Monday, May 4, 2009

World Geography- Recapitulation

  • Canberra is on the bank of Molonglo river
  • Ipswitch in Australia famous for lignite and sub bituminous coal
  • Alaska is the largest province of USA
  • Rhode Island is the smallest US provoince
  • Rio Grande separates USA and Mexico
  • Niagara falls between Erie and Ontario lakes
  • Highest oil reserve in USA in Texas
  • 49TH parallel separates USA and Canada
  • Port Au Prince is the capital of Haiti
  • Angel falls on Orinoco river in Venezuela is the highest falls on earth
  • Tubarao in Brazil is South America's highest steel producing zone
  • Philadelphia is known as Quaker city
  • Uros island is on lake Titicaca
  • Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania is the second deepest lake in the world after Lake Baikal
  • Lake Assal in Djibouti is the deepest point in Africa
  • Basutoland is the earlier name of Lesotho
  • Suriname and Guyana famous for Bauxite
  • Dutch Guyana earlier name of Suriname
  • Mt Elbrus is the highest peak of Caucasus
  • Only Monaco and Switzerland have square maps
  • Takla Makan desert is in China
  • Ras Tanura in Saudi Arabia is the largest oil refinery
  • Iran is known as the land of seven hills
  • Tsugaru strait separates Hokkaido and Honshu islands of Japan
  • Chagos archipellago in the Indian Ocean
  • Maginot Line separates France and Germany
  • Negev desert is in Israel
  • East Timor was earlier a part of Indonesia
  • Aceh rebels in Indonesia
  • ETA terrorist organisation in Spain
  • Torres strait separates Australian and New Guinea
  • Temperate grassland in Australia is known as Downs

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