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Tenerife South Airport

Tenerife South "Reina Sofia" Airport is an airport in the south-west of the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. This is actually one of two airports in Tenerife, the other one is Tenerife North Los Rodeos. Most of the flights bringing ...

                                               

Guadarrama National Park

Sierra de Guadarrama National Park is a national park in Spain. It covers about 340 square kilometres. The park is one of the biggest national parks in Spain. Only four national parks are bigger.

                                               

Amden

Amden has an area of 43 km 2 17 sq mi. It is on a terrace above the north shore of the Lake Walen. The Seerenbach Falls is the highest waterfall in Switzerland, located in Amden.

                                               

Anzere

The ski slopes in Anzere cover about 40 kilometers, with 1 cablecar, 2 chair lifts, and 8 T-bars. There are several cafes in the area, and the entire area is known as Tele-Anzere.

                                               

Davos

Davos is a ski resort and municipality in the district of Davos in the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland. The ice hockey club EHC Davos has a stadium in the town. Davos is the host town of the yearly World Economic Forum meeting.

                                               

Splugen

Splugen is a former municipality of the district of Hinterrhein in the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland. On 1 January 2006 Splugen incorporated its neighbouring municipality of Medels im Rheinwald. On 1 January 2019 the former municipalities o ...

                                               

Zermatt

Zermatt is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It is found to the north of the Matterhorn in the German-speaking and mostly Roman Catholic section of the canton. It is pretty far southeast of Gstaad, and ...

                                               

Engadin

The Engadin or Engadine is a long high Alpine valley in the eastern Swiss Alps. It is found in the canton of Graubunden. It is about 25.000 inhabitants. It follows the route of the Inn from its headwaters at Maloja Pass in the southwest running r ...

                                               

Blue Lias

The Blue Lias is a formation of rocks mostly in south west England and parts of south Wales. It is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. It is part of the Lias Group. The Blue Lias consists of a sequence of limestone and shale layers. I ...

                                               

Catbells

Catbells is a fell in the English Lake District in the county of Cumbria. It has a modest height of 451 metres. It is one of the most popular fells in the area. It is on the western shore of Derwent Water within 3 miles of the busy tourist town o ...

                                               

Chesil Beach

Chesil Beach, sometimes called Chesil Bank, in Dorset, southern England is one of three major shingle structures in Britain. Its name is derived from the Old English ceosel or cisel, meaning "gravel" or "shingle". It is a kind of offshore barrier ...

                                               

Chiltern Hills

The Chiltern Hills are chalk hills in southern England. They go 70 mi southwest to northeast through parts of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, and Bedfordshire. This makes a well-marked escarpment to the northwest and a gentle southea ...

                                               

Cinque Ports

The Cinque Ports is a confederation of coastal towns in Kent and Sussex. It was originally formed for military and trade purposes, but is now ceremonial. A Royal Charter of 1155 established the ports. The ports are at the eastern end of the Engli ...

                                               

Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is a range of hills in central England, sometimes called the "Heart of England", a hilly area reaching over 300 m. The area has been designated as Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The highest point in the Cotswolds is Cleeve Hill ...

                                               

The Fens

The Fens, or Fenland, are a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago. They are now mostly a flat, damp, low-lying agricultural region. A fen is an individual area of marshland or former marsh ...

                                               

Gritstone

Gritstone or grit is a hard, coarse-grained, siliceous sandstone. This term is especially applied to sandstones quarried for building material. British gritstone was used for millstones to mill flour, to grind wood into pulp for paper and for gri ...

                                               

Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast is a stretch of coast in south-west England. It is between Orcombe Point near Exmouth in East Devon and Old Harry Rocks near Swanage in East Dorset. This is 96 miles long. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its entire length c ...

                                               

Lake District

The Lake District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland, is a rural area in north west England. It is a popular vacation area, famous for its lakes and its mountains and its associations with the early 19th century poetry and writings of William W ...

                                               

Midlands

Midlands could be in general the central region of any territory. In Britain and Ireland, the term is reseved for the "middle" in the North-South direction In the United Kingdom, Scotland and England both have midland areas that are famous enough ...

                                               

Romney Marsh

Romney Marsh is a coastal marshland of southern England. It runs from Hythe in Kent to Rye in East Sussex. It covers about 100 miles 2. Romney Marsh is one of three English wetlands, the others being The Fens of East Anglia and the Somerset Level ...

                                               

Scafell Pike

Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in England. It is 978 metres tall. It is located in Lake District National Park, in Cumbria. It is sometimes confused with the near-by Scafell. The name Pikes of Sca Fell was first used to mean the peaks now k ...

                                               

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles at 1.345 m high. It is in Scotland, near Fort William. The mountain forms part of the Three Peaks Challenge and attracts an estimated 100.000 climbers per year, The name comes from the Scotti ...

                                               

Caledonian Forest

The Caledonian Forest is a type of woodland that once covered vast areas of Scotland. Today, parts of the original forest survive, covering 180 square kilometres in 84 places. The forests are home to a wide variety of wildlife, much of which is n ...

                                               

Fingal’s Cave

Fingals Cave is a sea cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, part of a National Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust for Scotland. It is formed entirely from hexagonally jointed basalt columns. These ar ...

                                               

Great Glen

The Great Glen is a series of glens in Scotland. It runs 100 kilometres from Inverness on the Moray Firth to Fort William at the head of Loch Linnhe. The Great Glen follows a large geological fault known as the Great Glen Fault. It bisects the Sc ...

                                               

Hebridean Terrane

The Hebridean Terrane is one of the terranes that form part of the Caledonian orogenic belt in northwest Scotland. Its boundary with the neighbouring Northern Highland Terrane is formed by the Moine Thrust Belt. The basement rock is formed by Arc ...

                                               

Highland Boundary Fault

The Highland Boundary Fault is a geological fault that crosses Scotland diagonally from Arran and Helensburgh on the west coast to Stonehaven in the east. It separates two distinctly different regions: the Highlands from the Lowlands. The geologi ...

                                               

Northwest Highlands

The Northwest Highlands are the northern third of Scotland, which is separated from the Grampian Mountains by the Great Glen. The Caledonian Canal, which extends from Loch Linnhe in the west, via Loch Ness to the Moray Firth in the north splits t ...

                                               

Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands is an historic region of Scotland. It is the area to the north of the Highland Boundary Fault. The fault separates the hard igneous and metamorphic rocks to the north from the softer sedimentary rocks of the Scottish Lowlan ...

                                               

Scottish Lowlands

The Scottish Lowlands is the part of Scotland not referred to as the Highlands. That is everywhere south and east of the Highland Boundary Fault, between Stonehaven and Helensburgh on the Firth of Clyde. Geographically, Scotland Lowlands are divi ...

                                               

Anglesey

Anglesey is an island and county in Wales. There is a town there called Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. It is the longest place name in the United Kingdom. The island has a population of 68.900 people. Its largest town ...

                                               

Bardsey Island

Bardsey Island is a small island 1.9 miles off the coast of Wales. Bardsey is 0.6 miles wide, 1.0 mile long and 179 hectares in area. The north east rises steeply from the sea to a height of 548 ft at Mynydd Enlli. The western end is low and flat ...

                                               

Pen y Fan

Pen y Fan is the highest peak in South Wales, situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park. At 886 metres above sea-level, it is also the highest British peak south of Cadair Idris in Snowdonia. The twin summits of Pen y Fan and Corn Du at 873 me ...

                                               

Rhondda

Rhondda or Rhondda Valley is a former coal mining community in Wales. The area is actually two valleys: the larger Rhondda Fawr valley and the smaller Rhondda Fach valley. The singular term Rhondda Valley and the plural Rhondda Valleys are both c ...

                                               

South Wales

South Wales is the region of Wales located near England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the north and west. The most densely populated region in the southwest of the United Kingdom. It has a populati ...

                                               

Forests in the United Kingdom

Forest of Avon. Forest of Mercia. Epping Forest. Royal Forest of Dean. Kielder Forest. Mersey Forest. National Forest. Bracknell Forest.

                                               

Ancient woodland

Ancient woodland is the name used in the United Kingdom for woodland which has existed continuously since 1600 or before in England and Wales. Before those dates, planting of new woodland was uncommon, so a wood present in 1600 was likely to have ...

                                               

Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase is a woodland and mixed area of countryside in the county of Staffordshire, England. The area has been designated as the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Chase gives its name to the local government district. Ca ...

                                               

Charnwood Forest

Charnwood Forest is an area in north-western Leicestershire, England, near Leicester, Loughborough, and Coalville. Although called a forest, it is extremely varied, with many different areas. It has 45 sites of geological or wildlife interest. Ab ...

                                               

Wyre Forest

Wyre Forest is a large, semi-natural woodland and forest measuring 26.34 square kilometres. It sits across the borders of Worcestershire and Shropshire, England. It is lightly managed.

                                               

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is a national park in the state of California, U.S.A. Created on 1 October 1890, it was the second national park, after Yellowstone. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yosemite covers 1.189 square miles on the Sierra Nevad ...

                                               

Hajjah Governorate

Bakil Al Mir District. Kuhlan Ash Sharaf District. Hajjah District. Wadhrah District. Qafl Shamer District. Khayran Al Muharraq District. Sharas District. Bani Al Awam District. Bani Qais District. Abs District. Hajjah City District. Ash Shahil D ...

                                               

Sanaa Governorate

Sanaa is a governorate of Yemen. Its capital is Sanaa, which is also the national capital. However, the city of Sanaa is not part of the governorate. Instead, it forms the separate district of Amanat Al-Asemah. The governorate covers an area of 1 ...

                                               

Life expectancy

Life expectancy is how long a person is expected to live. It is based on many factors such as country and life style including smoking, diet, and exercise. There are great changes in life expectancy between different parts of the world, mostly ca ...

                                               

Overpopulation

Overpopulation means that the population of a place is too high. Specifically, there are too many organisms of a certain species in a habitat, so the number of organisms living there is larger than the carrying capacity of the habitat. The habita ...

                                               

City-state

A city-state is a city that has its own sovereignty, meaning that it is its own country. There were many important city-states in ancient Greece. Nowadays, cities may have differing degrees of self-governance. In order to be considered a city-sta ...

                                               

International

International mostly means something involving more than a single country. The term international as a word means involvement of, interaction between or encompassing more than one nation, or generally beyond national boundaries. For example, inte ...

                                               

Forced migration

Forced migration is when people are made to leave their home or homeland. It is usually caused by violence, persecution, danger, or because an authority has told people to move. People are removed either by force or because of a threat or command ...

                                               

Illegal immigration

An illegal immigrant is an immigrant who lives in a country without permission or in a way that is not allowed, or illegal. Millions of people around the world live in another country against the laws of that country. Many of these people migrate ...

                                               

Infanticide

Infanticide is the intentional killing of infants. Parental infanticide researchers have found that mothers are far more likely than fathers to be the perpetrators of neonaticide and slightly more likely to commit infanticide in general. Basicall ...

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