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  • 1expanses — ex panse || ns n. extent, open space, area …

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  • 2Swahili language — For other uses, see Swahili (disambiguation). Swahili Language Kiswahili, اللغة السواحلية Spoken in  Burundi …

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  • 3Asia — /ay zheuh, ay sheuh/, n. a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. 2,896,700,000; ab. 16,000,000 sq. mi. (41,440,000 sq. km). * * * I Largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean …

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  • 4History of the United States (1789–1849) — This is an article that covers the History of the United States from 1789 through 1849, Westward Expansion .After the election of George Washington as the first President in 1789, Congress passed the first of many laws organizing the government… …

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  • 5Bogomil Avramov — Bogomil K. Avramov Hemy (born August 17, 1937 in Varna) is a Bulgarian writer and poet. He writes both fiction and science essays on the modern problems of ecology. He is married, and has two sons. His books include Cricket in Beak , Marifeya or… …

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  • 6Africa — /af ri keuh/, n. 1. a continent S of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian oceans. 551,000,000; ab. 11,700,000 sq. mi. (30,303,000 sq. km). adj. 2. African. * * * I Second largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea,… …

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  • 7Bolivia — Bolivian, adj., n. /beuh liv ee euh, boh /; Sp. /baw lee vyah/, n. 1. a republic in W South America. 7,669,868; 404,388 sq. mi. (1,047,370 sq. km). Caps.: La Paz and Sucre. 2. (often l.c.) a twill fabric made of cut pile with lines either in the… …

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  • 8Mongolia — /mong goh lee euh, mon /, n. 1. a region in Asia including Inner Mongolia of China and the Mongolian People s Republic. 2. Also, Nei Monggol. See Inner Mongolia. 3. Outer, former name of Mongolian People s Republic. * * * Mongolia Introduction… …

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  • 9Ob River — River, western Russia. Flowing across western Siberia northwestward from the Altai of central Asia, it courses through the Gulf of Ob into the Kara Sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is about 2,268 mi (3,650 km) long. Its middle course is through taiga …

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  • 10California — For other uses, see California (disambiguation). State of California …

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  • 11Cave — For other uses, see Cave (disambiguation). Cavern redirects here. For other uses, see Cavern (disambiguation). Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico A cave or cavern is a natural underground space large enough for a human to enter. The term applies to… …

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  • 12Yosemite National Park — Infobox Protected area name = Yosemite National Park iucn category = Ib caption = locator x = 20 locator y = 84 location = Tuolumne, Mariposa, Madera Counties, California, USA nearest city = Mariposa lat degrees = 37 lat minutes = 50 lat seconds …

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  • 13Visual arts of the United States — refers to the history of painting and visual art in the United States. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, artists primarily painted landscapes and portraits in a realistic style. A parallel development taking shape in rural… …

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  • 14Salt pan (geology) — Natural salt pans are flat expanses of ground covered with salt and other minerals, usually shining white under the sun. They are found in deserts, and should not be confused with man made salt evaporation ponds. A salt pan is formed where water… …

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  • 15MESSENGER — This article is about the NASA space mission. For other uses, see Messenger. MESSENGER Artist s rendering of MESSENGER orbiting Mercury. Operator NASA / APL Major contractors APL …

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  • 16Atolls of the Maldives — This article discusses the natural geographical atolls of the Maldives. See Administrative divisions of the Maldives for the administrative units also known as atolls. See Islands of the Maldives for individual islands that make up the… …

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  • 17Colorado Desert — landscape California s Colorado Desert is a part of the larger Sonoran Desert, which extends across southwest North America. The Colorado Desert region encompasses approximately 7 million acres (2,800,000 ha), reaching from the Mexican border in… …

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  • 18Sanjay Gandhi National Park — SGNP, Borivali National Park   national park   IUCN Category II (National Park) …

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  • 19Dolly Sods Wilderness — Coordinates: 38°59′45″N 79°22′05″W / 38.99583°N 79.36806°W / 38.99583; 79.36806 …

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  • 20Hami Desert — The Desert of Hami is a section of the Gobi Desert that occupies the space between the Tian Shan system on the north and the Nan shan Mountains on the south, and is connected on the west with the Desert of Lop. Contents 1 Przhevalsky, 1879 2… …

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