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Continents and Oceans Notes

Continents and Oceans Notes

ContinentsThere are seven continents and 4 Oceans on the earth.A continent is a great landmass.From largest to smallest in size: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.Population: Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica. Four Oceans are: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean and the Arctic Ocean

World PopulationWhat are Continents?Earths Land and WaterEarths surface is 71% water and 29% landEarths Water Earths Water is 96.5% saltwater and 3.5% freshwaterLakes, rivers, ponds, streams are freshwater ecosystemsNorth AmericaNorth America consists of Canada (2nd largest country), the United States (3rd largest), Mexico, Central America, Greenland, and small islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Central America is an isthmus- a narrow strip of land surrounded on two sides by water that connects two landmassesThere are three oceans that touches North America: the Arctic to the North, the Pacific to the West, and the Atlantic to the East.

South AmericaSouth America is directly south of North America is made up of 12 countries.The Pacific Ocean borders South America to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

EuropeEurope is located east of North America is made up of 50 countries. The Atlantic Ocean is Europes western border and the Arctic Ocean is north of Europe.

AsiaAsia is located east of Europe made up of 48 countriesThe largest include Russia, China, and India.Extremely diverse climates and geographic features.The Pacific Ocean lies to the east and to the southwest is the Indian Ocean

AfricaAfrica is south of Europemade up of 54 countriesAfrica is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Indian Ocean to the East

AustraliaAustralia is located southeast of Asia As a continent includes Tasmania and many other islands throughout the Pacific OceanThe Indian Ocean borders the west and south , while the Pacific is on the east

Antarctica The southernmost, coldest, windiest and most remote continent.Surrounds the South Pole, the point at the southern end of the Earths axis.Almost completely covered by iceAntarctica means opposite of the Arctic the Earths most northernmost region.

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