Siberia contains more than 25% of the world's forests.
The actual smallest sovereign entity in the world Is the Sovereign Military
Order of Malta (S.M.O.M).It is located in the city of Rome , Italy ,Has an area
of two tennis courts And, as of 2001, has a population of 80 -- 20 less people
than the Vatican ..It is a sovereign entity under international law, just as
the Vatican is.
In the Sahara Desert, there is a town named Tidikelt, Algeria, Which did not
receive a drop of rain for ten years. Technically though, the driest place on
Earth is in the valleys of the Antarctic near Ross Island .There has been no
rainfall there for two million years.
Spain literally means 'the land of rabbits'.
St. Paul, Minnesota, was originally called Pig's Eye after a man named Pierre
'Pig's Eye' who set up the first business there.
Chances that a road is unpaved:-in the U.S.A.. = 1%; in Canada = ...75%
The deepest hole ever drilled by man is the Kola Superdeep Borehole, in Russia.
It reached a depth of 12,261 meters (about 40,226 feet or 7.62 miles). It was
drilled for scientific research-and gave up some unexpected discoveries, one of
which was a huge deposit of hydrogen- so massive that the mud coming from the
hole was boiling with it.
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be
straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or
The water of Angel Falls (the world's highest) in Venezuela drops 3,212 feet
(979 meters). They are 15 times higher than Niagara Falls.
I have always said, you should learn something new every day. Unfortunately,
many of us are at that age where what we learn today, we forget tomorrow.
But, give it a shot anyway. But, give it a shot anyway....its never too late to
learn about the beautiful world that Our Lord and creator created for his most
precious gift.. MAN