At 4,101 feet, Mt. Thor on Baffin Island, Canada, has Earth’s greatest sheer vertical drop.
There is no spot in Central America more than 125 miles from the ocean.
There’s a village in Norway called Hell, and it freezes over every winter.
Despite their names, Iceland isn’t covered in ice and Greenland isn’t very green.
At 3,212 feet high, Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world.
There are more than 7,000 different Caribbean islands, but only about 2% of them are inhabited.
Due to a discrepancy over border recognition between Egypt and Sudan, there is a region in Africa called Bir Tawil that belongs to no country.
Monowi, Nebraska, is the only town in the United States with an official population of one person.
Temperatures in the Namib desert can reach as high as 60°C during the day and below 0°C at night.
“Holland” is a province, South and North, in The Netherlands, not the name of the whole country.