South Pole

The South Pole is one of the most attractive places for astronomical research due to its location at the South Pole, low humidity and atmospheric transparency of the air. The photo shows the American Amundsen-Scott science station. Standing apart from the main building are the astronomical complexes: the South Pole Telescope (SPT) and the Martin …

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Brasilia (Brazil)

Geography Brasilia is the capital of Brazil, located in the central part of the country. The city was specially built in 1956 to replace Rio de Janeiro as the capital of Brazil. Brasilia was designed by legendary architect Oscar Niemeyer and urbanist Lucio Costa. The city has a unique design, with major government and institutional …

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New Caledonia

New Caledonia

New Caledonia is a French overseas territory located in the South Pacific. It is located on the east coast of the Australian continent, north of New Zealand and south of Equatorial Guinea. New Caledonia is an archipelago consisting of the main island of Grande Terre, about 20 smaller islands and many coral reefs. New Caledonia …

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Mombasa (Kenya)

Mombasa (Kenya)

Mombasa is Kenya’s largest port city, located on the east coast of Africa, on the shores of the Indian Ocean. The city is the economic, commercial and tourist center of the region. The city is also famous for its beautiful beaches, where you can relax and enjoy the warm Indian Ocean. Mombasa is also known …

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Anti-Lebanon Mountains

Anti-Lebanon Mountains

The Anti-Lebanon Mountains (also known as the “East Mountains of Lebanon”) are a mountain range that stretches on the border between Lebanon and Syria in southwest Asia. They run parallel to the mountains of the Lebanese range and extend for about 150 km from the northwest to the southeast. The highest point of the Anti-Lebanon …

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Queensland (state)

Queensland (state)

Queensland is one of Australia’s states located on the northeast coast of the country. Queensland is the second largest state in Australia after Western Australia and covers more than 1.7 million square kilometers. The state has a population of about 5 million people, most of whom live in cities on the southeast coast, such as …

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Altiplano (Andes)

Altiplano (Andes)

The Altiplano is a depression between the powerful mountain ranges of the Western Cordillera and the Eastern Cordillera of the Central Andes in the west of the South American continent, a vast mountain plateau located in the states of Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. It extends in an elongated long strip with a slight gradual …

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Tbilisi Georgia

Tbilisi (Georgia)

Tbilisi is the capital and largest city of Georgia. It is located on the banks of the Kura River, in the southeast of the country, and has a population of about 1.1 million people. History Tbilisi, the capital and the largest city of Georgia, is located 8 area of the most ancient sites on the …

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Damascus (Syria)

Damascus (Syria)

Damascus is the capital of Syria, located in the southwest of the country on the Barada River. It is one of the oldest cities in the world, over 10,000 years old and was built at the crossroads of ancient trade routes. History There are many versions about the appearance of the first settlement on the …

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Lake Leman

Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva is the largest lake in western Central Europe, located on the border of Switzerland and France. The lake has a semi-circle shape and an area of about 580 square kilometers. Its length is about 72 kilometers and maximum depth is more than 300 meters. Lake Lehman is famous for its beauty and is …

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