Lake Peigneur is a shallow, now salt-water, lake near New Iberia, Louisiana that was the location of an unusual man-made catastrophe on November 21, 1980. Beneath the lake, there was both the Diamond Crystal Salt Mine and Texaco's oil drilling occurring concurrently.
The generally accepted cause of the disaster is that a miscalculated oil probe punctured the roof of a salt shaft,...
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.
The Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl Volcanos near Mexico City, Mexico. The name Popocatepetl, meaning "Smoking Mountain", was given to the volcano by the Aztecs, and suggests that the volcano has long been active. It is built on an older volcano which adds 12,464 ft (3800 m) to Popocatepetl's elevation.
Ancient pyramical complex of Xochicalco; outside Mexico City.
After the fall of the Teotihuacan hegemony and before the rise of the Toltec military state local powers rose in Mexico in the epiclassical period, AD 650-900. For easy defense they were typically build on hill-tops, like this one.
Impressively, the amount of details on Google Earth is far in advance of the textbook aer...
As know as "Webster Lake" too, this lake is in Massachusetts, and its the most biggest place name, and it's one of the most longest in the world.The official name is Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg but most people use the "Webster Lake" name.