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|Porcelain Basin, part of Norris Geyser Basin, is home to Whirligig Geyser, known for its helicopter blade like noises.||06/30/2007||1,712|
|The Mississippi Basin Model, the largest small-scale working model in the world, reproduces the entire drainage basin of the Mississippi River and its tributary system to a horizontal scale of 1:2000 and a vertical scale of 1:100. The model has the appearance of a gigantic relief map with the streams and floodplains molded in concrete in their correct geographic locations. Construction of the m...||12/12/2007||1,113|
|Xinjiang's first desert highway, 522 kilometers long, was opened to traffic in 1995. It is the world's longest desert highway.|
The highway was built in 1995 to move oil from the Tarim Basin, China's largest inland basin with a total area of 530,000 sq. km. in southern Xinjiang. The basin has a verified reserve of over one billion tons of oil. Seven oilfields there have produced a...
|The Turcek Water Reservoir is situated on river Turiec – a tributary of river Vah upstream of Turcek municipality. It is the main objective of the reservoir to provide for service of drinking water to the districts of Ziar nad Hronom (river Hron basin) and Prievidza (river Nitra basin). Since the reservoir is situated in the river Vah basin, under this arrangement water is transferred to two ot...||11/04/2005||412|
|The Junggar Pendi (or Dzungarian Basin), although containing areas of sandy and stony desert, is primarily a region of fertile steppe soils and supports irrigated agriculture.||09/15/2006||332|
|Lakes of Rhone river and Mediteranean sea basin.||05/06/2010||371|
|The Indus River basin extends from the Himalaya Mountains that form the northeastern boundary of Pakistan to the alluvial plains of Sindh near the Arabian Sea coastline. Tarbela Dam is part of the Indus Basin Project, which resulted from a water treaty signed in 1960 between India and Pakistan. This treaty guaranteed Pakistan water supplies independent of upstream control by India. Designed pri...||11/04/2005||1,193|
|Triberg Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in Germany with a descent of 163 metres (at between 711 and 872 metres above sea level), and is a landmark in the Black Forest region. Above Triberg, in the midst of Black Forest, the Gutach river plunges over seven major steps from a gently undulated high plain into a rocky V-shaped valley.|
In Triberg, at the bottom of the falls,...
|this river is huge, and looks amazing. at some points the basin is possibly 11 miles wide, with ox-bow lakes from the mouth on the caspian sea, all way into russia. ||02/09/2006||649|
|This particular kmz shows all Atlantic Basin storms in the decade of the 90's. Data was from the National Hurricane Center Database. All other decades are also available from me all the way back to 1850 at http://www.paulseabury.com/storms.html .||07/19/2005||5,655|
|The Yesilirmak (from Turkish Yesil—green; known in antiquity as the Iris), a river in Turkey, has a course of approximately 418 kilometers. The area of its basin is around 20,000 square kilometers. The river rises in the mountains of northeast Turkey, flows northwest through narrow fertile valleys, and ends in the Black Sea, near the city of Samsun. The river's highest flow is from March to Jul...||11/07/2005||474|
|The Lima Golf Course is the fourth oldest golf course in the Pacific River Basin, and is one of the most prestigious courses in Latin America.||08/05/2005||630|