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Clyde Arwyn C. Santos 9-Aaron
Natural
Extreme
Name Fact Country Continent
Highest
Peak
t. E!erest "#"$" m %&9#'&9
(t)
Sagarmatha *one# Ne+al - ,i-et# China -order Asia
.ongest
ountain
/ange
Andes $#01' miles %2#''' km) 3ene4uela# Colom-ia# Ecuador# Peru# 5oli!ia# Chile#
and Argentina
South
America
ost
Sacred
ountain
t. 6lym+us /egarded as the 7home o( the 8reek
8ods9,he ,wel!e 6lym+ians o( the
Hellenistic :orld;. <t was also considered
the site o( the :ar o( the ,itans
%,itanomachy) where *eus and his si-lings
de(eated the ,itans.
8reece Euro+e
.argest
Sea
editerranean
Sea
=#=$$#"'' s>uare miles %&#9?1#"'' s> km) Egy+t# onaco# ,urkey# Cy+rus# alta# .i-ya#
,unisia# Algeria# orocco# S+ain# France# <taly#
Slo!enia# Croatia# Her4ego!ina# 5osnia# ontenegro#
Al-ania# 8reece# <srael# .e-anon and Syria
Euro+e
.owest
.and Area
@eath 3alley &"& (eet %"? m) -elow sea le!el Eastern Cali(ornia North
America
.ongest
/i!er
/i!er Nile ?#?1' km long and drains an area o(
0#0$9#''' s>uare km
Ethio+ia# Sudan# Egy+t# Aganda# @emocratic
/e+u-lic o( the Congo# Benya# ,an4ania# /wanda#
5urundi# South Sudan
A(rica
.ongest
Peninsula
Ara-ian
Peninsula
=#&''#''' s>uare miles -ounded -y %clockwise) the Persian 8ul( on the
northeast# the Strait o( Hormu4 and the 8ul( o(
6man on the east# the Ara-ian Sea on the
southeast and south# the 8ul( o( Aden on the
south# the 5a--el-ande- strait on the
southwest# and the /ed Sea which is located on
the southwest and west
Asia
.ongest Strait o( "'1 km %1'' mi) alay Peninsula %Peninsular alaysia) and the Asia
Strait alacca <ndonesian island o( Sumatra
Narrowest
Strait
5os+horus9
<stan-ul Strait
0= km %=2 nmi) long# with a width o(
0#0&9 m %=.29" nmi) at the northern
entrance and &#"&? m %=.1&? nmi) at the
southern entrance
,he 5os+orus# the Sea o( armara# and the
@ardanelles strait to the southwest together
(orm the ,urkish Straits.
Euro+e and
Asia
.argest
Archi+elag
o
alay
Archi+elago
& million kmC <ndian9Paci(ic 6cean Asia
.argest
Coral /ee(
8reat 5arrier
/ee(
com+osed o( o!er &#9'' indi!idual ree(s
D0E

and 9'' islands stretching (or o!er &#0''
kilometres %=#$'' mi)
Fueensland Australia
.argest
Continent
Asia $$#129#''' km
&
%=2#&=&#''' s> mi) N9A Asia
:idest
:ater(all
3ictoria Falls width o( =#2'" metres %1#?'$ (t)
D2E
and
height o( ='" metres %01$ (t)
.i!ingstone# *am-ia
3ictoria Falls# *im-a-we
A(rica
.ongest
@esert
Antarctic Polar
@esert
1.1 million s>uare miles N9A Antarctica
ost
Sacred
Peak
ount Bailash Pilgrims o( se!eral religions -elie!e that
circumam-ulating ount Bailash on (oot is
a holy ritual that will -ring good (ortune.
,ranshimalaya in ,i-et Asia
.ongest
6cean
Paci(ic 6cean =11 million s>uare kilometers %a-out ?'
million s>uare miles)
N9A Asia
ost
Po+ular
3olcano
ount
3esu!ius
most (amous eru+tion took +lace all the
way -ack in A.@. 29# when a multiday
eru+tion o( la!a and ash co!ered the cities
o( Pom+eii and Sta-iae in ash
8ul( o( Na+les# <taly Euro+e
Almost
Per(ect
Cone
3olcano
ayon 3olcano /enowned as the ;+er(ect cone; -ecause
o( its almost symmetric conical sha+e
Al-ay# Phili++ines Asia
.argest
5ay
5ay o( 5engal &.& million kmC <ndian 6cean Asia
Smallest ,aal 3olcano 0== m %=#'&' (t) .u4on # Phili++ines Asia
Acti!e
3olcano
8reatest
,ide
5ay o( Fundy =?." metres %11 (eet) tidal range northeast end o( the 8ul( o( aine -etween the
Canadian +ro!inces o( New 5runswick and No!a
Scotia# with a small +ortion touching the A.S.
state o( aine
North
America
.ongest
8ul(
8ul( o( exico ?=1#''' s>uare miles American editerranean Sea North
America
Highest
:ater(all
Angel Falls 929 m %0#&=& (t) Auyante+ui#
Canaima National Park#
5olG!ar State# 3ene4uela
South
America
.ongest
.agoon
8rand .agon
Sud
0=$1 s>. km New Caledonia Euro+e
ost
5eauti(ul
Har-or
Sydney
Har-our
one -ig -lue +layground# ali!e with (erries#
yachts# launches and kayaks
Sydney Australia
Highest
3olcano
6Hos del
Salado
?""2 m9&&#191 (t Argentinean-Chilean -order South
America
Clearest
Sea
,he aldi!es ,he waters are crystal clear and (ull o(
ree( wildli(e which attracts tourists (rom
all o!er the world.
/e+u-lic o( the aldi!es Asia
@riest
Place
Atacama
@esert
,he a!erage rain(all is a-out =1
millimetres %'.19 in) +er year
Chile# Peru# 5oli!ia# Argentina South
America
.argest
Acti!e
3olcano
auna .oa =0#?29 (t %$#=?9 m Hawaii# A.S. America
Highest
.ake
6Hos del
Salado
Pool
? 0"9=m %&' 9?1 (oot)
Argentinean-Chilean -order South
America
.ongest .ake =&#2'' s>uare miles 5urundi A(rica
.ake ,anganyika @/ Congo
,an4ania
*am-ia
.ongest
/i!er
Nile /i!er ?#"10 km long
&." km wide
Ethio+ia# Sudan# Egy+t# Aganda#
@emocratic /e+u-lic o( the Congo#
Benya# ,an4ania# /wanda# 5urundi#
South Sudan
Asia
@ee+est
.ake
.ake 5aikal 1#2=& (eet %=#2$= meters) dee+ Si-eria# /ussia Euro+e
.ongest
inland Sea
Cas+ian Sea 02=#''' km
&
%=$0#&'' s> mi) A4er-aiHan# <ran# Ba4akhstan# /ussia#
,urkmenistan
Euro+e and
Asia
@ee+est
6cean
@e+th
ariana
,rench or
arianas
,rench
maximum-known de+th o( ='.9== km %='#9==
I $' m) or ?."0= mi %0?#'?9 I =0= (t)
western Paci(ic 6cean# to the east o( the ariana
<slands
Asia
ost
Sacred
/i!er
8anges Personi(ied as a goddess known as 8anga.
<t is worshi++ed -y Hindus who -elie!e
that -athing in the ri!er causes the
remission o( sins and (acilitates oksha
%li-eration (rom the cycle o( li(e and
death).
<ndia# 5angladesh Asia
Saltiest
5ody o(
:ater
@on Juan Pond salinity le!el o( o!er $'K west end o( :right 3alley %South Fork)# 3ictoria
.and# Antarctica
Antarctica
.argest
<sland
8reenland &#=??#'"? s>uare km 8reenland North
America
ost
S+ectacul
ar 3olcano
ount
BilimanHaro
,he worldLs highest (ree-standing
mountain. Although +ositioned close to the
e>uator# ount BilimanHaro is (amous as
A(ricaLs snow-ca++ed mountain looming
o!er the +lains o( the sa!annah.
north-eastern ,an4ania# near the -order with
Benya
A(rica
@ee+est Colca Canyon de+th o( =0#?1' (t %$#=?' m) southern Peru South
Canyon America
Highest
Na!igation
al .ake
.ake
,iticaca9,iti>a
>a
sur(ace ele!ation o( 0#"=& metres
%=&#1'2 (t)
-order o( Peru and 5oli!ia South
America
Strangest
o( all
Continent
Antarctica ,here is a glacier in Antarctica that seems
to -e wee+ing a ri!er o( -lood. <tLs one o(
the continentLs strangest (eatures# and itLs
located in one o( the continentLs strangest
+laces M the curdo @ry 3alleys# a huge#
ice-(ree 4one and one o( the worldLs
harshest deserts.
N9A Antarctica