Defining fjords
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Spectacular, breath-taking and impressive, from a visual point of view Fjords can almost be defined as traditional landmarks depicting the great Norwegian country. Their stunning beauty has been a very well known touristic attraction for the many travelers that gather yearly to the four major...
Longest rivers on earth
By: Monique Nelson
Longest Rivers on EarthThe 5 longest rivers on Earth are the Nile, the Amazon, the Yangtze, the Missouri and the Yenisei Rivers, respectively.Of the most famous, Africa's Nile River is also the longest, totaling an amazing 6,650 kilometers. The major tributaries are the...
Deepest lakes on Earth
By: Monique Nelson
Deepest Lakes in the WorldThe Earth's surface is riddled with water bodies of various shapes, sizes and, of course, depths. Moreover, the water varies between salt water and freshwater, and the bodies range from oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, streams and ponds. Some of the most...
The tallest waterfalls in the world
By: Effie Moore Salem
Angel Falls in the Guayana Highlands are the tallest water fall in the world. Most of these, being long and flimsy in appearance, amount to nothing more than giant streams of water falling over a higher place. Some falls are unpretentious and appear to water...
Causes of the December 2004 Tsunami
By: Sandra Petersen
Christmas 2004 was a time people around the world were not soon to forget. By the time December 26th was over, a tsunami would pound the coasts of eight nations, destroying homes and businesses and killing 157,577 people. An additional 26,763 were missing...
History and basic facts about the Niagara Falls
By: Sara R. Bradley
Niagara Falls is a beautiful, natural wonder. Niagara Falls actually contains two separate falls, the American Falls and the Horseshoe Falls. The Horseshoe Falls are located on the Canadian side and are the most photographed of the two falls. The American Falls are located on...
Longest rivers on earth
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Determining the longest rivers of the world can prove challenging as the primary river's sources needs to be identified and their many tributaries need to be considered.Many times, river sources are simply temporary seasonal streams or some of the river's tributaries are dry. This...
Uses of potable water
By: Effie Moore Salem
The uses of potable water should be only for drinking, for cooking and for washing vegetables for ourselves and for our animals. Of course, we do not want to bathe or wash in contaminated water so we use potable water for this purpose; however, we...
Defining fjords
By: Douglas Black
The world is filled with many natural wonders like the cavernous North American Grand Canyon in Arizona, the Angel Falls hidden deep within the lush forest of Venezuela, and the majestic Norwegian Fjords, which most will remember from the blockbuster hit, Lord of The Rings...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
It should be a really easy answer. What are the tallest waterfalls in the world? So first, I will give you the easy answer and then we'll look at some of the issues with classifying waterfalls.1. Angel Falls ~ VenezuelaAngel falls has a total...

 

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