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HIGHEST MOUNTAINS

1. Everest  8.848 m  (China, Nepal)
2. K2  8.611 m  (China, Pakistan)
3. Kangchenjunga  8.586 m  (India, Nepal)
4. Lhotse  8.516 m  (China, Nepal)
5. Makalu  8.463 m  (China, Nepal)
6. Cho Oyu  8.201 m  China, Nepal)
7. Dhaulagiri  8.167 m  (Nepal)
8. Manaslu  8.163 m  (Nepal)
9. Nanga Parbat  8.125 m  (Pakistan)
10. Annapurna  8.091 m  (Nepal)
11. Gasherbrum  8.068 m  (Pakistan)
12. Broad Peak  8.047 m  (Pakistan)
13. Shishapangma  8.012 m  (Pakistan)
14. Gyachung Kang  7.952 m  (China, Nepal)
15. Himalchuli  7.893 m  (Nepal)


LONGEST RIVERS

1. Amazon, Ucayali, Apurímac  6.992 km  (Brazil, Perù, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Venezuela)
2. Nile, Kagera  6.853 km  (Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, Congo, South Sudan)
3. Yangtze  6.300 km  (China)
4. Mississippi, Missouri, Jefferson  6.275 km  (U.S.A., Canada)
5. Yenisei, Angara, Selenge  5.539  km (Russia, Mongolia)
6. Huang He  5.464 km  (China)
7. Ob, Irtysh  5.410 km  (Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia)
8. Paraná, Río de la Plata  4.880 km  (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay)
9. Congo, Chambeshi  4.700 km  (Central African Republic, Congo, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda)
10. Amur, Argun  4.444  km (Russia, Mongolia, China)
11. Lena  4.400 km  (Russia)
12. Mekong  4.350 km  (China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam)
13. Mackenzie, Slave, Peace, Finlay  4.241 km  (Canada)
14. Niger  4.200 km  (Nigeria, Mali, Niger, Algeria, Cameroon, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Chad, Benin)
15. Murray, Darling  3.672 km  (Australia)


LARGEST LAKES

1. Caspian Sea  436.000 sq km  (Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Iran)
2. Superior  82.100 sq km  (Canada, U.S.A.)
3. Victoria  68.870 sq km  (Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania)
4. Huron  59.600 sq km  (Canada, U.S.A.)
5. Michigan  58.000 sq km  (U.S.A.)
6. Tanganyika  32.600 sq km  (Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Congo)
7. Baikal  31.500 sq km  (Russia)
8. Great Bear Lake  31.000 sq km  (Canada)
9. Malawi  29.500 sq km  (Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania)
10. Great Slave Lake  27.000 sq km (Canada)
11. Erie  25.700 sq km  (Canada, U.S.A.)
12. Winnipeg  24.514 sq km  (Canada)
13. Ontario  18.960 sq km  (Canada, U.S.A.)
14. Ladoga  18.130 sq km  (Russia)
15. Balkhash  16.400 sq km  (Kazakhstan)


LARGEST ANIMALS (average weight - length)

1. Blue whale 110 ton - 25 m
2. North Pacific whale 60 ton - 15,5 m
3. Sperm whale 31,25 ton - 13,2 m
4. Whale shark 11,8 ton - 9,7 m
5. Killer whale 6,3 ton - 7 m
6. Basking shark 5,2 ton - 7 m
7. African elephant 4,9 ton - 6,8 m
8. Asian elephant 4,15 ton - 6,3 m
9. Great white shark 2,1 ton - 4,8 m
10. White rhinoceros 2 ton - 4,5 m
11. Saltwater crocodile 2 ton - 4,5 m
12. Hippopotamus 1,8 ton - 4,5 m
13. Black rhinoceros 1,1 ton - 2,9 m
14. Giraffe 1 ton - 5,15 m
15. Ocean sunfish 1 ton - 1,8 m


COLDEST PLACES

1. Vostok Station, Antarctica -89,2 °C  -128.6 °F
2. Amundsen - Scott south pole station, Antarctica -82,8 °C  -117 °F
3. Dome Argus, Antarctica -82,5 °C  -116.5 °F
4. Verkhoyansk, Russia -69,8 °C  -93.6 °F
5. Oymyakon, Russia -67,8 °C  -90 °F
6. North Ice, Greenland -66,1 °C  -87 °F
7. Snag, Canada -63 °C  -81.4 °F
8. Prospect Creek, Alaska, U.S.A. -62 °C  -80 °F
9. Ust Shchugor, Russia -58,1 °C  -72.6 °F
10. Medicine Lake, U.S.A. -57 °C  -70 °F
11. Malgovik, Sweden -53 °C  -63.4 °F
12. Grunloch Doline, Austria -52,6 °C  -62.9 °F
13. Mohe County, China -52,3 °C  -62.1 °F
14. Kittila, Finland -51,5 °C  -60.7 °F
15. Karasjok, Norway -51,4 °C  -60.5 °F


HOTTEST PLACES

1. Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley, U.S.A. 56,7 °C 134.1 °F
2. Kebili, Tunisia 55,0 °C 131 °F
3. Ahwaz, Iran 54,0 °C 129 °F
4. Mitribah, Kuwait 54,0 °C 129.2 °F
5. Tirat Zvi, Israel 54,0 °C 129.2 °F
6. Basra, Iraq 53,9 °C 129.0 °F
7. Mohenjo, Pakistan 53,5 °C 128.3 °F
8. Al Jazeera Border Gate, United Arab Emirates 52,1 °C 125.8 °F
9. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 52,0 °C 125.6 °F
10. El Bayadh, Algeria 51,3 °C 124.3 °F
11. Phalodi, India 51,0 °C 123.8 °F
12. Buraimi, Oman 50,8 °C 123.4 °F
13. Semara, Western Sahara 50,7 °C 123.3 °F
14. Oodnadatta, Australia 50,7 °C 123.3 °F
15. Turpan, Xinjiang, China 50,5 °C 122.9 °F