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What is the longest river in the world

The River Nile in Africa, is generally considered to be the longest river in the World. Its length is 6,650 km (4,132 miles). The length of the Nile river is 7,088 km (4,405 miles). It is the longest river of the world.

The Nile is 6750 km ( 4195 miles) long according to the Guinness book of records. It has several mouths which makes its length somewhat debatable.

Length: 4,345 mi

What is the largest continent

Asia is the largest continent with an area of approx. 44,580,000 and 48 countries.
Currently, Asia is Earth's largest continent at approximately 17,300,000 square miles (44,806,812 sq km). Africa comes in second at about 11,700,000 square miles (30,300,000 sq km).

1. Asia - 4,001,623,990 (Over 4 billion)

2. Africa - 934,499,752

3. Europe - 729,871,042 (including all of Russia)

4. North America - 522,807,432

5. South America - 379,919,602

6. Australia - 20,434,176

7. Antarctica - No permanent residents but up to 4000 researchers and personnel in the summer and 1000 in the winter.


Asia is the largest continent in the world, as well as the largest in population.

Continent size in descending order:

1) Asia

2) Africa

3) North America

4) South America

5) Antarctica

6) Europe

7) Australia

you ask me
Africa - 30,300,000 sq km

Antarctica - 14,000,000 sq km

Asia - 44,700,000 sq km

Australia - 7,686,850 sq km

Europe - 9,940,000 sq km

North America - 24,360,000 sq km

South America - 17,770,000 sq km
Asia
Euro-Asia.
Asia is the largest, which is nearly five times as large as the smallest continent, Australia.
The worls largest continent is Asia.

What is the largest island in the world

Greenland

How are hills different from mountains

Hills are not as tall as mountains.

What are the smallest bodies of land

islands ;)

What term is defined as features that give the land its shape and look

Landforms give the land its shape and look. Land forms is hat gives land t's shape and look. Earth is round and looks like a ball.

What city does the prime meridian pass directly through

Greenwich,England
The Prime Meridian is defined as the longitude of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which is a suburb of London, but there are other towns and cities on the Prime Meridian.

For example; Somersahm, England; Argentan, France; La Pobla Tornesa and Jalon, Spain; Stidia, Algeria, Arabou, Mali and Yendi, Ghana.

Which climate is dominant in Indochina

tropical

What city was once known as the Paris of the Middle East

Beirut

What type of directions are northeast southeast southwest and northwest

Intemediate

What covers most of the earth

Water covers 70+% of the Earth.

What does a circled star usually represent on a map

national capitol

Flat maps that represent a portion of the round earth

projection

Which of these measures distances east or west on a map

The third one on the list does.

In which country are the cities of casablanca and tangier located

morocco

China is about the same size in area as

the united states

What is the smallest continent Europe or Australia

Australia is the smallest continent.

What does Siberia mean

It comes from the old Turkic language and means "sleeping land". Siberia was the ancient homeland of Turks. Even today, Turkic language is one of the official languages in the region due to thousands of Turkic people residing there.
Siberia is a large geographic region in the Asian part of Russia of about 13,490,000 sq km. It is situated between the Ural Mountains in the west and the rivers which flow into the Pacific Ocean in the east, and between the Arctic Ocean in the north and the southern borders of Russia. The word Siberia comes from the Tartar word "Sibir" meaning "Sleeping Land". Siberia covers a large number of Russian administrative districts (Oblasts, Okrugs, Krays and Autonomous Republics) like states, counties, municipalities and ethnic homelands and does not have a capital, although Irkutsk, the pearl of Siberia, is often referred to as the capital of Siberia possibly due to its relatively central location.

What direction is being traveled if you are bearing 325

Northwest.

Why does a map have a title

The title is to identify a map.

What is the term for a map that is made by wrapping a piece of paper around a globe

phuk it

Which term refers to a group of mountains that are grouped together as a system

range

Which term refers to large masses of slowly moving ice

glaciers

Which of these is a major mountain range found in South America

Andes

What type of map becomes more distorted with greater distance from the center

Polar projection

What is a tool that shows the relationship between on a map and actual distances

Scale

If the directions state to turn right at the drug store and walk to the coffee shop across the street what type of location is being described

relative location

Monsoons are common in the high mountains of the Himalayas.

False

About when does winter begin in the United states

About when does winter begin in the United States

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