mawson Peak   2,745 metres (9,006 ft) - Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Mount Kosciuszko           2,228 metres (7,310 ft) - New South Wales
Mount Meharry - 1,253 metres (4,111 ft)- Western Australia
Mount Bogong - 1,986 metres (6,516 ft)                - Victoria
Mount Bartle Frere - 1,622 metres (5,322 ft)        - Queensland
Mount Zeil - 1,531 metres (5,023 ft)         - Northern Territory

Longest Rivers in Australia

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River Murray – 2375 km
Murrumbidgee – 1485 km
Darling River – 1472 km
Lachlan River – 1339 km
Cooper Creek - 1113 km
Flinders River – 1004 km
Diamantine River – 941 km


EUROPE

Europe is the fifth largest continent .

Population : 731,000,000
Area : 10,445,000 km2
Countries : 50
Elevation : Highest Mount Elbrus – Lowest shore of the Caspian Sea

Highest Mountains in Europe

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Elbrus  - 5,642 m
Rustavell – 5,201 m
Dykh – Tau – 5,198 m
Kazkek – 5,047 m
Monte Bianco/ Mont Blanc  – 4,807 m
Klyuchevskaya      - 4,750 m
Ushba – 4,710 m
Monte Rosa – 4,634 m
Dom – 4,545 m
The Matterhorn / Cervino – 4,479 m

- Russia
– Georgia
- Georgia
- Georgia
- Italy / France
- Russia
- Georgia
- Italy / Switzerland
- Switzerland
- Switzerland / Italy



Longest Rivers in Europe

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Volga – 3692 km
Danube – 2860 km
Ural – 2428 km
Dnieper – 2290
Don – 1950 km
Pechora – 1809 km
Northern Dvina – Vychegda – 1774 km
Dniester – 1362
Rhine – 1236 km


NORTH AMERICA

North America is the third largest continent.

Population : 528,720,588
Area : 24,212,000km2
Countries : 23
Elevation : Highest: Mount McKinley in Alaska. Lowest: Death Valley in California.

Highest mountains in North America
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Mount McKinley – 6194 m - Alaska
Mount Logan – 5247 m  - canada
Pico de Orizaba, or Citlaltépetl  – 4922 m - Mexico
Mount saint Elias – 5489 m – Canada, USA
Volcan Popocatépetl – 5410 m - Mexico
Mount Foraker – 5304 - Alaska
Mount Luciana – 5260 m - Canada
Volcan Iztaccihuatl – 5230 m - Mexico
King Peak – 5173 m - USA
Mount Bona – 5044 - Alaska



Longest Rivers in North America

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Mackenzie – 4240 km            Canada
Missouri – 4088 km                USA
Mississippi – 3765 km            USA
St. Lawrence – 3058 km        USA, Canada


SOUTH AMERICA

South America is the fourth largest continent .

Population : 385,742,554
Area : 17,853,000km2
Countries : 12
Elevations : Highest : Aconcagua in Argentina, Lowest : Valdes Peninsula in Argentina.

Tallest Mountains in South America

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Aconcagua – 2,834 m
Ojos del Salado – 2,572m
Bonete – 2,546 m
Tupungato – 2,310 m
Pissis – 2,211 m
Mercedario – 2,211 m
Huascarán – 2,205 m
Llullaillaco – 2,109 m
El Libertador – 2,047
Cachi – 2,047 m
- Argentina
– Argentina,  Chile
-  Argentina
– Argentina, Chile
- Argentina
- Argentina
- Peru
– Argentina, Chile
- Argentina
- Argentina

Longest rivers in South America

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Amazon – 6400 km
Parana River – 4880 km
Congo River – 4670 km


ANTARCTICA

Antarctica is the fifth largest continent.

Area : 13,829,430km2
Largest Ice shelves – Ross ice shelf: ( about the size of France) 510,680 km2 (197,974 miles2),
Ronne-Filchner ice shelf: (about the size of Spain) 439,920 km2 (169,850 miles2)
Highest Mountain chain in Antarctica

Transantarctic Mountain chain: 3,300 km (2,050 miles)

Highest 3 Mountains in Antarctica

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Mt. Vinson Massif – 4,892 m (16,050 ft)
Mt. Tyree – 4,852 m (15,918 ft)
Mt. Shinn – 4,661 m (15,292 ft)




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