The only railway in Mongolia (excluding a small spur that goes to Erdenet from the main rail line) is the Trans Mongolian Railroad. It crosses the Russian border south of Ulan-Ude (Russia) by lake Baikal and then goes to Ulan Bator and continues south to the Chinese border (Mongolian border town is Zamyn-Uud, Chinese border town is Erenhot and continues to on to Beijing.
Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.
Geysers are a rare natural phenomena found only in a few places, such as New Zealand, Iceland, the United States (Yellowstone National Park), and on Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. On June 3, 2007, one of these rare geyser fields was severely damaged when a landslide rolled through Russia’s Valley of the Geysers. The landslide—a mix of mud, melting snow, trees, and boulders—tore a sca...
Fire near Great Bear Lake, Canada.
Great Bear Lake (Sahtu) is the largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada and the fourth largest in North America. The lake is situated on the Arctic Circle between 65 and 67 degrees of northern latitude and between 118 and 123 degrees western longitude, 186 m above sea level.
The lake has a surface area of 31,153 km² and a total...
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