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any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America
a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles.
North America
Continent that includes Canada, the U.S., and Mexico
South America
Continent that includes countries such as Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Colombia
Latin America
World region including Mexico, Central America, and South America
The Caribbean
Body of water between North and South America that contains many island nations such as Cuba, The Dominican Republic and Jamaica
The Amazon
World's largest tropic rain forest located in South America
Atlantic Ocean
Body of water between the Americas and Europe/Africa
continent that comprises the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. It is generally divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the Bosporus waterway connecting the Black and Aegean Seas
Western Europe
Westerly countries of Europe. Also generally considered the countries associated with the Western European Union during the Cold War. Includes the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany
Eastern Europe
Eastern countries of Europe many of which were formerly communities under the influence of the Soviet Union.
a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural Germanic heritage and related languages. It comprises the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden
Second largest and second most populous continent located to the South of Europe
Mediterranean Sea
Sea between the continents of Europe and Africa
Sahara Desert
World's largest hot desert located in Northern Africa
Sub Saharan Africa
Area of Africa below the Saharan Desert
Middle East
Region centered on Western Asia and Egypt. Includes Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Iran and other countries.
World's largest and most populous continent located in the Eastern hemisphere
Russia, the world’s largest nation, borders European and Asian countries as well as the Pacific and Arctic oceans.
a vast Russian province encompassing most of Northern Asia
East Asia
Eastern sub-region of Asian including countries such as China, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea
Indian Sub-continent
southern region of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean. Definitions of the extent of the Indian subcontinent differ but it usually includes the core lands of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh; Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan are often included as well
Indian Ocean
Third largest ocean border by Africa and the Indian sub-continent
South East Asia
subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
country, and continent, surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans.
subregion of Oceania, made up of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean
southernmost waters of the World Ocean, generally taken to be south of 60°S latitude and encircling Antarctica
Earth's southernmost continent, containing the geographic South Pole
Arctic Ocean
located in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Arctic north polar region, is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five major oceanic divisions. Contains the Arctic Circle and the North Pole
Rocky Mountains
stretch some 3,000 miles from British Columbia and Alberta in Canada through Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and down to New Mexico in the U.S
Andes Mountains
One of the world's longest Mountain Ranges located in South America
mountain range in South Asia which separates the Indo-Gangetic Plain from the Tibetan Plateau. This range is home to nine of the ten highest peaks on Earth, including the highest, Mount Everest
Regions of the United States
West, Southwest, Midwest, Southeast, Northeast