Geography

Mount Fuji is situated on Honshu Island in Japan and it is by far the biggest Japanese peak. The most eye-catching feature of Mount Fuji is that the top section is covered with ice. Its shape is highly symmetrical....
Hurricane Katrina is basically a tropical cyclone that occurs mostly within a period of 6 months starting from June and ends on the last day of November. Thus, fall and summer seasons are the most likely seasons for hurricanes....
There was no route to reach San Francisco from Marin County before the completion of Golden Gate Bridge. The Ferry service was therefore, introduced in 1820 as the only way between Marin County and San Francisco. In 1916, the...
Bermuda triangle is a loosely defined area in the western North Atlantic Ocean where everything seems to disappear. The triangle stretches from the island of Bermuda to Miami while going through the southern Florida extending through Puerto Rico to...
South America is the world’s fourth largest continent by area. It has the world’s largest rivers and rainforests and the continent offers a wide variety of deserts from the world’s wettest to the driest regions. The continent is situated...
Earth is made up of three layers and each of these has different properties. These are the Crust, the Mantle and the Core. However, these layers are further broken down into sub-layers. The crust is made up of two...
Grand Canyon is one of the most wonderful landscapes in the world. The canyon is carved by Colorado River some 6 million years ago which according to geologists is quite young landscape. Nonetheless, geologists have found some rocks in...
The Mississippi river system is the largest drainage basin in the North America, draining 41% of the states of America. It flows through the heart of United States. The river is ranked as the third largest basin in the...
Amazon River is in South America and is surrounded by thick amazon rainforest. The snake-like River is a magnificent river for it is home to millions of animals and plants. Almost one-third of all species in the world are...
On Dec 26, 2004 earthquake occurred under the Indian Ocean and strikes different countries that were situated on the coastal areas. The magnitude of the tsunami was measured at 9.1 on Richter scale. The quake is referred to as...
Deforestation is an extremely important concept to be familiar with because it has had huge impacts on everyday lives of people all over the world. So let’s explore this concept in deforestation facts for kids and see why this...
Tsunami is a series of gigantic waves that are caused due to the underwater earthquake. It so happens that the earthquake under water pushes the water upward because the plates collide with each other and as it turns out...
Mountains are formed when tectonic plates collide with each other and the planet’s crust is subjected to great forces. Unlike few that can stand independently in summit, most mountains are part of the ranges. Mountains are generally eaten away...
The leaning tower of Pisa is certainly one of the wonderful structures that stands out in its unique and strange appearance. What's more exciting about it is the fact that despite its slanting look, it is as good as...
Alaska is situated at the northwest of Canada and is the largest U.S. state. Alaska has a diverse geography with wide-open spaces, mountains, lakes and forests. The flora and fauna if this state is very unique, abundant and amazing, which...
There couldn’t be a better way to pay a mark of respect to those who changed the course of history than by building a monument that was to become a hallmark for the entire country. Located on the Black...
The Vesuvius is probably the most active volcano in the entire Europe which is believed to have caused as much damage as any other volcanic eruption. The volcano has long been admired for its silent yet deadly nature to the...
Now this is where I would share my personal experiences together with the amazing facts about this “crown of palaces”, a white marble beauty and one of the seven wonders in the world. So kids here we are with...
The Amazon Rainforest is one of the most interesting places on Earth. These amazon rainforest facts for kids will give you an insight about its flora, fauna and its people. Amazon rainforest covers an enormous area in South America, roughly...
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the largest reef systems in the world so we have gathered some amazing great barrier reef facts for kids. It is called a system because it is made up of almost 3000...

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