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Acadia

AcadiaAcadia <<uh KAY dee uh>> was a area in japanese Canada. It turned the location of the primary everlasting French colony in North America. French colonists settled there in 1604. Acadia included what at the moment are Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. The colony additionally included elements of what at the moment are the province of Quebec and the state of Maine.... Read More

Altiplano

AltiplanoThe Altiplano is a large plateau within the Andes Mountains of South America. Its identify is Spanish for excessive aircraft. The Altiplano covers southeastern Peru, western Bolivia, northeastern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The Altiplano is among the highest and largest plateaus on the planet. Its elevation ranges from about eleven,000 to thirteen,000 ft (three,300 to four,000 meters). It covers about sixty five,000 sq. miles (one hundred seventy,000 sq. kilometers).... Read More

America

America regionsAmerica is the good land mass of the Western Hemisphere. It’s made up of North and South America. The mainland of America is the longest north-to-south land mass on Earth. The best distance of its mainland from north to south is about eight,seven hundred miles (14,000 kilometers), from the Boothia Peninsula in Canada to Cape Froward in Chile. The westernmost level of mainland America is on the Seward Peninsula on the west coast of Alaska. Northeastern Brazil is the easternmost level. North and South America are related by a land bridge that’s narrowest on the Isthmus of Panama. America additionally consists of many islands north, south, east, and west of the mainland.... Read More

Antarctic Circle

Antarctic CircleThe Antarctic <<ant AHRK tihk>> Circle is an imaginary line that runs across the globe close to the South Pole. It lies at sixty six levels 33 minutes southlatitude. Latitude is a measure of distance north or south of the equator. The equator is at zero levels latitude, and the South Pole is at ninety levels south latitude. Virtually all the continent of Antarctica is contained in the Antarctic Circle.... Read More

Arctic Circle

Arctic CircleThe Arctic <<AHRK tihk or AHR tihk>> Circle is an imaginary line that runs across the globe close to the North Pole. It lies at sixty six levels 33 minutes north latitude. Latitude is a measure of distance north or south of the equator. The equator is at zero levels latitude, and the North Pole is at ninety levels north latitude. The Arctic Circle runs by means of northern elements of Canada, Alaska, Russia, and Scandinavia.... Read More

Ashanti

kente weaverAshanti <<ah SHAN tee>> is a area within the nation of Ghana, in western Africa. Ashanti additionally refers to a individuals who stay there. The individuals name themselves Asante. Traditionally, Ashanti was a strong army and political state. At present, it’s Ghana’s most closely populated area.... Read More

Bessarabia

BessarabiaBessarabia, «BEHS uh RAY bee uh», is a area in southeastern Europe. It covers 17,147 sq. miles (forty four,411 sq. kilometers). It occupies elements of Moldova and Ukraine. Bessarabia is bordered by the Dniester River on the north and east. The Black Sea and Danube River are on the south. Its western border is the Prut River. Northern Bessarabia is a fertile highland. River valleys minimize by way of the central hilly part. Plains and swamps cowl the southern space. Most of Bessarabia’s individuals are Bulgarian, Moldovan, Russian, or Ukrainian farmers.... Read More

Bronx

New York Botanical GardenThe Bronx is among the 5 boroughs  ( districts) that make up New York Metropolis. The Bronx lies throughout the Harlem River from Manhattan. It’s bounded on the west by the Hudson River, on the east by Lengthy Island Sound, and on the south by the East River.... Read More

Cape Cod

Cape CodCape Cod is a hook-formed peninsula on the coast of Massachusetts. It acquired its identify due to the codfish caught off its shores. Cape Cod Bay lies within the hooked arm of Cape Cod. The islands of Martha’s Winery and Nantucket are simply south of the cape.... Read More

Cape Colony

Cape ColonyThe Cape Colony was a European colony in what’s now southern and western South Africa. The Dutch East India Firm based the Cape Colony in 1652. The British took over the colony in 1795. They gave it again to the Dutch authorities in 1803, however they occupied it once more in 1806. In 1814, the Dutch acknowledged the Cape as a British colony.... Read More