Earthquake Effect on Mississippi River
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.
More Geography Facts
The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start, excluding the North and South infront of AmericA.
Argentina's capital Buenos Aires means "Good air".
Afghanistan's capital Kabul means "hump backed".
Thailand's capital Bangkok means "city of angels".
Spain's capital Madrid means "place of abundant water".
France's capital Paris means "the working people".
Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur means "Muddy River"
Korea's capital Seoul means "Capital".
China's capital Beijing means "Gate".
Japan's capital Tokyo means "Eastern Capital".
Lake Nicaragua in Nicaragua is the only fresh water lake in the world that has sharks.