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2 Sources: Philip s Encyclopedic World Atlas and Gleerups Stora Bildatlas. In, the generally accepted highest summit is Mount Elbrus (5,642 m) in the Caucasus. This is the accepted summit when the Caucasus mountains are included within s boundaries. The issue is disputed, with some people considering Mont Blanc (4,808 m) to be highest mountain in. The highest mountain of the Australian mainland is Mount Kosciuszko (2,228 m), but it is actually smaller than the highest mountain in New Zealand, Mount Cook (3,754 m). The highest mountain in Oceania is Puncak Jaya, 4,884 m, on the island of New Guinea. Since the 18th century the border between and Asia has widely been considered to go along the Ural Mountains, Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains.

3 rivers, lakes and mountains Continents Red Green South America Beige Purple Africa Blue Asia Yellow Oceania Grey Antarctica The Worlds Longest Rivers 1 The Nile, Africa 6650 km 2 The Amazon River, South America 6437 km 3 Mississippi- Missouri Rivers, km 4 Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), Asia 6300 km 5 Ob River, Asia 5570 km 6 The Yellow River ( Huang Ho), Asia 4700 km 7 The Yenisei-Angara River, Asia 4500 km Other Rivers 8 Volga, 9 Congo, Africa 10 Rio Grande, 11 Mackenzie River, 12 Danube, 13 Tigris, Asia 14 Eufrat, Asia 15 Ganges, Asia 16 Mekong, Asia 17 Murray-Darling, Oceania The Worlds Largest Lakes 18 The Caspian Sea, Asia 19 Lake Superior, 20 Lake Victoria, Africa 21 Lake Huron, Other Lakes 22 The Black Sea, 23 Lake Bajkal, Asia The World s Highest Mountains s 24 Mt. Everest, Asia 25 K2, Asia 26 Aconcagua, South America 27 Mt. Fuji, Asia 28 Mont Blanc, 29 Mt. Cook, New Zealand, Oceania The Seven Summits s 30 Mt. McKinley (or Denali), 31 Aconcagua, South America 32 Mt Elbrus, 33 Kilimanjaro, Africa 34 Mt. Everest, Asia 35 Mt. Kosciuszko & Mt. Puncak Jaya, Oceania 36 Vinson Massif, Antarctica Mountain Ranges 37 Rocky Mountains, 38 Appalachian Mountains, 39 Mackenzie, 40 The Andes, South America 41 The Alps, 42 Skanderna, (Scandinavia) 43 The Pyrenees, 44 The Ural Mountains, -Asia 45 The Caucasus Mountains, 46 The Atlas Mountains, Africa 47 Great Rift Valley, Africa 48 Drakensberg, Africa 49 The Himalayas, Asia 50 The Great Dividing Range (or Eastern Highlands), Australia

4 animals Grizzly Bear Seal Lion Eagle Reindeer Zebra Alligator South America Polar Bear Walrus Oceania Shark Anaconda Asia Koala Puma Panda Kangaroo Colibri Giant Tortoise Orangutan Tiger Antarctica Penguins Afrika Killer Whale Wolf Camel Moose Giraffe Each animal may fit on more than one continent.

5 buildings, landmarks & sights The Statue of Liberty Grand Canyon The Pyramids in Chichen Itza* Igloo South America Christ Redeemer in Brazil * Machu Picchu in Peru * Moai Statues Easter Island Heads, Easter Island The Colosseum, Italy * The Parthenon Temple, Greece Kremlin, Russia Stonehenge, England The Eiffel Tower, France Asien The Archaeological Site of Petra, Jordan * Taj Mahal, India * Angkor Wat Temple, Cambodia Africa The Sahara Desert The Great Pyramid of Cheops, Egypt Oceania The Sydney Opera House Ayers Rock, (Uluru) Australia The Great Barrier Reef, Australia Antarctica Igloo The Great Wall of China * * The world s original seven wonders of the world were hardly a representation of the world. Two of them were situated in Greece, two in Egypt, two in Turkey and one in Iraq. They were selected prior to the birth of Christ and today only the Pyramids in Egypt remains. New Seven Wonders of the World is a project that attempts to revive the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World concept with a list of modern wonders. A popularity poll was organized by the private, non-profit New Open World Corporation (NOWC), with winners announced on July 7, 2007 in Lisbon, Portugal. The new seven wonders of the world are: The Great Wall of China, Petra in Jordan, Christ the Redeemer Statue in Brazil, Machu Picchu in Peru, Chichen Itza in Mexico, Colosseum in Italy, Taj Mahal in India, The Great Pyramid in Egypt.

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