Category: Nature

  • Interesting facts about the Canadian Rockies

    Interesting facts about the Canadian Rockies

    The Canadian Rockies or Canadian Rocky Mountains is segment of the Rocky Mountains. The range comprise both the Alberta Rockies and the B.C. Rockies in the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains. The range is situated between the Interior Plains of Alberta and northeastern British Columbia on the east to the Rocky Mountain […]

  • Interesting facts about the Atacama Desert

    Interesting facts about the Atacama Desert

    The Atacama Desert is a desert in South America. According to estimates, it occupies about 105,000 square kilometers (41,000 sqare miles). The Atacama Desert stretches the northern third of Chile and straddles the southern border of Peru. It covers a 1,600 kilometers (990 miles) strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes Mountains. Most […]

  • Interesting facts about Lake St. Clair

    Interesting facts about Lake St. Clair

    Lake St. Clair is a freshwater lake in North America. It is located between the Canadian province of Ontario and the US state of Michigan. The lake lies at elevation of 175 meters (574 feet) above sea level. Almost circular in shape, it has a length of 42 km (26 miles) and a maximum width […]

  • Interesting facts about the Hudson River

    Interesting facts about the Hudson River

    The Hudson River is a river in New York state, in the United States. The river is about 507 kilometers (315 miles) long. It flows almost entirely within New York state – the exception being its final segment, where it forms the boundary between New York and New Jersey for 34 km (21 miles). The […]

  • Interesting facts about the Bering Sea

    Interesting facts about the Bering Sea

    The Bering Sea is a marginal sea of the Northern Pacific Ocean. It forms, along with the Bering Strait, the divide between the continents of Asia and North America. To the north the Bering Sea connects with the Arctic Ocean through the Bering Strait, at the narrowest point of which the two continents are about […]

  • Interesting facts about the Teton Range

    Interesting facts about the Teton Range

    The Teton Range is a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains in North America. It is situated in the western United States, extending southward for 64 km (40 miles) across northwestern Wyoming, from the southern boundary of Yellowstone National Park to Teton Pass, just west of Jackson. Some foothills reach into southeastern Idaho. Grand Teton, […]

  • Interesting facts about the Arabian Desert

    Interesting facts about the Arabian Desert

    The Arabian Desert is a vast desert in Western Asia. It occupies almost the entire Arabian Peninsula, blanketing the area in sandy terrain and seasonal winds. The Arabian Desert is the 4th largest desert in the world, the 2nd largest hot or sand desert in the world (only second to the Sahara Desert), and the largest desert in Asia. […]

  • Interesting facts about Yellowstone Lake

    Interesting facts about Yellowstone Lake

    Yellowstone Lake is the largest body of water in Yellowstone National Park. It is also the largest freshwater lake above 2,100 m (7,000 feet) in North America. The lake is at 2,357 m (7,732 feet) above sea level. It is 32 km (20 miles) long, 23 km (14 miles) wide, covering 350 square meters (136 […]

  • Interesting facts about the Red River

    Interesting facts about the Red River

    The Red River, also called the Red River of the South, is a major river in the Southern United States. This river rises in two branches in the Texas Panhandle and flows east, where it acts as the border between the states of Texas and Oklahoma. It forms a short border between Texas and Arkansas […]