Check detailed World Geography information about world's most important mountain ranges, peaks, rivers, and lakes. Knowledge of the world & its geography will help in Defence Exam preparation.
World Geography: Mountain Ranges, Rivers and Lakes
1. Important Mountain Ranges And Peaks of the Worlds
2. List of Important Rivers of the World
It is the second longest river which flows through Peru, Columbia, Brazil and drains into the Atlantic Ocean.
It forms a bird-foot like a delta at the Gulf of Mexico, River Missouri is an important tributary of it.
River St. Lawrence
It drains into the Gulf of St. Lawrence which is an important transport corridor of North America.
The longest river of South Africa and contains diamond beds along its mouth.
This river crosses the equator twice and drains into the south Atlantic Ocean.
It is the longest river in the world, originates near Lake Victoria and drains in the Mediterranean Sea.
It flows through Germany and the Netherlands. It is one of the busiest waterways of Europe.
It passes through Germany, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, Serbia, Romania and drains into the Black Sea.
It is the longest river in Europe, it drains into the Caspian Sea.
Cities like Mosul, Baghdad, Basra were located along its banks and it drains into the Gulf of Persia.
Turkey, Syria, Iraq
The main source of water for Syria. It drains into the Persian Gulf.
Drains into Gulf of Martaban
China, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam
It is also called ‘Danube of the east’, and it merges with the south china sea.
It originates from the Tibetan plateau and ends in the east china sea. It is the longest river in China.
3. Important Lakes of The World
It is the highest navigable lake in the world located in the Andes mountains.
Great bear lake
Canada, North America
It is a big glaciated lake in Canada. The Eskimos of Canada camp here during the summer season.
This comprises of five large lakes of North America such as Lake Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario. Lake Superior is the second largest lake in the world.
It is the third largest lake of Africa and borders Tanzania, Mozambique.
It is the deepest and second largest lake in Africa.
The largest river of Africa and passes through the equator.
Largest manmade lake of Africa, used for irrigation purposes.
It is bordered by Jordan in the east and Palestine, Israel in the west. It is known for high salinity.
Located between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. It is shrinking rapidly in recent years.
It is the largest freshwater lake in Asia and deepest in the world.
It is the largest lake in the world and is surrounded by Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran and Azerbaijan.
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