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Eclipse hunters - most instances under the moon's umbral shadow

The record for the most total solar eclipses viewed is 35, jointly held by two American umbraphiles: Glenn Schneider and John Beattie. This video shows their trip into the path of totality…

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Steepest street (road)

Ffordd Pen Llech, in Harlech, Wales is the steepest street in the world. It has a gradient of 1:2.67 (37.45% stretch over fall). How is this measured by a surveyor? How do you depict this on…

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Fastest circumnavigation by bicycle (female)

Jenny cycled the world, on her own, in 124 days and 11 hours. She describes some of the practical considerations, and the challenges she faced. Prompts a discussion on circumnavigation, and…

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Fastest time to climb the Seven Summits including Carstensz (male)

Steven climbed the Seven Summits including Carstensz (male) in 117 days 6 hours 50 minutes. Invite students to identify the summits on a globe or on a map. What planning and preparation goes…

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Small Town Big Stuff - Meet the Record Breakers

Casey in Illinois has the: Largest Mailbox, Largest pitchfork, Largest clogs / wooden shoes, Largest golf tee, Largest wind chime, Largest rocking chair, Largest knitting needles. Discuss…

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Longest assisted journey across Antarctica on skis (female)

The longest assisted journey across Antarctica on skis by a woman is 2,045 km (1270.7 miles) and was achieved by Stéphanie Gicquel (France) who skied from Messner Start to Hercules…

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Youngest person to trek to the South Pole

The youngest person to trek to the South Pole is Lewis Clarke, who was 16 years 61 days when he reached the Geographic South Pole on 18 January 2014, having skied 1,123.61 km (698.18 miles…

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Geography Yr9 Hoges

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Geography Yr9 Just Launched

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Geography Yr9 AusAdvertising

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Geography Yr9 Sorrento in Vic

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Geography Yr9 Paul Hogan

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Geography Yr9 Where Are You

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Geography Yr9 Fauna2

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