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General knowledge

  1. 1. GeneralKnowledgeDone by: Agustina Valladares, Lucia Lameroli and Nicole Rebour.
  2. 2. Largest CountriesRussia: 17,098,242 km.Canada: 9,984,670 km.United states: 9,826,675 km.China: 9,596,961 km.Brazil: 8,514,877 km.Australia: 7,741,220 km.India: 3,287,263 km.Argentina: 2,780,400 km.Kazakhstan: 2,724,900 km.Algeria: 2,381,741 km.
  3. 3. Longest Rivers in the World• Nile: 4,135 miles• Amazon: 3,980 miles• Chang Jiang: 3,917 miles• Mississippi – Missouri: 3,870 miles• Yenisey: 3,434 miles• Huang He: 3,395 miles• Ob – Irtysh: 3,354 miles• Congo: 2,914 miles• Amur: 2,744• Lena:2,734
  4. 4. The Great Lakes• The Great Lakes - Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario are an important part of the physical and cultural heritage of North America. Spanning more than 1,200 kilometers (750 miles) from west to east, these vast inland freshwater seas have provided water for consumption, transportation, power, recreation and a host of other uses.• The water of the lakes and the many resources of the Great Lakes basin have played a major role in the history and development of the United States and Canada. For the early European explorers and settlers, the lakes and their tributaries were the avenues for penetrating the continent, extracting valued resources and carrying local products abroad.
  5. 5. Oceans in the World
  6. 6. Largest Deserts•Sahara in Northern Africa•Arabian in Arabian Peninsula•Gobi in China and Mongolia GOBI SAHARA ARABIAN
  7. 7. Desert AnimalsThe animals that live in the desert usually have special adaptations that allow themto survive the extreme temperatures and conditions that are present in a desert. Agood example of an animal with special adaptations is the camel. A camel candrink very large amounts of water in one day or survive for a relatively long timewithout drinking any water.
  8. 8. Mountains of the World
  9. 9. Volcanoes of the WorldName Location Type Latitude LongitudeAbu Honshu-Japan Shield volcanoes 34.50 131.60Acamarachi Chile-N Stratovolcano -23.30 -67.62Acatenango Guatemala Stratovolcano 14.50 -90.88Acigöl-Nevsehir Turkey Caldera 38.57 34.52Adams US-Washington Stratovolcano 46.21 -121.49Adams Seamount Pacific-C Submarine volcano -25.37 -129.27Adatara Honshu-Japan Stratovolcanoes 37.64 140.29Adwa Ethiopia Stratovolcano 10.07 40.84Afderà Ethiopia Stratovolcano 13.08 40.85Agrigan Mariana Is-C Pacific Stratovolcano 18.77 145.67
  10. 10. Seven Wonders of the World
  11. 11. Continents of the World
  12. 12. South America – Countries / Capitals•Argentina: Buenos Aires•Bolivia :La Paz•Brazil: Brasilia•Chile: Santiago de Chile ARGENTINA•Colombia: Bogotá•Ecuador: Quito BRASIL CHILE
  13. 13. Most populous Countries
  14. 14. Least populous Countries• China: 1,343,239,9232.• India: 1,205,073,6123.• United States: 313,847,4654.• Indonesia: 248,645,0085.• Brazil: 199,321,4136.• Pakistan: 190,291,1297.• Nigeria: 170,123,7408.• Bangladesh: 161,083,8049.• Russia: 142,517,67010.• Japan: 127,368,088
  15. 15. Countries and Currencies•Argentina : austral•Australia: dollar•Bahamas: dollar DOLAR•Belize: dollar•Canada: dollar AUSTRAL•China: Yuan•Chile: peso PESO YUAN

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