The map above shows some of the most popular superheroes from comics and film who protect New York City. It also explores the areas in which they either live, hide out, or roam for criminals.
How do you pronounce the word scone?
If you live in Scotland you almost certainly pronounce it in a way that rhymes with “gone”, whereas if you live in Ireland you’re far more likely to pronounce it so it rhymes with “cone.” And in England and Wales, well let’s just say it’s complicated.
At 2,824 kilometres, the Amur River (known in China as the Heilong Jiang or “Black Dragon River”) is the 10th longest in the world. For much of its length it forms the border between Russia and China.
At its confluence with the Zeya are two cities of roughly equal size which face each other across the Amur, less than 600 metres apart.
These are the Russian city of Blagoveshchensk, administrative capital of the Amur region, and the Chinese city of Heihe in Heilongjiang province.
This is a view of Ottawa from 1876, only nine years after it became the capital of what was then known as the Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867.
In the main diagram the viewer is looking more or less to the south, while the insert in the bottom left is a view of the parliamentary precinct looking roughly north.
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The map above shows what would happen if you lay the Burj Khalifa on its side within the Vatican City. The Burj Khalifa is world’s the tallest building at 828 m (2,717 ft), while Vatican City is the world’s smallest country in the world at just 0.44 km2 (0.17 sq mi).