Elbrus has a height of 5642 m and is the most vivid peak in the Caucasus.
It is suspected that many underground cities and churches in Cappadocia have yet to be discovered.
Killar Khashirov was the first local highlander to reach the eastern, lower peak of the mountain on July 22, 1829.
The French barque Le Griffon was the first European ship to sink in the lake due to a raging storm.
Santorini is located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea, in the area of the Aegean Volcanic Arc's greatest activity.
The name of the lake comes from the Mongolian language and means "Lake of Nature".
It is assumed that the name Cappadocia comes from the Persian word Katpatuk. The word was most likely a compound of two words of foreign origin.
The moai sculptures are monoliths. Some weigh more than 18 tons and are more than 6 m high.
In ancient Egypt, the river was called Iteru.
Paricutin's activity finally ceased in 1952.
Images of saints also adorn the walls of Karanlik Church, where, in addition to the paintings, one can find, according to tradition, the footprint of Christ's sandals carved into the rock.
According to Clyde S. Kilby, a prominent literary scholar, J. R. R. Tolkien based the Mount Doom, volcano located in Mordor, Middle-earth with the Stromboli volcano.
On the night of February 18-19, 2011, a terrorist attack took place that blew up one of the support posts on the Elbrus cable car.
The Lake Superior Basin area is home to 58 native orchid species.
The tectonic origin determines the environment of the lake.
Nearly 4.5 billion people live in Asia, and the population density exceeds 100 people per km² (261 per square mile).