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There are a total of seven continents on earth: Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. This category should contain questions regarding the continents.
The continent of Africa has the most individual countries. AfricaAfrica with 55 countries. However, Europe is not too far behind with 51 countries. Asia comes in third with 48, then there is a big drop to fourth with 23 for North America. Oceania (which technically is not a continent) has 14 and…
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Yes, however, there is no road connection through the Darian gap, which is in Panama and Colombia. Hence you would need to walk or get a four wheel vehicle or something. I just finished a 16 month trip from California to the tip of South America by car, so it is possible. To get over the 50km Darie…
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From a US perspective only, in order from 1955-1975(technical start to finish) the Presidents were Dwight Eisenhower, JFK, Lyndon B. Johnson,Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford during this time. Military leaders included William Westmoreland. Diplomatic leaders included Robert MacNamara and Henry Kissin…
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You should be more specific about what you are referring (or looking for): natural resources, particular types of peoples, performing artists, natural features, industry, etc. Without some kind of direction, the question is much too broad and cannot be answered.
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To the best of my knowledge, Marines did not serve anywhere but the Pacific in World War II. They were part of the Navy, and used for invasions of various islands in the Pacific. The Army also participated in the Pacific, whereas the Marines did not participate at D-Day or in any European or African…
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Buddhism's Beginnings Buddhism began in Asia, around 1500 BC. It started in India, then spread to China, then to Thailand. Thailand is currently the most Buddhist country in the world, at 95% Buddhist. Modern Nepal's major religion is also Buddhism.
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Buddhism began in Asia.
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Answer antarctica
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Australia as a Dominion of Britain joined WW1 in August 1914. Its prime remembered contribution was in Gallipoli Turkey in 1915 � which it with New Zealand remembers solemnly on 25 April every year and is generally regarded as when the country �came of age�. Australian troops were then sent …
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Continents are the large land masses that sit atop the Earth's crust, on tectonic plates having lighter material than the ocean plates. There are seven continents. In order of decreasing size they are : AsiaAfricaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaAntarcticaEuropeAustralia (sometimes erroneously referred to…
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Europe too close? 3/24/06 It depends on whether you measure the distance between NA and Greenland (which belongs to Denmark, therefore is Europe)from Cape Dyer on Baffin Island to the west coast of Greenland--about 100 statute miles--or measure the distance between Ellesmere Island across the Na…
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Greenland is part of the North American Plate, so that makes it part of the Continent of North America, although it is considered to be European as it is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark.Geographically and physically, Greenland is part of North America. Politically and culturally,…
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New York City (as well as New York State, and the rest of the United States) is on the continent of North America.New York is a state in the northeastern United States. It is sometimes called New York State when there is need to distinguish it from New York City. Because of the preponderance of the …
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If you mean the war in vietnam, ie US involvment, then it is both interesting and sad. President Roosevelt had pledged to support small countries freeing themselves from their pre 2nd ww colonial rulers. The Vietnamese helped by a small contingent of US SOE helped encourage the Japanese army to leav…
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the seven continents are asia,the biggest continent,,africa,south america,north america,antartica,europe and the smallest continet,australia..... :)
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Germany is in Europe .
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A continent is a large contiguous land mass. Originally, continents were determined geo-politically: large land masses separated from each other by oceans and mountain ranges, considered to be the centers of civilization (as opposed to islands, which were considered peripheral). in the modern world,…
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Japan officially surrendered on August 15, 1945. However, the surrender documents were not signed until September 2, 1945, the official date that marks the end of WWII.
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The continents of North America and Europe are completely in the Northern Hemisphere, since they are both north of the Equator.
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Countries in OceaniaOceania is not a continent but a region of the Pacific Ocean. It includes several nations and their territories, such as:AustraliaChristmas Island (Australian territory)Cocos Island (Australian territory)New ZealandNorfolk Island (Australian territory)East TimorFijiIndonesia (a f…
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Timbuktu is located in Mali, West Africa It is approximately N16 and W3, north of the NIger River. Timbuktu is located in the west African nation of Mali. Timbuktu is located in the country of Mali. Mali is in west Africa.
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South American Continent South America, Central America, and the Falkland Islands.
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North America
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Geographically Greenland is part of the North American Continent. This is because it sits on the North American Plate.
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In the Caribbean. East of the Dominican Republic, west of the Virgin Islands.
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Asia and Europe are on the same land mass. That is the correct answer but Technically North and South America share it too.
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Largest Continent Asia is the largest, which is nearly five times as large as the smallest continent, Australia.
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Answer Hawaii isn't part of any continent although it is politically part of the United States. Hawaii is part of the Polynesia region of Oceania which is the name given to islands in the Pacific including the continent of Australia. Hawaii is one point of the so-called Polynesian triangle tog…
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Europe
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No. It passes north of South Australia, through Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland.
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they consist of North America (Alaska) and Antartica... those are just the continents for the ARCTIC tundra not the alpline tundraNorth America, for one.
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Europe, Asia, and Africa
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Captain James Cook was the first to cross the Antarctic Circle on the 17th of January, 1773, and reached a latitude of 67 degrees 15 minutes S. It is not clear whether or not he actually set eyes on Antarctica since the ice pack prevented any further southward progress. In January, 1820, as a resul…
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The continents of Russia are Europe, Asia and a tiny part of North America. Russia to the West of the Ural Mts. generally belongs to Europe, and Russia to the East of the Ural Mts. generally belongs to Asia. Russia owns a small island in the Bering Strait, part of which lies in North America.
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Legends about a southern continent existed for centuries, but it was in 1820 that a Russian Expedition documented seeing it. It was quite a while before it was even named. Legend continues to say that Captain James Cook found them in 17th of January, 1773, but the tracking shows they were more tha…
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That would be quiet the wind chill Antarctica
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Japan is considered part of Asia. The islands of Japan are off the northeastern and eastern coast of the Asian mainland.Japan is part of the Asian continent. It is an island nation lying to the east of China, North Korea, South Korea, and Russia.
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The Philippines is in Southeast Asia but is not on a continent, strictly speaking. The Philippines is an archipelago (string of islands) separated by bodies of water from mainland Asia.
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The continents are... North America and Europe
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Israel is part of the continent of ASIA, specifically in the region called "the Middle East." "Southwest Asia" is also being slowly adopted as a more politically-correct alternative for the term "Middle East." Israel is very close both to North Africa and south-eastern Europe, but is not part of Afr…
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New Zealand consists of two main islands, which are the peaks of the submerged continent of Zealandia, which likes under the south pacific ocean east of Australia.New Zealand is the emerged parts of a large continental landmass, now undersea, called Zealandia. This is roughly the size and shape of …
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Yes, the driest inhabited continent would be Australia but in overall the answer is Antarctica. As this is a surprise, read the explanation below: Antarctica is also the coldest continent on Earth so everything freezes to ice but it doesn't mean they receive loads of ice and snow from the sky (lik…
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No, Malaysia is not a part of Indonesia. They are two different countries. Only they are sharing the same island, Borneo
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Delphi is a town in Greece.
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This is actually two separate questions. Be sure you read both answers. "What will happen when the Earth passes through the galactic equator?" The Sun orbits the center of the Milky Way galaxy in about 200-250 million years. However, the Sun's movement is not a simple ellipse; it's more complicated…
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Answer Yes, the Equator passes through the following countries: Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, and Somalia.
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Lacrosse was first played by Indians... there were no states back then find which Indians first played it then find the region in which the Indians lived then estimate which state it is
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Africa is the 2nd largest continent after Asia.
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Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario p.s. those are the lakes in order from biggest to smallest.
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europe
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Europe and AsiaThe nation of Turkey spans two continents; the small area north of the Straits of the Bosporus is in Europe, but the larger area south of the Bosporus is Asia.
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The United States of America
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Puerto Rico is a self-governing country and United States territory. It's located at the Caribbean next to the Dominican Republic.a commonwealth island
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Asia is the largest continent with an area of approx. 44,580,000 and 48 countries.Currently, Asia is Earth's largest continent at approximately 17,300,000 square miles (44,806,812 sq km). Africa comes in second at about 11,700,000 square miles (30,300,000 sq km). Largest Continents in Population …
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The Rhine is one of the longest and most important river in Europe. It runs for over 820 miles (1,320 kilometres) from its source in the in the Swiss Alps issuing from the Rheinwaldhorn Glacier 3,353m above sea level. The Rhine rises in Switzerland and also flows through Liechtenstein, Austria (it …
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Adjacent to the most western and southern part of Russia.
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Asia is the largest continent on planet earth.
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None, it is in the Greater Antilles.
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Hawai'i is not in or on a continent. It is a chain of volcanic islands in the central Pacific Ocean.
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Asia, of course
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the largest continent in the world would be Asia. Depending on how you view the world the answer could also be Eurasia which is the continents of Asia and Europe together.
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Greenland is on North America
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U.S has the strongest economy in the world. China has the fastest growing economy
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The Iroquois confederacy was location in now-Upstate New York, near Canada.
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The seven continents in order from largest to smallest are : Asia Africa North America South America Antarctica Europe Australia The 7 continents are Europe, North America, Southern America, Antarctica, Asia, Australia and Africa
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Many people have responses for what an "island" is, but don't often describe what a "continent" is. One definition from http://www.worldislandinfo.com/CONTISLAND.html: (a.) One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing fr…
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Answer Africa Africa
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The question is not clear. If you are referring to temples used for religious purposes, then Borobudur in Java is the biggest Budhist temple in Indonesia.
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Answer Mara Mountain is the closest known mountain to the north pole. Located in the Roosevelt Mountain Range in Peary Land, it is approx. 439 miles away from the north pole. Very little is known about Mara mountain, expect that it is named after Mara Boland from the Top of The World Expedition o…
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Europe.
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Yes: Australia is both a country and a continent. The continent is Australia, which is the world's smallest continent. It is also an island continent, as it is completely surrounded by water. Australia is also counted in the geographical regions of "Oceania" and "Australasia" with islands such as …
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Asia is the biggest continent.Asia.
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Qatar is in the middle east of Asia, in the Gulf of Arabia. it's a small country. The Qatari people are 99.8% Muslim and it has a population of 900,000 people. For more information see the related links.
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Asia got its name from the Romans. Asia was called after the ancient Roman province. The word Asia originated from the Greek word Ἀσία, first attributed to Herodotus (about 440 BC) in reference to Anatolia
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If you mean continents, there are actually seven - not 5. In order of decreasing size, they are: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, Australia.
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Africa is the biggest contient.
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Although Asia is the largest continent, its population is much higher in comparion with other continents than would be explained by sheer size. The inhabitants of Asia live in varied climates, but mainly in a temperate zone for agriculture. The benefit of large families was to provide labor for farm…
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Every contanent has a Glacier. Many people refer to Australa being a contanent when really Australasia is the contanent. If you dont consider Australia to be the main Contanent of Australiasia then there are most defanetly glaciers, in New Zeland there are several glaciers. If you consider Austr…
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The closest known mountain to the North Pole is Mara Mountain, in northern Greenland. It is located in the Roosevelt Mountain Range in Peary Land, and is approximately 446 miles (718 km) away from the North Pole.
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Any where if you could lay your restless head for a good night sleep. Plymouth, MC Fort Collins, CONaperville, ILIrvine, CAFranklin Township, NJFisherville, VANorman, OKRound Rock, TXColumbia/Ellicott City, MDOverland Park, KSFisher, INMackinac Island, MI
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7- Africa Asia Europe Arctic Antarctica Australia America.
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Antarctica is the driest continent in the world.
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hi green algae
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Jamaica is part of North America. Jamaica is part of the continent of North America. North America includes Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean Sea. By some definitions, it also includes the countries of Central America.
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Answer Do you mean Liepaja, the city in Latvia? It is in Europe. In fact, so is Moscow which is far to the east of Liepaja. If you travel east out of Moscow, you will still be in Europe for hundreds of miles, until you cross the Ural Mountains.
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Answer 10,000 to 15000 years ago is the general consensus. Though there are current excavations which will likely push that date back.
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Generally, one would agree a great place to live would include cost of living, job opportunities, school levels, low crime level, and geographically well located near the ocean, mountain or similar attraction. I personally view (within the US) Georgia, specifically North side of Atlanta a great pl…
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It's in the South-East of Asia :)
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A small group calling themselves the Committee of Safety overthrew the government of Queen Liliuokalani in 1893 and established the Republic of Hawaii. The US annexed Hawaii as a Territory in 1898. Hawaii was never purchased. It became a US State in 1959. A Joint Apology Resolution was issued by the…
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Africa
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North AmericaAmerica, specifically North America.
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Europe, Africa, Antarctica, Asia, and Australia.
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Sir Henry Morton Stanley, GCB, born John Rowlands (28 January 1841 - 10 May 1904), was a Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa and his search for David Livingstone. Stanley is often remembered for the words uttered to Livingstone upon finding him: "Dr. Livingstone, I pre…
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Puerto Rico is an island in the Caribbean the smallest island of the Greater Antilles and about 1,000 miles southeast of Miami.
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