71 Geography of European Continent: Important physical geography facts about Europe

Geography of Europe

Introduction Europe is a continent with enormous diversity, both in terms of people and geography. Europe is the second-smallest continent in terms of land size, but one of the most densely inhabited, spanning over 10 million square kilometers and home to more than 700 million people. Its scenery is as diverse as its people, with … Read more

66 Geography of South America: Important physical geography facts about South America

South America

Introduction The western margins of South America are rimmed by one of the world’s longest and highest mountain ranges, the Andes, a giant wall that extends unbroken from Tierra del Fuego near the continent’s southern tip in Chile to northeastern Venezuela in the far north as if to reaffirm the continent’s northward and eastward orientation. … Read more

61 Geography of North America: Important Geographical Facts

Geography of North America

General introduction North America, which includes Greenland and the Caribbean islands, is the world’s third-biggest continent, covering 9,358,340 square miles (24,238,000 square kilometers). It is entirely located in the Northern Hemisphere. One of the most significant features of the North American mainland, which is wholly located on the North American tectonic plate (Plate Tectonic), is … Read more