Fastest surface wind

Fastest surface wind

What is the fastest surface wind ever recorded?
The fastest "regular" wind that's widely agreed upon was 231 mph (372 kph), recorded at Mount Washington, New Hampshire, on April 12, 1934. But during a May 1999 tornado in Oklahoma, researchers clocked the wind at 318 mph (513 kph). For comparison, Neptune's winds can rage to 900 mph (1,448 kph).

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Deepest place in the ocean

What's the deepest place in the ocean?
The greatest known depth is 36,198 feet (6.9 miles or 11 kilometers) at the Mariana Trench, in the Pacific Ocean well south of Japan near the Mariana Islands.

Deserted surface

About one-third of the Earth's land surface is desert?

Largest lake

What is the largest lake in the world?
By size and volume it is the Caspian Sea, located between southeast Europe and west Asia.

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