Presentation on theme: "1 What is the longest river in the World? Nile- though reports as recent as 2007 suggest the Amazon may be longer."— Presentation transcript:
1 What is the longest river in the World? Nile- though reports as recent as 2007 suggest the Amazon may be longer.
2 What is the longest river in the United Kingdom? River Severn.
3 What is the longest river in Europe? (The eastern most border of Europe being considered as the Ural mountains of Russia.) River Volga.
4 What is the largest ocean in the World? Pacific.
5 Name the highest waterfall in the World and the country it can be found in. Angel Falls, Venezuela.
6 Name the river with the highest discharge in the World, when recorded at its mouth. Amazon, 7500 thousand cubic feet per second.
7 The source of the River Nile is generally taken as being… Lake Victoria, though this is consider to be the largest source, many rivers feed into the lake. Some suggest the true source is in Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda, others a mountain stream in Burundi.
8 What is the largest Lake in the World according to area? (Definition of a Lake- a volume of water that is completely surrounded by land.) Caspian Sea, despite being salty. Lake Superior is the Worlds largest freshwater lake.
9 What is the longest river in China? Yangtze.
10 What is the deepest lake in the World? Lake Baikal, Russia.