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Find Me - Water

  1. 1. Find me - Water
  2. 2. 1 What is the longest river in the World? Nile - though reports as recent as 2007 suggest the Amazon may be longer.
  3. 3. 2 What is the longest river in the United Kingdom? River Severn.
  4. 4. 3 What is the longest river in Europe? (The eastern most border of Europe being considered as the Ural mountains of Russia.) River Volga.
  5. 5. 4 What is the largest ocean in the World? Pacific.
  6. 6. 5 Name the highest waterfall in the World and the country it can be found in. Angel Falls, Venezuela.
  7. 7. 6 Name the river with the highest discharge in the World, when recorded at its mouth. Amazon, 7500 thousand cubic feet per second.
  8. 8. 7 The source of the River Nile is generally taken as being… Lake Victoria , though this is consider to be the largest source, many rivers feed into the lake. Some suggest the true source is in Nyungwe Forest , Rwanda , others a mountain stream in Burundi .
  9. 9. 8 What is the largest Lake in the World according to area? (Definition of a Lake- a volume of water that is completely surrounded by land.) Caspian Sea , despite being salty. Lake Superior is the World’s largest freshwater lake.
  10. 10. 9 What is the longest river in China? Yangtze.
  11. 11. 10 What is the deepest lake in the World? Lake Baikal , Russia.
  12. 12. With thanks All images are Creative Commons- Lake Baikal – slide 10 Gentil Garçon Yangtze –slide 10 F0rbes Nile- slide 2 and slide 7 Selva Caspian sea – slide 9 Lala Amazon - slide 7 Icrf Angel Falls- slide 6 Ian Lambert Pacific - slide 5 Mischiru Volga - slide 4 Irene2727 Severn - slide 3 -terry- image Flickr user
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