a mountain in northern Kashmir (26,470 feet high)
Siegfried line
German fortifications facing the Maginot Line
Serengeti National Park
a national park in Tanzania created in 1951 to protect the wildlife
hot spot
a lively entertainment spot
sealskin tent
tent that is an Eskimo summer dwelling
short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing
South Frigid Zone
the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
disaster area
a region whose population is affected by a general disaster
Mount Whitney
the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)
a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (20,997 feet high)
burn center
a center where patients with severe burns can be treated
a remote and undeveloped area
a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)
redbrick university
(British informal) a provincial British university of relatively recent founding; distinguished from Oxford University and Cambridge University
an airplane that can land on or take off from water
capital of Djibouti
port city on the Gulf of Aden; the capital and largest city of Djibouti
birch bark
a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree
Republic of Namibia
a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa
capital of Portugal
capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal; a major port in western Portugal on Tagus River where it broadens and empties into the Atlantic
an isogram connecting points receiving equal amounts of sunshine
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