World's Most Incredible Places

1. Lowest Point - Challenger Deep
Challenger DeepLocated at the bottom of the Marianas Trench 10,911 m (35,797 ft) below sea level only three people have ever reached the bottom.

2. Shortest River - Roe River, MontanaThe Roe River that flows between Giant Springs and the Missouri River has been named by the Guinness Book of World Records to be the shortest river on Earth at only 200 feet long.

3. Longest Glacier - Lambert-Fisher, Antarctica
Lambert-Fisher, AntarcticaStretching for over 100 miles, this is by far the longest ice flow in the world.

4. Largest Gorge - Grand Canyon, United States
Grand Canyon, United StatesNearly 220 miles long and more than a mile deep, the Colorado River is responsible for carving out the worlds largest gorge.

5. Longest Coastline of any Country - Canada
CanadaWith a coastline that stretches for 151,019 miles, if you were to walk its entire length at a pace of 20 km per day the journey would take you 33 years to complete.

6. Largest Freshwater Lake - Lake Superior
Lake SuperiorThe largest body of freshwater in the world is found between the United States and Canada with a size of 31,820 square miles.

7. Highest Mountain Pass - Marsimik La, India
Marsimik LaAt 5,582 metres (18,314 ft) this pass in northern India is often considered to be the highest navigable road in the world.

8. Higest Waterfall - Angel Falls, Venezuela
Angel Falls, VenezuelaWith a height of 3,211 feet this waterfall is the largest in the world. In fact, its so high that water evaporates before it even reaches the ground!

9. Windiest Place - Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica
Commonwealth BayWith winds that regularly exceed 240 kilometres (150 mi) per hour and an average annual wind speed of 80 kilometres (50 mi) per hour, Commonwealth Bay is the windiest spot on Earth.

10. Coldest Inhabited Place - Oymkyakon, Russia
Oymkyakon, RussiaWith sub zero temperatures for 7 months out of the year, this town of 400 people suffers long and brutally cold winters.

11. Greatest Vertical Drop - Mount Thor, Canada
Mount ThorAt 1,250 m (4,101 ft), with an average angle of 105 degrees, this drop makes Thor a favorite among climbers.

12. Most Populous Landlocked Country - Ethiopia
EthiopiaNot only is it home to the hottest inhabited place on Earth, it is also home to over 70 million people without a coastline, more than any other landlocked nation.



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