40 Facts about Landmarks

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Bolivia holds about 43% of the world's lithium reserves; most of those are located in the Salar de Uyuni.

Mount Ngauruhoe (2291 m), New Zealand
Mount Ngauruhoe was used as a stand-in for the fictional Mount Doom in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.

Pulpit Rock, Norway
Because of the cracks the Pulpit Rock will at some point fall down, but all the geological investigations have revealed that this event will not happen in the foreseeable future.

Cave of the Hands, Argentina
Inside The Cave of the Hands most of the hands are left hands, which suggests that the painters held the spraying pipe with their right hand.

Terracotta Army, China
Š¢erracotta non-military figures like officials, acrobats, strongmen and musicians were also found in other pits near-by.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world.

Pulpit Rock, Norway
The cliff was formed during the ice age, about approximately 10,000 years ago, when the edges of the glacier reached the cliff.

Mount Erebus (3794 m), Antarctica
Mount Erebus is the second highest volcano in Antarctica and the most southern volcano on the Earth.

Library of Celsus, Turkey
The Library of Celsus was built to store 12,000 scrolls and to serve as a monumental tomb for the roman senator Celsus.

Chimborazo (6268 m), Ecuador
Chimborazo (6268 m) is a stratovolcano located in the Andes. Its summit is the farthest point on the Earth's surface from the Earth's center.

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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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