Largest, Smallest in World

Largest Continent Asia, 17,212,2000 square miles
Smallest Continent Australia,312,2000 square miles
Highest Mountain Mount Everest, Himalayan Mountains, Nepal-Tibet, 29,035 feet above sea level
Lowest Point on land The Dead Sea, Israel-Jordan, water surface 1,349 feet below sea level
Deepest Underwater Trench Marina Trench, 200 miles southwest of Guam in the Pacific Ocean, 36,198 feet below the ocean surface
Largest Sea The Mediterranean Sea, 1,144,800 square miles
Highest Lake The Highest navigable lake is Lake Titicaca in Peru, 12,500 feet above sea level
Lowest Lake The Dead Sea, Israel-Jordan, surface of water 1,349 feet below sea level
Largest Lake Caspian Sea, 152,239 square miles
Largest Freshwater Lake Lake Superior, US-Canada, 31,820 square miles
Deepest Ocean Pacific Ocean, average depth 13,215 feet
Largest Ocean Pacific Ocean, 60,060,700 square miles
Smallest Ocean Arctic Ocean, 5,427,000 square miles
Largest Gulf Gulf of Mexico, 615,000 square miles
Bay The Bay of Bengal, 1,300,000 square miles
Largest Island Greenland, 839,999 square miles
Largest Peninsula Arabia, 1,250,000 square miles
Largest Archipelago Indonesia, 3,500-mile stretch of 17,000 islands
Largest Gorge Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Arizona, US, 217 miles long, 4-18 miles wide, 1 mile deep
Deepest Gorge Hells Canyon, Snake River, Idaho, 7,900 feet deep
Longest Mountain Range The Andes of South America, 5,000 miles
Longesr River The Nile, Africa, 4,180 miles
Shortest River The Roe, Montana, US, 200 feet long
Largest River The Amazon, South America, basin of 2,500,000 square miles
Longesr Estuary Ob River, Russia, 550 miles long, up to 50 miles wide
Larget Lagoon Lagoa dos Patos, Brazil, 150 miles long, 4,500 square miles
Largest Waterfall Angel Falls, Venezuela, 3,212 feet high

 

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