Highest & Largest in the World

World’s Highest natural waterfalls

RANKWATERFALLHEIGHT (meters)COUNTRY
1Angel Falls979Venezuela
2Tugela Falls948South Africa
3Tres Hermanas Falls914Peru
4Olo’upena Falls900United States
5Yumbilla Falls896Peru
6Vinnufossen860Norway
7Balåifossen850Norway
8Pu’uka’oku Falls840United States
9James Bruce Falls840Canada
10Browne Falls836New Zealand
World’s Highest Mountains on Earth
RANKMOUNTAINHEIGHT (meters)COUNTRY
1Mount Everest 8848Nepal/China
2K28611Pakistan/China
3Kangchenjunga8586Nepal/India
4Lhotse8516Nepal/China
5Makalu8485Nepal/China
6Cho Oyu8188Nepal/China
7Dhaulagiri I8167Nepal
8Manaslu8163Nepal
9Nanga Parbat8126Pakistan
10Annapurna I8091Nepal
World’s Longest Rivers by Legth
RANKRIVERHEIGHT (K.m)
1Nile6650
2Amazon6575
3YangtZe6300
4Mississipi-Missouri6275
5Yenisei5539
6Huang He5464
7Irtysh5410
8River Plate4880
9Congo River4700
10Heilong Jiang4444
World’s Largest Deserts by Area
RANKDESERTArea(Km^2)
1Sahara9.0 Mio
2Australian Desert2.7 Mio
3Arabian Desert2.3 Mio
4Gobi Desert1.295 Mio
5Kalahari0.9 Mio
6Patagonian Desert0.62 Mio
7Syrian desert0.52 Mio
8Great Basin0.492 Mio
9Chihuahuan0.45 Mio
10Karakum0.35 Mio
World Largest Lakes by Area
RANKLAKEArea(Km^2)
1Caspian Sea371,000
2Superior82,100
3Victoria68,870
4Huron59,600
5Michigan58,000
6Tanganyika32,600
7Baikal31,500
8Great Bear Lake31,000
9Malawi Lake29,500
10Great Slave Lake27,000
World Highest Volcanoes by Elevation
RANKVolcanoHEIGHT (meters)COUNTRY
1Mauna Kea10,203Hawaii
2Mauna Loa9,170Hawaii
3Haleakala9,144Hawaii
4Teide7,500Canary Islands
5Piton des Neiges7,071Reunion
6Ojos del Salado6,893Argentina/Chile
7Monte Pissis6,793Argentina
8Nevado Tres Cruces6,748Argentina/Chile
9Llullaillaco6,739Argentina/Chile
10Tipas6,660Argentina
World’s Largest Islands by Area
RANKISLANDArea(Km^2)
1Greenland2,130,800
2New Guinea785,753
3Borneo748,168
4Madagascar587,041
5Baffin Island507,451
6Sumatra443,065
7Honshu225,800
8Victoria Island217,291
9Great britain209,331
10Ellesmere Island145,836
World’s Largest Countries by Area
RANKCOUNTRYArea(Km^2)
1Russia17.098 Mio
2Canada14.000 Mio
3China9.596 Mio
4Unites States Of America9.833 Mio
5Brazil8.515 Mio
6India7.692 Mio
7Argentina2.780 Mio
8Kazakhstan2.724 Mio
9Algeria2.381 Mio
10Democratic Republic of the Congo2.344 Mio

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