Native animals of Asia
Treeshrews : native to the tropical
forest of Southeast Asia.
Spalacidae : native to eastern Asia,
the Horn of Africa, the Middle
East, & south-eastern Europe.
Civets : native to the tropics of
Africa and Asia.
Mt. Everest : On the Nepal-Tiber border
looms the world’s highest peak, Mt.
Everest (29,028 ft.), along the Himalayan
Dead Sea : The world’s lowest land area is
the Dead Sea (303 m. below sea level),
which is actually a salt lake in the Israel
Pacific Ocean : The largest ocean is the
Pacific which washes the eastern shores
Philippine Deep : The world’s deepest
ocean depth is the Philippine Deep
(10,918 m. below the sea level), along
Indonesia : The world’s largest archipelago
is Indonesia, consisting of more than
3,000 islands with a total area of 714,030
Caspian Sea : The Caspian Sea (143,550
square miles in area) in Siberia is the
largest lake (inland sea) on earth.
Lake Baikal : Lake Baikal (5,710 feet deep),
also in Siberia, is the world’s deepest lake.
Bay of Bengal : The largest bay in the world
is Indian’s Bay of Bengal, with a shoreline
of 2,250 miles.
Strait of Malacca : The world’s longest strait
is the famous Strait of Malacca (between
Malaysia and Indonesia) which extends for
San Juanico Strait : The narrowest strait in
the world is the San Juanico Strait
between the islands of Samar and Leyte
in the Philippines.
The Great Wall of China is the most
colossal edifice ever fashioned by
human hands. It was built by Emperor
Shin Huang Ti (220-221 B.C.) as a
defensive rampart against the
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