Monday, December 1, 2008

HIGHEST, LONGEST, BIGGEST, LARGEST, DEEPEST, SMALLEST OF THE WORLD

Largest Airport - King Khalid International Airport (South Arabia)
Highest Airport - Lhasa Air­port, Tibet
Tallest Animal - Giraffe
Largest Animal - Blue Bottom whale
Largest Bay - Hudson Bay, Canada,
Fastest Bird - Swift
Largest Bird - Ostrich
Smallest Bird - Humming bird
Longest Bridge - the Akashi Kaikyo bridge in Japan takes the title, with a main span of 1,991 meters (or 6,532 feet)
Tallest Building - Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan,2004,101 stories,509m,1,670ft
Longest Canal - Baltic sea White Canal
Largest Cathedral - Cathedral Church of New York
Largest Cemetry - Leningrad, Russia
Largest Church - Belisca of St. Peter in the Vatican City, Rome.
Largest Continent - Asia
Smallest Continent - Australia
Largest Country - Russia
Smallest Country - Vatican City
Biggest Cinema House - Roxy, New York
Highest City - Wen Chuan, China
Highest Population - Mexico
Longest Day - June 21
Shortest Day - December 22
Largest Delta - Sunderbans
Largest Desert - Sahara, Africa
Biggest Dome - Gol Gumbaz (Bijapur), India
Largest Dams - Grand Coulee Dam, USA
Tallest Fountain - Fountain Hills, Arizona
Largest Gulf - Gulf of Mexico
Largest Hotel - Hotel Rossaiya, Moscow
Largest Island - Greenland
Largest Lake - Caspian Sea, CISIran
Deepest Lake - Baikal (Siberia)
Highest Lake - Titicaca (Bolivia)
Biggest Library - National Kiev Library, Moscow and Library of the Congress, Washington
Largest Mosque - Jama Masjid, Delhi (India)
Highest Mountain Peak Mount Everest (Nepal)
Highest Mountain Range Himalayas
Longest Mountain - Andes (South America)
Biggest Museum - British Museum (London)
Largest Minaret Sultan Has-san Mosque (Egypt)
Tallest Minaret - Qutub Minar, Delhi (India)
Biggest Oceans - Pacific Ocean
Deepest Oceans - Pacific Ocean
Biggest Palace - Vatican (Rome)
Largest Palace - Imperial Palace (China)
Biggest Park - Yellow Stone Na­tional Park
Largest Park - Wood Buffalo National Park (Canada)
Largest Peninsula - Arabia
Highest Plateau - Pamir (Tibet)
Longest Platform - Kharagpur, W. Bengal (India)
Largest Platform - Grand Central Terminal, (Ely. Sta­tion)New York (USA)
Biggest Planet - Jupiter
Smallest Planet - Murcury
Brightest Planet Venus
Coldest Planet Pluto
Nearest (To the Sun) - Mercury
Farthest (from the Sun) - Pluto
Longest River - Nile, Africa
Longest River Dam - Hirakud Dam, India
Largest Sea - South China Sea
Largest Stadium - Starhove Stadium, Prague (Czech Republic)
Brightest Star - Sirius A
Tallest Statue - Motherland (Russia)
Largest Sea-bird - Albatross
Biggest Telescope - Mt. Palomar (USA)
Longest Train Flying Scotsman
Largest Temple - Angkorwat in Kampuchea
Oldest Theatre - Teatro Ohm­pico (Itlay)
Tallest Tower - C. N. Tower, Toronto (Canada)
Longest Wall - Great Wall of China
Highest Waterfall - Angel (Venezuela)
Widest Waterfall - Khone Falls (Laos)
Lowest Water Level - Dead Sea
Longest Epic - Mahabharata
Hottest Place - Al-Azizia (Libya)
Rainiest Place - Mosinram, near Cherapunji (India)
Highest Road - Leh-Nobra, Ladakh division India.
Highest Village - Andean (Chile)
Highest Volcano - Ojos del Salado, (Argentina) Chile
Largest Volcano - Manuna Lea (Hawai)
Lightest Gas - Hydrogen
Fastest Animal - Cheetah
Biggest Flower - Rafflesia (Java)
Longest Corridor - Rameshwaram Temple (India)
Largest Democracy - India
Fastest Dog - Persian greyhound
Lightest Metal - Lithium

1 comment:

hernadi-key said...

information for you..
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From hoof to dinner table, a new bid to cut emissions !!!


The cows and pigs dotting these flat green plains in the southern Netherlands create a bucolic landscape. But looked at through the lens of greenhouse gas accounting, they are living smokestacks, spewing methane emissions into the air.

That is why a group of farmers-turned-environmentalists here at a smelly but impeccably clean research farm have a new take on making a silk purse from a sow's ear: They cook manure from their 3,000 pigs to capture the methane trapped within it, and then use the gas to make electricity for the local power grid...


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