40 Facts about Landmarks

Cordillera del Paine (2884 m), Chile
The highest summit of the range is Cerro Paine Grande. For a long time its elevation was claimed to be 3,050 m, but in August 2011 it was ascended for the third time and found to be 2,884 m.

Lake Pehoé, Chile
The surface area of Lake Pehoé is 22 square kilometers.

Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, Fiji
Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple is the largest Hindu temple in the southern hemisphere.

Alcázar of Segovia, Spain
The castle was one of the inspirations for Walt Disney's Cinderella Castle.

Kelimutu (1639 m), Indonesia
The volcano contains three striking summit crater lakes of varying colors - Tiwu Ata Bupu is usually blue, Tiwu Ko'o Fai Nuwa Muri is usually green and Tiwu Ata Polo is usually red.

Tavurvur (223 m), Papua New Guinea
Mount Tavurvur is the most active volcano in Rabaul caldera.

Mount Cook (3754 m), New Zealand
Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand, reaching 3754 metеrs.

Gaztelugatxe, Spain
The hermitage at the top of the island is accessed by a narrow path, crossing the solid stone bridge, and going up 237 steps.

Lake Pukaki, New Zealand
Lake Pukaki is the largest of three roughly parallel alpine lakes running north-south along the northern edge of the Mackenzie Basin on New Zealand's South Island. The others are Lakes Tekapo and Ohau.

Spiš Castle, Slovakia
Spiš Castle is one of the biggest castles of Europe by area - 41,426 m².

Tavurvur (223 m), Papua New Guinea
On 7 October 2006 Tavurvur erupted and the initial blast shattered windows up to 12 km away and sent an ash plume 18 km into the stratosphere.

Mount McKinley (6194 m), United States
Mount McKinley is characterized by extremely cold weather. The lowest recorded temperature was approximately −73 °C.

Havasu Falls, United States
Havasu Falls is the most famous and most visited of the various falls along Havasu Creek.

Snezhanka Peak (1926 m), Bulgaria
In clear weather in the morning hours at southeast Aegean Sea can be seen from the observation deck of the television tower at Snezhanka Peak.

Tsepina Fortress, Bulgaria
At Tsepina Fortress have been excavated four large water storage tanks up to 10 m deep.

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Peaks by Height

Landmark Mount Everest (8848 m)
Landmark K2 (8611 m)
Landmark Manaslu (8163 m)
Landmark Nanga Parbat (8126 m)
Landmark Jengish Chokusu (7439 m)
Landmark Aconcagua (6962 m)

Waterfalls by Height

Landmark Angel Falls
Landmark Gocta Falls
Landmark Yosemite Falls
Landmark Kjelfossen
Landmark Kaieteur Falls
Landmark Nevada Fall

Towers by Height

Landmark Petronas Towers
Landmark Kuala Lumpur Tower
Landmark Tokyo Tower
Landmark Cairo Tower
Landmark Skylon Tower
Landmark Torre del Mangia

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