Asia is a continent of extreme contrasts in
climate and geography and a home to amazing natural wonders of the
This beautiful and massive area offers the very diverse travel options
available to the most avid travelers.
Asia's and the world's highest point is
Mount Everest, along the border
of China and Nepal, which rises to 8,848 m (29,028 feet) above sea
level. Asia's lowest point is the Dead Sea, between Israel, the
Palestinian Territories, and Jordan, whose surface is 400 m (1,312
feet) below sea level.
Asia's longest river is the Yangtze, which
runs 6,300 km (3,915 miles)
through China. Its largest lake is the 386,400 sq km (149,200 square
mile) Caspian Sea, which is surrounded by several Central Asian
nations. Asia is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the east, by Australia
to the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean to the south. It is bordered
by the Red Sea to the southwest, by Europe and Urals to the west, and
by the Arctic Ocean to the north.
Dead Sea Area - Dead Sea is the lowest point in the world
at 394.6 m (1269 ft) below sea level. It borders Israel, the West Bank
and Jordan. Currently, 25 km of Dead Sea
coastline lie within Palestinian Authority territory, including Qumran
and Ein Feshka.
National Park Information -
is located in Southern Asia, between
Tibet and India. It contains 8 of the world's 10 highest peaks,
including Mount Everest - the
world's tallest - on the border with Tibet.
Himalayas - The Himalaya are a range of mountains in
Asia, most correctly defined
as stretching from the Indus river in Pakistan, through India, Nepal,
ending at the Bramaputra River in India. This is often extended to
include the Karakoram, the Hindu Kush, and other minor ranges extending
from the Pamir Knot, as these mountains are continuous with the
Himalaya proper, and the geographical difference makes no difference
for the traveller, we follow this convention here. This region includes
the 14 highest mountains in the world, and over 100 peaks over 7200m.
National Parks Board
- There’s so much to do and at so many parks.
Whether it is a leisurely stroll or energizing yourself on one of the
biking trails or simply exploring and appreciating the Nature, options
galore. Explore the information on Singapore National Parks Board
website to help make up your mind and then, just follow
Taiwan National Parks - Whirling
ocean and beautiful
islands is the most valuable, splendid territory the creator gives to
the people in Taiwan. The national parks that are naturally shaped are
the ecology museums, where are stored with numerous and abundant
natural resources and humanistic assets.
Parks In India - Some of the best jewels of Indian
wilderness include the Great Himalayan National Park, Dachigam National
Park near Srinagar, Corbett National Park in Uttar Pradesh, which is
also a famous tiger reserve, Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan,
and Sundarbans National Park in West Bengal. Worth visiting in the east
indian part in Assam is Kaziranga ("The Land of Rhino").
Parks Of Pakistan - In Pakistan a National Park is an area of
outstanding scenic merit and natural beauty where the landscape, flora
and fauna are protected and preserved in a natural state. The major
National Parks of Pakistan: Kirthar National Park, Khunjerab National
Park, Chitral Gol National Park, Lal Suhanra National Park,
Hazarganji-Chiltan National Park, Margalla Hills National Park, Ayubia
National Park, Deosai National Park, Hingol National Park.
National Parks In Thailand -
National parks in Thailand are defined as an
area of least ten square kilometres that contains natural resources of
ecological importance or unique beauty, or flora and fauna of special
importance. Currently there are 102 national parks (including 21 marine
national parks, อุทยานแห่งชาติทางทะเล). Often forest parks (วนอุทยานใน)
are miscalled as national parks as well, however those are less
protected and governed by the provincial administration.