Lake Nicaragua Fact

Lake Nicaragua in Nicaragua is the only fresh water lake in the world that has sharks.

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Antarctica Ice Fact

If Antarctica's ice sheets melted, the worlds oceans would rise by 60 to 65 metres (200 - 210ft) - everywhere.

Shift in Earth's magnetic field

The increased electricity used by modern appliances is causing a shift in the Earth's magnetic field. By the year 2327, the North Pole will be located in mid-Kansas, while the South Pole will be just off the coast of East Africa.

First map

The earliest maps were made by the Babylonians about 2300 B.C.?

The first map to represent the known world was created by Anaximander, a Greek philosopher, in the 6th century B.C.?

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