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The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

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The Coco de Mer (Lodoicea maldivica) - the largest seed in the world (Seychelles)

1 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Colca Canyon (Colombia) - the deepest canyon in the world


2 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Mount Washington Observatory - the windiest place in the World (USA)


3 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

The Great Barrier Reef (Australia)


4 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Karl-Marx-Hof, Vienna, Austria - the longest residential building in the world (1100m, 0.68 mile)


5 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

The Jack Hills of Western Australia are the home of the oldest known minerals on Earth




6 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Seoul (Korea) - the most populous city in the world (Density 17,000/km2 (45,000/sq mi))


7 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Biggest purely vertical drop: Mount Thor, Nunavut (1,250 m (4,101 ft))


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9 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Rafflesia arnoldii (Indonesia) - the largest parasitic flower in the world (1 meter (3 ft) in diameter. It can weigh up to 11 kg)


10 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)


11 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

The Krubera Cave (or the Voronya Cave), Georgia - the deepest cave in the world (2,197 m (7,208 ft))


12 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)


13 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Roe River (Montana, USA) - the shortest river in the world (61 meters or 201 feet)


14 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Vredefort crater (South Africa) - the largest crater in the World (diameter of roughly 300 km (190 mi))


15 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Scoresby Sund (Greenland) - the largest and longest fjord system in the world (length 350 km or 218 mi, 1450 m deep (4,760 ft))


16 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Bishop Rock (Sicily) - the world's smallest island with a building on it (the building of the lighthouse on the island was started in 1847 and completed in 1858. It is 49m (167 ft) in height)


17 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Lake Manitou (Canada) - the largest lake on a lake island in the world (has an area of about 104 square kilometres (40 sq mi))


18 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Red Sea - the warmest and saltiest sea in the world


19 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Indonesia - the largest archipelago in the world (consists of 5 large and 30 groups of islands, the total number of islands is 17,508)


20 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Lake Titicaca (the border of Peru and Bolivia, South America) - the most high-navigable lake in the world (a surface elevation of 3,812 m (12,507 ft), the maximum depth 281 m (922 ft))


21 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth (10,971 m below sea level)


22 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Everest (Nepal) - the highest point of the world (8,848 m (29,029 ft) above sea level)


23 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

El Azizia (Libya) - the hottest place on earth (the record set September 13, 1922 - 57.8 °C (136 °F))


24 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

The station "Vostok" (Antarctica) - the coldest place on Earth (The lowest reliably measured temperature on Earth of −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F) was in Vostok on 21 July 1983)


25 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Mawsynram (India) – The wettest place on earth (an annual rainfall of 11,872 millimetres (467.4 in)). Mawsynram received 26,000 millimetres (1,000 in) of rainfall in 1985.


26 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Atacama Desert (Chile) - the driest place on Earth (0.04 inches of rain a year. In some parts of the desert it has not rained for 400 years!)


27 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Mill Ends Park (Portland, OR, USA) - the smallest park in the world (introduced in 1948, consists of a circle diameter of 61 centimeters (2 ft), the area of 0.29 sq. m.)


28 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Angel Waterfall of Venezuela - the highest waterfall in the world (979 m (3,212 ft))


29 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Mauna Kea (Hawaii) - the highest mountain in the world (from the top to bottom it is 33,100 ft (10,100 m) high)


30 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)

Lake Baikal (Russia) - the deepest lake in the world (1,642 m (5,387 ft) at the deepest point)


31 The Largest Versions of Places and Things in the World (31 pics)


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№1 Author: crownie37 (19 Aug 2013 03:22) Total user comments: 160


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Interesting :91:
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№2 Author: TheIronSea (19 Aug 2013 06:06) Total user comments: 1015


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THE COLCA IS PERUVIAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Isn't colombian!!!!!
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№3 Author: Clavi (19 Aug 2013 09:22) Total user comments: 81


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I wanna visit some of those places :04:
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№4 Author: Lu (19 Aug 2013 20:05) Total user comments: 15082


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Three excellent posts in one day. Congrats AC. :04:
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№5 Author: alexacrow (19 Aug 2013 21:07) Total user comments: 1134


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The Angel waterfall in Venezuela is actually the one in the Pixar's movie "UP", "Paradise falls"
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№6 Author: mustafa1948p (19 Aug 2013 21:45) Total user comments: 40


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dead sea, the deepest point on earth

dead sea, the deepest point on earth
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