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Worlds Rivers,Oceans,Mountains,Geographical Lines,Mountain Passes ||Rare GK and Geography of World

• Namni Pass is in Myanmar.
• Khunjerab Pass is highest pas in Pakistan.
• Alpine Pass is in USA.
• Lowari Pass is in Pakistan.
• Khojak tunnel is in Balouchistan.
• Bolan (Sulaiman range) pass is in Baluchistan.
• Kolpur pass is in Baluchistan.
• Shandur Pass is in Pakistan.
• Donner pass is in California (USA)
• Hispar & Biafo glacier is in Pakistan.
• Siachen glacier is in Karakoram Range.
• Baltoro gracier is in Karakoram Range.
• Chogo Lugma is in Karakoram range.
• Hispar glacier is in Hunza.
• Malaspina glacier is in Alaska (US),
• Tasman glacier is in New Zealand.
• Alpine is the highest mountain pass in the world.
• Siachen, batoro and chogo lugma glaciers are in Karakorum.
• April 1984, India conducted an Operation known as ‘Operation Meghdoot’ to capture Siachen.
• Siachen Glacier is the Worlds Biggest Glacier outside the two Poles. It is also the world’s Highest Glacier that is why it is refered to as “The Third Pole.” It is also the World’s Highest Battle Ground Ever
• Africa is without glaciers.
• Highest point of Asia is Mount Everest (Nepal-Tibet).
• Mount Aconcagua, highest peak in the western hemisphere, located in the Andes Mountains of western Argentina, near the border with Chile.
• Bodpo La pass is highest pass in Tibet (China) with height 19,412.
• Vesuvius is a volcano in Italy.
• Swat valley is in the mountain range of… hindukash
• Saddle peak is highest peak in Anandaman & Nicobar islands.
• Karoko tao is a volcano in Indonesia.
• Approximately the south west monsoon begins in Pakistan in late July.
• Largest ocean is pacific, then Atlantic, Indian and then Arctic.
• Largest sea is South China Sea, then Caribbean Sea, then Mediterranean sea, Behring Sea Gulf of Mexico, Sea of Japan, Hudson Bay, East China Sea, Andaman Sea, then Black sea then Red sea and in the last Baltic sea.
• Sea of Japan is famous for fishing area.
• Total seas are 12.
• Bermuda Triange is located in Atlantic Ocean.
• Diego Garcia is in Indian Ocean.
• The deepest place in the Indian Ocean is Sunda Trench.
• Caspian Sea is located in Iraq-Azerbaijan, Turkmensitan, Kazakhstan & Russia.
• Caspian Sea is the largest salt water lake in the world.
• Caspian Sea water is shared by Iran, Russia & Azerbaijan.
• Which sea is sometimes called the Euxine Sea- Black Sea
• What sea is directly north of Poland- Baltic sea
• Arctic Ocean is the smallest ocean.
• Cyprus is an island in the Mediterranean Sea.
• The waters of Caspian Sea are shared by Russia, Iran & Azerbaijan.
• What is the worlds largest sea (in area): South China
• Aral Sea is in Central Asia (Kazakhstan). Aral is an inland sea.
• What is the world’s warmest sea- The Red Sea
• Aegean Sea is located in Atlantic Ocean.
• Sargasso Sea is without a coastline.
• Which of the following cause ocean currents? Permanent winds
• Nether land’s land is below sea level.
• Atlantic Ocean is called the “Herring Pond”.
• Third world comprises of 70% of world population.
• Hamun Mashkel Lake (Baluchistan) is salt water lake.
• Most important crop of Nile delta is Cotton.
• Pak: is 4th among world’s largest cotton producers.
• A famous natural bridge is located in Virginia.
• Eskimos live in North America.
• Iberian Peninsula is a part of Europe.
• The number of CARS is five.
• Height of Islamabad is 2000 ft: above sea level.
• The Devil Tower present in US is a volcano.
• Hudson Bay is largest bay and is in Northern Canada.
• Largest gulf is Gulf of Mexico.
• Grand Canal is oldest man made canal for shipping purpose in China.
• Shark bay is in Western Australia.
• English Channel separates England from France.
• Gulf of Sidra is in Libya.
• Red river is in USA.
• Gulf of lion is in France.
• Churchill water fall is in Canada.
• Danube River is in Romania (Europe). It pours into Black sea.
• The Volga is Europe longest river what is the second longest Danube
• Volga River is in Russia.
• What is the only river that flows both north and south of equator – The Congo
• New Zealand is situated in the region of Oceania.
• Oxus River (also called Amu Darya) is flowing between Afghanistan and Tajikistan. It is the largest river of central Asia.
• Bari Doab is the area lying between River Ravi and River Beas.
• SURMA is the name of a river.
• Windermere Lake is the largest lake of UK.
• What is France’s longest river: Loire
• Hundroo (Hundrubagh) Water Falls are in India.
• An iceberg floating in sea will have one-tenth of its mass above the surface of water.
• Jog Falls are the highest waterfalls in India.
• Which river is in Lebanon? River Latani
• Highest salinity is found in the Great Salt Lake in USA.
• Niagara Falls was discovered by Louis Hennepin
• Madagascar is popularly known as the Island of Cloves
• Niagara Falls was discovered by Louis Hennepin
• Gateway of Pacific is Panama Canal.
• Panama Canal links Pacific Ocean with Atlantic Ocean.
• Panama Canal was opened in 1914.
• Panama Canal links North America with South America.
• The Amazon river rises in which country-Peru
• Amazon River is largest river in terms of volume. It is in Brazil. It pours into Atlantic Ocean.
• The longest and largest river in Asia is Yangtze.
• The largest river in China is The Yangtze River.
• The Soan and the Haro are the two rivers of Potohar Plateau.
• Aswan dam is constructed on river Nile.
• World’s largest earth filled dam is Tarbela.
• Voctoria falls are on the border b/w Zimbabwe & South Africa.
• Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in world extending from Peru to Bolivia.
• Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world. It is located in Siberia.
• Indus River pours into Arabian Sea.
• After Indus, the longest river is Sutlaj in Pakistan.
• The longest river in South Asia is the Brahmputra.
• Nile River pours its water into Mediterranean Sea.
• Don River pours its water into Sea of Azov.
• Tigris River pours its water into Caspian Sea.
• Suez Canal is 170 Km long constructed in 1869.
• The Suez Canal was constructed in 1869.
• The Suez Canal link the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea. The Canal was constructed by a French Engineer, Ferdinand De Lesseps.
• The Suez Canal was nationalized by Col. Nasser on 26th July, 1956.
• Mariana trench is the deepest part in the ocean and it lies in Pacific Ocean. It is also called the deepest seafloor depression in the world.
• River Zambezi flows in Southeast Africa.
• Euphrates flows in Syria and Iraq.
• Mesopotamia is the region b/w Tigris & Euphrates.
• Mississippi river flows in USA. Mississippi is longest river of America.
• Missouri river flows in USA
• Hudson River flows in USA.
• Golden River flows in Alaska, Canada.
• In what country are the Painted Lakes- Indonesia
• Name the river that flows through Baghdad- Tigris
• What city has the most canals- Birmingham
• Suez Canal was acquired by Britain in 1875 and nationalized by Egypt in 1956. It remains closed 1967-75 after Arab Israel War.
• Thames River is in England.
• Seine River is in France.
• Hang He river is in China.
• Victoria Lake forms boundary line b/w Tanzania and Uganda.
• Source River Jehlum is Verinag.
• Lake Superior is the largest fresh water lake in the world. It is located in North America (USA-Canada).
• Lake Victoria is located in Kenya-Tanzania and Uganda.
• Great Bear Lake is located in Canada.
• In which country would you find Lake Disappointment Australia
• The Amazon river dolphins are what colour- Pink
• Which of the following rivers rises in lake Lan-Ka Tso in Tibet? Sutlej
• Volga river pours its water into Caspian Sea it is longest river of Europe.
• Don is a river of Russia.
• Lake Erie (N.America) is most polluted lake in the world.
• Lake Mead on the Arizona-Nevada is largest man-made lake in USA.
• Baikal Lake is in Siberian desert.
• Palk Bay lies b/w Gulf of Mannar and Bay of Bengal.
• Panama Canal connects Atlantic Ocean with Pacific Ocean.
• 3- Gorges Dam is in .. China
• Indus originates from Tibet near Mansorowar Lake.
• The Victoria Falls in Africa is located on river Zambezi. It is the highest fall of Africa.
• Mt Merapi is located on Java.
• What is the longest river in Australia- Murray-Darling
• Gulf Stream is an ocean current named after the Gulf of Mexico.
• The panch Pokhri Lake situated in the Himalaya Mountains is the highest lake in the world.
• Aswan dam is in Egypt.
• Word Tsunami is of Japanese language.
• Largest coral reef is in Australia.
• Colorado River forms Grand Canyon.
• River Rhine is in Western Europe.
• The Victoria Falls is located in Zimbabwe.
• Highest fall of world Angel Falls is on river Carrao Venezuela.
• Niagara fall is in North America b/w America & Canada.
• Ribbon fall is in North America.
• Silver Strand fall is in North America.
• Grand Canal is located in People’s Republic of china.
• After Australia, Europe is the smallest continent.
• ‘Victoria falls’ is located in Rhodesia.
• Deccan Plateau is in Asia.
• Asia is the largest continent and covers about 1/3 of the world’s total land area.
• Both the highest and lowest points on the earth are found in Asia.
• The lowest point of Asia is Dead Sea which is about 397 meter below sea level.
• Dead sea lying b/w Israel and Jordan.
• Asia Minor is a geographical expression, a part to Turkey.
• The world’s longest river, the Nile is located in Africa.
• Africa is also known as Dark Continent.
• Highest point of South America is Mount Aconcagua (Argentina) and lowest point is Valdes Peninsula (Argentina).
• Highest Point of North America is Mount Mckinley and the lowest point is Death Valley (California, USA).
• Highest point of Africa is Kibo, a peak of Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) and lowest point is Lake Assal (Djibouti).
• Highest point of Europe is Mount El’brus and the lowest point is Caspian Sea.
• Highest point in Antarctica is Vinson Massif.
• Highest point in Australia is Mount Kosciusko (New South Wales) and the lowest point is Lake Eyre (South Australia).
• The lowest point of the North America is the Death Valley located in California.
• Danube River flows in Austria.
• Victoria River is the chief source of River Nile.
• Dardanelles connects black Sea and Mediterranean.
• Black sea is so called because a dense fog prevails there in winter.
• The river Jordan flows out into the Dead sea
• River Mekong flows in Vietnam.
• River Thames flows in Southern England.
• River boat Gondola is used in Italy’s city Venice.
• Hydespes River is now called the Jhelum River.
• The length of Panama Canal is 50072 miles.
• At the equator, the equation of the day is 12 hours.
• Meridan means mid-day.
• Shale is not a metamorphic rock
• Thar desert is located in Northwest India and East Pakistan
• Dsht-i-Lut desert is in Iran.
• The world’s largest desert Sahara is located in Africa.
• Kalhari desert is in South Africa.
• Gobi desert is in Mongolia & China.
• The Atacama Desert is located in North Chile, South America.
• What is the worlds oldest desert – country named after it-Namib
• Namib Desert is in South-West Africa.
• Simpson Desert is in Australia.
• Great Victoria Desert is in Australia. • Arabian Desert is in Egypt.
• Death Valley desert is in California.
• Gibson Desert is in Australia.
• Great Sandy Desert is in Australia.
• Karakum desert is in Turkmenistan.
• Kavir Dasht Davir desert is in Iran.
• Nafud desert is in Saudi Arabia.
• Rub-el-Khali desert is in South Arabian peninsula.
• Sonoran desert is in Arizona to Mexico.
• Deserts in Asia are: Gobi, Karakum, Rub-al-Khali, Takla makan.
• Takla Makan desert is in Xinjing (China).
• Deserts in Africa are: Kalhari, Namib, and Sahara.
• St. Helena is in Atlantic Ocean.
• Largest island in Indian Ocean is Madagascar.
• Sumatra is an island in Indonesia.
• The largest island in the world Greenland is located in North America. (chk)
• Greenland is geographically in America but politically in Europe.
• Kalaalit Nunaat (Greenland) Island (Denmark), the largest island is in North Atlantic
• New Guinea is world’s second largest island.
• Virgin Island is a group of 100 Island in W.Indies.
• Canary Island is in Spain.
• The largest Island in the Mediterranean Sea is Sicily.
• Malaqasv (Madagascar) is in Indian Ocean.
• Baffin is in North Atlantic Ocean (Canadian).
• Sumatra is in Northest Indian Ocean (Indonesia).
• Neaw Zealand is in South Pacific Ocean.
• Borneo Island is in Pacific Ocean.
• Honshu Island is in North West Pacific.
• Great Britain Island is in North Atlantic.
• Victoria Island is in Arctic Ocean.
• Baffin Island is in Atlantic Ocean.
• Ellesmere Island is in Arctic Ocean.
• Galapagos Islands are in Pacific Ocean.
• Indonesia consists of 1300 islands.
• World’s largest Delta is Sunderlands (India).
• Paracel Islands are of…. china vs Vietnam
• Which country owns the Hen and Chicken islands: North island New Zealand
• Indian city Mumbai consists of seven islands.
• The famous Island located at the mouth of the Hudson river is Manhattan
• Sugar Island is the located at the confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.
• Cathy Pacific is an island.
• Aero float is the airline of Russia.
• Al-Italia is the Italian international airlines.
• Royal Nepal’s Airline is the name of Nepal’s airline.
• Transworld Airway (TWA) belongs to USA.
• Scandinavian airlines operate in the countries Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.
• KLM is the oldest national airline of netherland.
• JAL is an airline of Japan.
• BOAC airline is of Great Britain.
• Garada is the airline of Indonesia.
• Qantas is an airline of Australia.
• The famous airport Dum Dum is located in Mombai (India).
• Chaklala airport is situated in Rawalpindi.
• Orly airport is located in Paris.
• Santa Cruz airport is in Mumbai.
• LOT is the national airline of what country-Poland
• TABSO is the national airline of which country-Bulgaria
• Lufthansa is an airlines from Germany
• Cathy Pacific is an airline of Hong Kong.
• What is Belgium’s national Airline- Sebina
• Biman is the airline of Bangladesh.
• Asiana is the airline of … South Korea
• A Curzon line is the polish-Russian frontier setup in 1945.
• Dead line is the line or boundary of a military prison, which prisoners are not allowed to cross.
• Green Line is a demarcation line between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities.
• Hindenburg line separates Germany from Poland.
• Pak-Iran border line was demarcated on 24th Sep: 1872.
• Line of control is b/w Azad Kashmir & Occupied Kashmir.
• Mc Mohan line is the boundary line between India and China. It was demarcated in 1914.
• Radcliff line is the boundary between Pakistan and India. It was demarcated in 1947 by Sir Cyril Radcliff.
• 17th parallel line is the boundary line between North Vietnam and the South Vietnam.
• 24th parallel Line lies in Rann of Kutch. It is frontier between Pakistan and India.
• 38th Parallel line is the boundary between North and South Korea.
• 49th Parallel Line is the boundary line between Canada and the USA.
• Durand line is 1300 mile long frontier b/w Pakistan & Afghanistan demarcated in 1893-95. it has over 200 passes.
• Maginot line is French line of fortification built in WWII along the German border form Switzerland to Belgium. It divides France from Germany.
• Maginot line divides France from Germany.
• Mannerheim line was defensive fortification line on the Karelian Isthmus built by Finland against the Soviet Union.
• Oder-neisse Line was boundary b/w Germany & Poland during WWII.

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