Shaksgam Tract

The Trans-Karakoram Tract is a tract administrated by China as part of its Taxkorgan and Yecheng counties in the Xinjiang Uygur ...
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Pensilungpa Glacier

Context The Pensilungpa Glacier located in Ladakh’s Zanskar Valley is retreating due to increase in temperature and decrease in precipitation ...
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Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

Context Geologists said they had detected a swarm of earthquakes at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, though it was not erupting. About ...
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Panjshir Valley

Panjshir Valley is literally Valley of the Five Lions) is a valley in north-central Afghanistan, 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of Kabul, near ...
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Kanal Istanbul Project

Context The Kanal Istanbul Project, an under-construction shipping route running parallel to the strategically critical Bosphorus Strait, is fast gaining ...
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Russia, U.K. spar over Black Sea incident

Context Russia accused Britain of spreading lies over a warship confrontation in the Black Sea and warned London that it ...
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A-76 Iceberg : World’s largest iceberg

Context Recently, world's largest the size of the Spanish island of Majorca has broken off the coast of Antarctica. The ...
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Darwin’s Arch a famed natural rock formation in the Galapagos Islands

Context Darwin's Arch, a famed natural rock formation in the Galapagos Islands that is popular with divers, photographers and cruise-ship ...
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Leang Sakapao Caves on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi

Leang Sakapao Caves Context Researchers have reported that Pleistocene-era rock paintings dating back to 45,000-20,000 years ago in cave sites ...
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Mount Pumori

Context Two women mountaineers, Baljeet Kaur of Himachal Pradesh and Gunbala Sharma of Rajasthan became the first Indian women to ...
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Whitsun Reef

Context Recently, Philippine authorities announced that many of the Chinese fishing vessels that have been moored near the disputed Whitsun ...
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Tulip Garden at Zabarwan range in Jammu and Kashmir

Context Recently, Prime Minister of India has asked tourists to visit the tulip garden, located at the foothills of the ...
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Suez Canal: Ships stuck in ‘traffic jam’

Context A massive cargo ship has turned sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal, blocking traffic in a crucial East-West waterway for ...
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Chilika Lake was a part of the Bay of Bengal

Context The Chilika lake in Odisha, Asia’s largest brackish water lake, was once part of the Bay of Bengal, a ...
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Harike Wetland

Context Recently, Winter migratory water birds using the central Asian flyway have started making a beeline to Punjab’s Harike Wetland ...
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