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  1. 1. Created By: Camila Bodetto y Camila Colombo
  2. 2. Russia CanadaTotal Area: 17,098,242 Total Area: 9,984,670
  3. 3. United States ChinaTotal Area: 9,826,675 Total Area: 9,596,961 Brasil Total Area: 8,514,877
  4. 4. NileLenght in miles: 4,135Where Found: North/ East Africa Amazon Lenght in miles: 3,980 Where Found: South America
  5. 5. Chang Jiang (Yangtze)Lenght in miles: 3,917Where Found: China Mississippi-Missouri Lenght in miles: 3,870 Where Found: United States
  6. 6. Caspian Sea: 143,000 square miles in size . It is a salt water lakelocated in the general region between Russia and Northern Iranalthough other nations including Turkmenistan and Kazakhstanalso claim some rights to the lake.
  7. 7. Lake Maracaibo:It is considerably smaller than the Caspian Sea at only 5,000 squaremiles but it is the largest lake in South America. (It is located in Venezuela.)
  8. 8. Lake Michigan and Lake Huron: Although most people consider these two GreatLakes of the United States to be separate lakes, they are actually a single, joinedbody of water. At over 45,00 square miles combined, they make up one of thelargest single lakes in the world.
  9. 9. Lake Superior: This one is over 31,000 square miles in size. It is considered to be thelargest of the Great Lakes by those people who count Lake Michigan and LakeHuron as two separate lakes since they are individually each smaller than LakeSuperior. (Located in USA and Canada)
  10. 10. The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earths oceans. It extends fromthe Arctic in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south, bounded by Asia andAustralia in the west, and the Americas in the east.
  11. 11. The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the worlds oceanic divisions. With a totalarea of about 106,400,000 square kilometers (41,100,000 sq mi), it coversapproximately 22% percent of the Earths surface and about twenty-six percent of itswater surface area. 
  12. 12. The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the worlds oceans, coveringapproximately 20% of the water on the Earths surface.It is bounded on the north by the Indian subcontinent; on the west by EastAfrica; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, and Australia; and in thefar-south by the Southern Ocean.
  15. 15. GOBI DESERT 
  17. 17.  The animals that live in the desert usually have special adaptations that allow them to survive the hot temperatures that the desert present. A good example of an animal with special adaptations is the camel. A camel can drink very large amounts of water in one day or survive for a relatively long time without drinking any water.
  18. 18.  Situated near the famous city of Naples in Italy, vesuvius is a name most people have heard. Situated on the bay of Naples, it is the only volcano in Europe to have erupted in the last century. Its height is approximately 1,281 meters. Vesuvius is among the most dangerous mountains in the world because of its volcanic nature and the number of people living near it.
  19. 19. Located in Egypt in the Sinai Peninsula, this mountain is roughly 2,285 meters inheight. It is a mountain that holds a great religious significance for many religious in theworld.
  20. 20. Everyone has heard of the Mount Everest. The tallest mountain in the world, it stands a staggering 8,848 meters above the sea level.Situated in Nepal it is a great attraction for people of all types who want to scale its heights. From professional mountaineers to amateurs, there are always people who are willing to spend a fortune to reach the top of the highest mountain on earth.
  21. 21. Among the most beautiful mountains in the world, Mount Fuji is notablefor its beautifully symmetrical shape. Situated in Japan it is the countries highestmountain with the height of 3,776 meters. It is also an active volcano with itslast recorded eruption in the year 1707.
  22. 22. The largest volcano on earth is Mauna Loa on Hawaii Big Island. It is a massive shieldvolcano constructed by countless lava flows. When measured from the base to the top, thepile of lavas measures more than 17,000 m (56,000 ft)!jm,khn
  23. 23. Krakatau Sumatra
  24. 24. Bezymianny Rusia
  25. 25. Acatenango Guatemala
  26. 26.  Taj Mahal, India Machu Picchu, Peru Great Wall of China, China Colosseum, Italy Petra, Jordan Chichen Itza, Mexico Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
  27. 27. Africa is the second-largest continent in the world in both area and population
  28. 28. AmericanContinent
  29. 29. China: Its total population is about 1,341,335,000
  30. 30. India: Its total population is about 1,224,614,000
  31. 31.  United States: Its total population is about 310,384,000
  32. 32.  Nauru: Its total population is about 9332
  33. 33.  Tuvalu: Its total population is about 10544
  34. 34.  Vatican City: Its total population is about 826
  35. 35.  Argentina: Peso United States: Dollar China: Yuan/Renminbi Italy: Euro France: Euro Bolivia: Boliviano Paraguay: Guaraní Uruguay: Uruguay peso Mongolia: Tugrik Jamaica: Jamaican dollar Brazil: Real Venezuela: Bolivar