Where is Ceylon?
The island of Ceylon is located in the Northern part of the Indian ocean, at the southern tip of the Hindustan Peninsula. But you probably won't find this name on…

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What is the richest country in the world?
Oddly enough, the richest countries in the world are not the largest, but rather the opposite. What is the richest country in the world? According to the International monetary Fund,…

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Why is the Yellow sea called yellow?
In the Western part, where the coastal zone is located, the waters of the Yellow sea do have a yellowish tinge. This is due to the fact that the sea…

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What animals live in the Arctic?

If we talk about unique species of animals that are found only in the Arctic, then this is a polar bear, musk ox, wild reindeer, snow sheep.

Other species are found in the Arctic and other natural geographical areas: walruses, seals, Arctic foxes, stoats, and wolverines.

The Arctic waters are home to cetaceans: baleen whales, orcas, narwhals, Beluga dolphins, and many different types of fish.

In the short polar summer, the Arctic becomes a nesting place for millions of migratory birds from different parts of the world.

The melting of Arctic ice observed in recent decades threatens the disappearance of many unique species of animals.

 

About tourist fraudsters
The Internet is full of terrible stories about the treachery of tour operators who leave unhappy tourists in a foreign country, after robbing them. There are also stories about fraudulent…

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Why is the Netherlands called Holland?
Indeed, the Netherlands is often referred to as "Holland", which is officially incorrect. South Holland and North Holland are only two of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands. Historically, these…

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Why do Japanese and Chinese have narrow eyes?
To begin with, let's clarify: the eyes of Japanese, Chinese, Koreans and other representatives of the Mongoloid race, in General, are the same shape as people of other nationalities and…

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Lake Neusiedler See
Neusiedler see is considered the fourth largest lake in Central Europe, behind Balaton, Boden and Geneva. Its age is 20 thousand years, it is believed that it appeared as a…

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