During Apartheid, Glasgow renamed the street where the South African Consulate was located to “Nelson Mandela Place.” Consular officials would be forced to look at his name when reading and addressing postal correspondence.

Most of Las Vegas’ iconic hotels and even its famous welcome sign aren’t technically located in the city of Las Vegas. They are in an unincorporated township called Paradise, Nevada.

A naked mole rat’s four front teeth are located outside its mouth, and their lips are sealed just behind the teeth, preventing soil from filling its mouth while he is digging.

The largest volcanic region on Earth is two kilometres below the surface of the vast ice sheet that covers west Antarctica, where at least 136 volcanoes are located.