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From sea to shining sea, North American geography encompasses numerous notable landmarks, natural formations, and climates. Housing the countries of Canada, the United States, and Mexico (among others), the continent is sandwiched between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans. and is the third largest continent on Earth, after Asia and Africa. The climate of North America ranges from the extreme cold of the north to the desert heat of the lower areas. With the Appalachian Mountains in the east and the Rocky Mountains in the west, the continent is also home to the Great Lakes and the Grand Canyon.
So, why should you care? Geography is fun! Studying geography is a way to become familiar with the world around us and learn about how the world was formed. It's also a great way to plan your next vacation.
We've given you a lot of info here, and you are welcome to use this as a stud guide for the quiz. If you think you've got enough to get started, take this quiz to find out just how much you know about North American geography.
There were 13 original colonies
The third ocean is the Arctic
Six; Pacific, Mountain, Central, Eastern, Atlantic and Newfoundland
North America is home to the worlds most fresh water
Canada has the most land on the continent
Mexico is the thirteenth largest nation in the world
The capital of Mexico is Mexico City
The Gulf of Mexico sits to the East of the country
The Rio Grande is the largest river in the country
The Baja 5000 is one of the most famous off road races in the world.
The Mayans have many temples stretched across the country.
There are 31 states in Mexico
The jaguar is the national animal of the country
Spain was the first to colonize the New World, and this was in present day Mexico.
Washington DC is the capital of the USA
The English colonised British North America
There are 50 states in the USA
Vail is in the Rocky Mountains.
New York is the most populace city in the USA
The five provinces are: Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, Hawaii
East Dakota does not exist
Mount Rushmore is located in South Dakota
Hawaii is the other state not part of the mainland of the USA
Washington is home to the only rain forest in the USA
Confederation was signed in PEI.
Swedish vikings were the first to visit Newfoundland, and landed at L'ans Aux Meadows in 1000 BC.
Fisheries drive the economy In Nova Scotia
New Brunswick is home to the largest tides in the world.
Maple Syrup is a main staple of life in Northern Quebec
Niagara Falls, the 8th wonder of the world is located in Ontario.
The Red River runs through the heart of Winnipeg.
Saskatchewan is home to the worlds best wheat.
Alberta is home to five national parks, including the world famous Banff National Park
Victoria is British Columbia's capital and is located on Vancouver Island.
North America has 23 countries located within it, it is comprised of all Caribbean and Central America countries, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, the U.S., and to some people surprise, Greenland.