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Great Sandy Desert

The Great Sandy Desert is a desert in the northwest of Australia, mostly in Western Australia. It is the second-largest desert in Australia. It covers about 284.993 square kilometres. South of the Great Sandy Desert is the Gibson Desert, and to t ...

                                               

Jack Hills

The Jack Hills are a range of hills in Western Australia. They include the oldest material of terrestrial origin found on Earth. These are zircons which formed about 4.4 billion years ago. The oldest zircon with the most consistent date is closer ...

                                               

Little Sandy Desert

The Little Sandy Desert is a desert in Western Australia. South of the Little Sandy Desert is the Great Sandy Desert and to west of it is Gibson Desert. It is to the east of Great Northern Highway, which is south of the town Newman and about 200 ...

                                               

Pilbara

The Pilbara is a large, thinly populated region in the north of Western Australia. The region has a population of about 48.600. Pilbara is known for Aboriginal peoples, its stunning landscapes, its red earth and its vast mineral deposits, in part ...

                                               

Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island is 18 kilometres from the mainland of Western Australia. It is called Wadjemup by the Noongar tribe, which means land across the water. Rottnest is a popular tourist attaction.

                                               

Lake Constance

Lake Constace or Lake of Constance is a large Lake on the river Rhine. It is on the border between Germany and Switzerland and Austria. It is the third largest lake in Central Europe after Lake Balaton and Lake Geneva. It is made of two smaller l ...

                                               

Odenwald

In the south of the Odenwald there is the Neckar River. In the east there is the Main River. In the west there is the valley of the Rhine River. The highest mountain is the Katzenbuckel literally "cats hump", 626 m.

                                               

Rhine River

The Rhine River is 1.230 kilometres long. The Rhine is the second longest river in Europe. Its name comes from the Celtic word renos ", which means raging flow. The Rhine is an important waterway. 883 kilometres 549 mi can be used by ships, and b ...

                                               

Swabian Jura

The Swabian Jura is a plateau in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. The Swabian Jura is situated between the Black Forest, Stuttgart, Bavaria and Lake Constance. A lot of fossils are found here. The highest mountain is the Lemberg.

                                               

Verenahof

Verenahof was until 1967 a tiny part of West Germany containing three houses and twenty-four residents, completely surrounded by land belonging to Switzerland. The West German territory was an enclave separated from the rest of the country by a s ...

                                               

Biberkopf

The Biberkopf is a mountain in the Alps. It is on the border between Germany and Austria. The mountain is 2.599 metres high. The Biberkopf is on the main ridge of the Allgau Alps. It forms a border between Bavaria, Germany and Tyrol, Austria. It ...

                                               

Bockkarkopf

The Bockkarkopf is a mountain in the Allgau Alps on the main ridge. It is 2.609 metres high. It is the ninth highest peak in the Allgau Alps. Bockkarkopf forms a border between Bavarian border with Tyrol. It is found between the Wilder Mann mount ...

                                               

Fellhorn

The Fellhorn is a 2.038 metres tall mountain in the Allgau Alps near Oberstdorf, Germany, on the border with Austria. According to Austrian information the mountain is 2039 m tall.

                                               

Hochvogel

The Hochvogel is a 2.592 metres high mountain in the Allgau Alps. The border between Germany and Austria runs over the summit. Climbers can ascend the summit on two marked routes. One of the most interesting climbs is by Hermann von Barth. He sta ...

                                               

Iller-Lech Plateau

In the northwest: the Swabian Jura D60 on the map; The river Danube is roughly the border between the two natural regions. In the extreme northeast: the Franconian Jura D61 on the map; The river Danube is roughly the border between the two natura ...

                                               

Krottenspitze

The Krottenspitze is a mountain in the Allgau Alps. It is 2.551 metres high. It is one of the few rocky summits of the main ridge that is visible from Oberstdorf. There are no marked routes to the Krottenspitze. It was first climbed in 1854 for s ...

                                               

Ofnerspitze

The Ofnerspitze is a rocky mountain in the Allgau Alps. It is 2.576 metres high. It is southeast of the Krottenspitze, and joined to it by a flat piece of rock. It is made of Dolomite. There are no marked paths to the Ofnerspitze, and it is rarel ...

                                               

Pegnitz River

The Pegnitz is a small river in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany. The Pegnitz has its source in the city of the same name at an altitude of 425 m and meets the Rednitz at 283 m northwest of Furth. From that point on the river is called Regnitz. ...

                                               

Trettachspitze

The Trettachspitze is a mountain in the Allgau Alps in Germany. It is made of Dolomite and is 2.595 metres high. It is one of the best-known mountains in the Allgau Alps. It is the only high rocky mountain in the Allgau Alps that is completely in ...

                                               

Zugspitze

The Zugspitze is located in Bavaria, Germany. It is the highest mountain in Germany. It is 2.962 m above sea level. It attracts thousands of visitors every year.

                                               

Unter den Linden

Unter den Linden is a boulevard in the Mitte district of Berlin, the capital of Germany. It is named for its linden trees that line the grassed pedestrian mall in the middle of the road Unter den Linden runs east–west from the site of the former ...

                                               

Oder River

The Oder River is a river in Central Europe. It starts in the Czech Republic and flows through Poland and Germany. It forms 187 kilometers of the border between Poland and Germany. The river is 854 kilometres long and ends in the Szczecin Lagoon ...

                                               

Vogelsberg Mountains

The Vogelsberg Mountains are a group of low mountains in central Germany. They are in the middle of the state of Hessen. They are the product of ancient volcanic activity and are separated from the Rhon Mountains by the Fulda River and its valley ...

                                               

Rhineland

The Rhinelands used to mean an area on both banks of the Rhine, in Central Europe, but the Rhineland is now a general word for areas of Germany along the middle and the lower Rhine. It borders Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west a ...

                                               

Ruhr

The Ruhr is a river in western Germany. It flows into the Rhine River. It is 218 kilometres long. The Ruhr begins near the town of Winterberg and flows into the Rhine River near Dusseldorf. Winterberg is located in the Sauerland region and Dussel ...

                                               

Our (river)

The Our is a river in Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. It is a left-hand tributary of the Sauer river, and so it is part of the drainage basin of the Rhine river.

                                               

Palatinate (region)

The Palatinate, historically also Rhenish Palatinate, is a region in south-western Germany. It occupies more than a quarter of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

                                               

Saar River

The Saar is a river in northeastern France and western Germany. It is a right tributary of the Moselle River. It rises in the Vosges Mountains in Grand Est and flows northwards into the Moselle near Trier. The first written mention of the Saar, i ...

                                               

Sauer

The Sauer or Sûre is a river in Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. It is a left tributary of the river Moselle, and so it is part of the drainage basin of the Rhine river.

                                               

Sachsische Schweiz (tourism)

Sachsische Schweiz means Saxon Switzerland in English. It is a mountainous climbing area and national park near Dresden in Saxony, Germany. Part of the area is in the Czech Republic. It is called the Bohemian Switzerland in the Czech Republic. Sa ...

                                               

Heligoland

Heligoland is a small German group of islands in the North Sea. It has been controlled by Denmark and between 1807 and 1890 by the British. The islands have a population of 1.650. They are the only German islands not nearby to the mainland and ar ...

                                               

John Joe OReilly

John Joe OReilly was born at the Derries, Killeshandra, County Cavan. After early successes with St Patrick’s College and his club, Cornafean, he captained the Cavan team, which won All-Ireland Senior Football Championships in 1947 and 1948, havi ...

                                               

Patrick Hillery

Patrick John Hillery was an Irish Fianna Fail politician and the sixth President of Ireland from 1976 until 1990. First elected at the 1951 general election as a Fianna Fail TD for County Clare, he remained in Dail Eireann until 1973. During this ...

                                               

Patrick Murphy (giant)

Patrick Murphy was an Irish giant, born in County Down from parents James Murphy and mother Peggy, who put himself in a show as a way of making money. He originally worked on the docks in Liverpool, England and, after that, became a waiter at a h ...

                                               

Charles Stewart Parnell

Charles Stewart Parnell was an Irish member of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. He led the Irish Parliamentary Party. He played an important part in the fight for Home Rule for Ireland.

                                               

Urdu

Urdu, also known as Lashkari or the Lashkari language لشکری ‍زبان is a mixture of several languages having its origin in Turkish, Persian and Arabic languages, hence it is also termed as a Lashkari Zaban. It is the national language of Pakistan. ...

                                               

Gawar-Bati language

Gawar-Bati is known in Chitral as Aranduyiwar, because it is spoken in Village Arandu, which is the last village in the bottom of Chitral and is across the Kunar River from Berkot in Afghanistan. Chitral keeps a military base in Arandu to guard a ...

                                               

Khowar Language Movement

The Khowar Language Movement is a linguistic movement in Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan aimed at reviving the Khowar Chitrali language, Khowar art, Khowar culture and Khowar literature in Chitral, Swat and Ghizer Districts of Pakistan. The ...

                                               

Badeshi language

Badeshi is a northwestern Indo-Iranic language spoken by over 10.000 people in upper reaches of Bishigram Valley, east of Madyan, Swat, Kohistan in Northern Areas of Pakistan. Badeshi people of Bishigram Valley and Tirat Valley are total around 1 ...

                                               

Balti language

Balti is a language spoken in Baltistan, in the Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan and adjoining parts of the disputed territory of Indian-administered Kashmir. Before 1948 Baltistan was part of Ladakh province. The language is a sub-dialect of Ladakhi ...

                                               

Burushaski language

Burushaski is a language isolate spoken by some 87.000 Burusho people in the Hunza, Nagar, Yasin, and parts of the Gilgit valleys in the Northern Areas, Pakistan. It is also spoken by some 300 speakers in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir. Ot ...

                                               

Domaaki language

Domaaki - also known as Dumaki or Domaa - is a language spoken in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. It is the traditional tongue of the Dooma sg. Doom, a small ethnic group scattered in extended family units among larger host communities. In former ...

                                               

Punjabi language

Punjabi is an Indo-Aryan language. It is the first language of about 130 million people, and is the 10th most spoken language in the world. Most of the people who speak this language live in the Punjab region of Pakistan and India. It is also wid ...

                                               

Dhatki language

Dhatki, also known as Dhati or Thari, is a sociolect of Marwari dialect of Rajasthani language. It is spoken in western parts of Jaisalmer and Barmer districts of Rajasthan in the Republic of India and eastern parts of Sindh province of Pakistan. ...

                                               

Katō Takaaki

In this Japanese name, the family name is Katō. Katō Takaaki was a Japanese businessman, politician and diplomat. He served as the Prime Minister of Japan from 11 June 1924 to 28 January 1926.

                                               

Motoo Kimura

In this Japanese name, the family name is Kimura. Motoo Kimura was a Japanese mathematician and biologist. He was known for introducing the neutral theory of molecular evolution in 1968. "Calculating the rate of evolution in terms of nucleotide s ...

                                               

Kiyonori Kikutake

Kiyonori Kikutake was an important Japanese architect. He start the Japanese Metabolist group of architects. He also taught several important Japanese architects, such as Toyo Ito, Shōzō Uchii and Itsuko Hasegawa.

                                               

Mitsuharu Misawa

Mitsuharu Misawa was a Japanese professional wrestler. Considered one of the best wrestlers in professional wrestling history, Misawa was a five-time AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion, three-time GHC Heavyweight Champion and was named Wrestl ...

                                               

Kitanoumi Toshimitsu

Kitanoumi Toshimitsu was a Japanese sumo wrestler. He was the dominant yokozuna in sumo during the 1970s. Kitanoumi was promoted to yokozuna at age 21, becoming the youngest ever to achieve sumos top rank, and he remained a yokozuna for a record ...

                                               

Nobuyuki Abe

Nobuyuki Abe, also known as Noboyuki Abe, was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, Governor-General of Korea, and 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940.