9 Spectacular and amazing Geographical facts of the Earth you never knew
4 Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee USA was created by three earthquakes
Among mysterious geographical facts in 1811 and 1812 three earthquakes shook New Madrid violently. The third one struck with a magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter scale which then formed a basin that resulted in the creation of Lake Reelfoot in Tiptonville, Tenessee. The impact of the earthquakes also caused the Mississippi river to flow backwards although scientists verified that it was an illusion caused by northwest moving water waves.
5 Point Nemo, The furthest point from any terrestrial life
Point Nemo is located in the South Pacific Ocean and is 2,688 km away from the nearest Landmass. It is also known as the ocean pole of inaccessibility being the ocean point farthest from any land. The nearest landmass is Ducie Island, Easter Island and Maher Island. It is also called the spacecraft cemetery as it is used for dumping decommissioned satellites and spacecraft.