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Sunday, January 27, 2013

10 Heighest Mountains In The World


10:  Annapurna


Annapurna is a Sanskrit name of a girl, Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world & located in the Range of Himalayas in Nepal. Himalayas is a mountain range Extending 1500 miles on the Border between India and Tibet. Annapurna is one of the most Dangerous Mountain to climb. The Annapurna contains 6 Major peaks over 7,200 meters.

Range:            Annapurna Himalaya
Height:            8.091 Meter / 26547 Feet
Country:          Nepal
Continent:       Asia



9: Nanga Parbat


Nanga Parbat is the Urdu name of mountain which means Naked Mountain, because of its sharp slopes that are without snow or vegetation. Nanga Parbat is also called “The Murder Mountain”. It is the 9th highest Mountain in the world and the 2nd  highest Mountain in Pakistan. This deadly mountain is located in Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern areas of Pakistan. 

Range:            Nanga Parbat Himalaya
Height:            8,126 Meter / 26,660 Feet
Country:          Pakistan
Continent:       Asia



8:Manaslu


Manaslu is the 8th Biggest Mountain in the world, and also known as “Kutang”. Manaslu is located in Nepal Himalayas. Manaslu Height 8156 meters from the Sea level. This Himalaya is one of the highest peaks in this planet.

Range:            Manaslu Himalaya
Height:            8,163 Meter / 26,781 Feet
Country:          Nepal
Continent:       Asia



7: Dhaulagiri


Dhaulagiri is a Sanskrit name it means a beautiful mountain. Dhaulagiri Mountain located in the Himalayas of Nepal. Dhaulagiri peak recorded as 8,167 meter and take 7th place of highest Mountain in the world.

Range:            Dhaulagiri Himalaya
Height:            8,167 Meter / 26,795 Feet
Country:          Nepal
Continent:       Asia



6: Cho Oyu


Cho Oyu meaning of name is “Turquoise Goddess” in Tibetan. It is located in west of Mount Everest on the Tibet and Nepal border. Cho Oyu is the 6th highest Mountain in the world and 5th in Nepal. Cho Oyu recorded elevation as 8201 meter and in feet 26,906 above sea level.

Range:            Mahalangur Himalaya
Height:            8,188 Meter / 26,864 Feet
Country:          Nepal
Continent:       Asia



5: Makalu


Makalu is the 5th highest mountains in the world and is located in the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and China. Makalu and isolate the top of the mountain, which is the form like four side of the pyramid and its measured peakedness 8481 meters.

Range:           Mahalangur Himalaya
Height:           8,485 Meter / 27,838 Feet
Country:         Nepal
Continent:      Asia



4: Lhotse


Lhotse means “South Peak” in Tibetan. Lhotse is the 4th highest Mountain on earth and 3rd in Nepal. And it is located at border between Nepal and China and connected to Everest. Lhotse measured height 8516 meters above from Sea level.

Range:            Mahalangur Himalaya
Height:            8,516 Meter / 27,940 Feet
Country:          Nepal
Continent:       Asia



3: Kangchenjunga


Kangchenjunga is the Mountain in Himalayas on border between Nepal and India. Kangchenjunga standing with the Rank 3rd highest Mountain on this Planet and 2nd ranked in Nepal with measured Height 8586 meters. Kangchenjunga has an enormous length. The meaning of Kangchenjunga mountain is "The Five Treasures of Snows".

Range:            Kangchenjunga Himalaya
Height:            8,586 Meter / 28,169 Feet
Country:          Nepal
Continent:       Asia



2: K2


K2 is the 2nd Highest Mountain in the world and the Highest Peak in Pakistan. K2 also known as Chogori which means “The king of Mountain”. And K2 is belongs from Karakoram the mountain range. K2 is located in Gilgit region of Pakistan.

Range:            Karakoram
Height:            8,611 Meter / 28,251 Feet
Country:          Pakistan
Continent:       Asia



1: Mount Everest


Mount Everest is Highest Mountain in the world and another name of this biggest rock on the Earth is “Chomolangma” which means “Goddess Mother of Snow”. Mount Everest located on the border of Nepal and Tibet.

Range:           Mahalangur Himalaya
Height:           8,848 Meter / 29,029 Feet
Country:         Nepal
Continent:      Asia 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

10 Longest Rivers In The World


10: Amur River


Amur River is also known as Heilong Jiang, it’s a Chinese language word which means Black Dragon. This River has a symbolic history between Chinese and Russian relations.
Amur River is located on the borders of China and Russia, and faced many other rivers confluence.


Length:         4444 KM

Discharge:    1084,160 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    Asia

Countries:    Russia, China



9: Congo River


Congo River is the second longest river in Africa and the deepest river in the world. The debt of Congo River is 750 Feet. The surrounding area of the river is covered with rainy forests.
Congo River is the life line of their host countries. It is also a good point for tourists.


Length:         4700 KM

Discharge:    1500,000 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    Africa

Countries:    Zambia, Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Angola



8: Parana River


Parana River is the second longest river of South America. This River is the great source of energy and has many famous tourist spots.
Parana is the combination of 3 Tupi language words (para rehe onava) which means “like the sea”.
Parana has the largest waterfall in the world, known as Iguazu Falls, located on the borders of Brazil and Argentina.


Length:         4880 KM

Discharge:    610,600 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    South America

Countries:    Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina



7: Ob Irtysh River


Ob Irtysh River is the longest river in Russia, and the 4th longest river in Asia. It is the confluence of Ob and Irtysh Rivers. Every year the river is freezes for 5 to 6 months.
Ob Irtysh River flows from south to north. It starts from Altai Mountains and ends in the Kara Sea.


Length:         5410 KM

Discharge:    440,600 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    Asia

Countries:    China, Kazakhstan, Russia



6: Yellow River


Yellow River is the English name of two Chinese words Huang He which is the real name if this river. 
Yellow River is the second longest river in China. It named because of its color, river water carried yellow silt with flow, which makes the entire river yellow.
It is the birth place of Chinese Civilization and also known as the mother river.


Length:         5464 KM

Discharge:    90,800 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    Asia

Countries:    China



5: Yenisei Angara River


Yenisei Angara River is the longest river in Russia and the second largest river in Asia. It flows from Mongolia to Kara Sea. The maximum debt of Yenisei Angara River is 80 Feet.
Yenisei Angara is the confluence of two rivers Yenisei River and Angara River. It is the largest river system which flows into the Arctic Ocean.


Length:         5536 KM

Discharge:    692,167 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    Asia

Countries:    Mongolia, Russia



4: Mississippi River


Mississippi name comes from the French word Messipi, which means Great River.
Mississippi River is the longest river in United State and the fourth longest river in the world. It flow from the North Woods of Minnesota State, and after the confluence with Ohio River and Arkansas River it gone in to the Gulf of Mexico.


Length:         5971 KM

Discharge:    593,000 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    North America

County:        United State



3: Yangtze River


Yangtze River is also called Chang Jiang. It is the longest river in China and plays an important role in Chinese economy as well as agriculture.
Yangtze River is used for transportation, not only in the modern age but from thousands of years people have used this river for transportation, irrigation and boundary marking.

                    
Length:         6380 KM

Discharge:    1,065,302 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    Asia

County:        China



2: Amazon River


Amazon River is the second longest river in the world and it carried the greatest volume of water and discharge 20% of all freshwater in the Ocean. It flows from west to east into the Atlantic Ocean.
Amazon tributary areas are covered with heavy rain forest, in rainy season these areas are flooded and increase the river to 30 feet.


Length:         6437 KM

Discharge:    7,381,000 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    South America

Countries:    Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil



1: Nile River


Neil is the longest river in the world also known as the father of African Rivers. Neil was also called Iteru which means Great River.
White Neil and Blue Neil are the major tributaries of Neil River.
Neil flows out of those deserted areas which doesn’t receive more than an inch of rain. Since ancient times, the civilization of Egypt and Sudan depend on the Water of Neil.


Length:         6825 KM

Discharge:    99,941 Cubic Feet / Second

Continent:    Africa

Countries:    Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt

Sunday, January 13, 2013

10 Tallest Skyscrapers In The World



10: International Finance Center


Height:                438.6 Meters

Floors:                103

Country:             China

City:                   Guangzhou

Construction:     2005-2010

Guangzhou International Finance Center is a skyscraper in Guangzhou, China.
Wilkinson Eyre designed and constructs this marvelous building. It is also known as Guangzhou West Tower.



9: Kingkey 100



Height:                 441.8 Meters

Floors:                 100

Country:              China

City:                     Shenzhen

Construction:      2007-2011

The Kingkey 100, known as Kingkey Finance Center Plaza, is a skyscraper in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.It is currently the tallest building in Shenzhen, as well as being the 9th tallest building in the world.




8: Willis Tower


Height:                 412.7 Meters

Floors:                 108

Country:              United State

City:                    Chicago

Construction:      1970-1973

Willis Tower commonly referred to as named "Sears Tower" It is a 108 story, 442 meters skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. At the time of its completion in 1973, it was the tallest building in the world.




7: Zifeng Tower


Height:                450 Meters

Floors:                 89

Country:             China

City:                    Nanjing

Construction:      2005-2009

Zifeng Tower also known as "Nanjing Greenland Financial Center" This is 450-metres skyscraper completed in 2009 in Nanjing, China. It contain 89 stories and this biggest structured designed by Adrian Smith.




6: Petronas Towers


Height:                451.9 Meters

Floors:                 88

Country:             Malaysia

City:                    Kuala Lumpur

Construction:     1992-1998

The Petronas Towers, also known as the "Petronas Twin Towers" are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.It's construction start from 1992 and completed in 1998. The estimated cost of this building is 1.6 billion US Dollar. 




5: International Commerce Center


Height:                480 Meters

Floors:                 118

Country:              China

City:                    Hong Kong

Construction:      2002-2010

The International Commerce Center also known as "ICC Tower". Structural height 484 meters & 118 storeys skyscraper completed in 2010 in West Kowloon, Hong Kong and the tallest buildings in Hong Kong.




4: World Financial Center


Height:                490 Meters

Floors:                 101

Country:             China

City:                    Shanghai

Construction:     1997-2008

The Shanghai World Financial Center "SWFC" is a skyscraper located in Pudong, Shanghai, China. SWFC is a mixed-use skyscraper, consisting of offices, observation decks, hotels, conference rooms and ground-floor shopping malls. It is also the second highest hotel in the world and the tallest structure in China.




3: Taipei 101


Height:                509 Meters

Floors:                101

Country:             Taiwan

City:                    Taipei

Construction:     1999-2004

Taipei 101 known as the "Taipei World Financial Center",is a landmark skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei,Taiwan. The structural height of this skyscraper is 509 m, Tallest in the world from 2004 to 2010.




2: Abraj Al Bait


Height:                601 Meters

Floors:                120

Country:             Saudi Arabia 

City:                    Mecca

Construction:      2004-2012

Abraj Al-Bait Towers, Also known as the "Mecca Royal Clock Hotel Tower" a building located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This is the tallest clock tower and also the largest clock diameter in the world.




1: Burj Khalifa


Height:                828 Meters

Floors:                163

Country:             United Arab Emirates 

City:                    Dubai

Construction:     2004-2010

Burj Khalifa "Khalifa tower", known as Burj Dubai is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Till now this is the tallest man made structure in the world ever. The total cost for the project is about $1.5 billion US Dollar.

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