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World records

  1. 1. World records<br />
  2. 2. A world record is usually the best global performance ever recorded in a specific skill or sport. The book Guinness World Records collates and publishes notable records of all types, from first and best to worst human achievements, to extremes in the natural world and beyond.<br />
  3. 3. This is the highest Mountain in the Earth. Mount Everest peak 8,850 m high, on the border of Tibet and Nepal, in the central Himalayas. It is the highest elevation in the world. Called Mother Goddess of the Land by Tibetans, it is named in English for the surveyor Sir George Everest. It was first climbed on May 28, 1953, when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal reached the summit. The body of George H. L. Mallory, who died in an earlier attempt (1924), was found on the mountain in 1999<br />The highest Mountain <br />
  4. 4. Sequoias are the world's naturally largest trees in terms of total volume They grow to an average height of 50–85 meters and 6–8 meters in diameter. Record trees have been measured to be 94.8 meters in height and 17 meters in diameter. The oldest known Giant Sequoia based on ring count is 3,500 years old. <br />TALLEST TREES<br />
  5. 5. The Nile is the world's longest river at 4,135 miles. It has two sources, one at Lake Victoria, in Uganda and one at Lake Tana, in Ethiopia .<br />The entire Nile River Delta is estimated to drain an area of 1,293,000 square miles. This area is so vast that is has a number of different climate areas. North, in Egypt and Sudan, rainfall is sparse. More to the south, in and around Ethiopia, rainfall is heavy, contributing to the floodwaters that rush downstream and eventually create the wonderfully fertile soil that supports so much of life in Egypt and Sudan. <br />The world's longest river <br />
  6. 6. The longest tongue measures 9.8 cm (3.86 in) from the tip to the middle of his closed top lip and was achieved by Stephen Taylor (United Kingdom), at Westwood Medical Centre, Coventry, United Kingdom, on 11 February 2009.<br /> Longest Tongue<br />
  7. 7. The male mandrill West Africa has an average head and body length of 61-76 cm and a tail length of 5.2-7.6 cm. Adult males weigh an average of 25 kg , although specimens weighting up to 54 kg and measuring 50.8 cm to the shoulder have been known. The mandrill is also one of the most colorful mammals, recognized by its naked vivid-blue rump, red-striped face and yellow beard.<br /> LARGEST MONKEY<br />
  8. 8. The tallest man in medical history for whom there is irrefutable evidence is Robert Pershing Wadlow. He was born at Alton, Illinois, USA, on February 22, 1918, and when he was last measured on June 27, 1940, was found to be 2.72 m tall.<br />THE TALLEST MAN<br />
  9. 9. By August 9, 2001, Elaine Davidson, of Edinburgh, Scotland, had a record-breaking total of 720 piercings. She first broke the record in May 2000, when a Guinness World Records official examined her and found 462 piercings on various parts of her body, including 192 on her facial area alone.<br /> Most Pierced Woman<br />
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