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  Continents of the World: Africa | The Americas | Asia | Australia/Oceania | Europe - Travel Earth by Continents
The term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided.
All continents together constitute less than one-third of the earth's surface, that means more than two-thirds of the earth's surface are covered with water.
Latin - Terra Australis incognita the "Unknown Southern Land", an imaginary, hypothetical continent, a large landmass in the south of the Indian Ocean, the supposed counterpart of the Northern Hemisphere.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/continents.htm   (742 words)

 Continents and Countries of Africa, Asia and Europe
Continents and Countries of Africa, Asia and Europe
Sinai Peninsula, Egypt 1991 The deep blue waters of the northern Red Sea provide a striking contrast to the sandy landforms (tans) and hills and mountains (browns) of the arid landscape of northeastern Egypt, northwestern Saudi Arabia, southern Israel, and a small part of southwestern Jordan.
Numerous coral reefs and small islands are visible east of Egypt near the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula.
www.maps-continents.com /globe-africa-asia.htm   (1680 words)

 Two continents under one roof - Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
More than 600 journalists and around 1,300 delegates were in attendance when the 25 Heads of State and Government from the ASEM countries sat down together in Copenhagen to discuss the issues of security and economic development on behalf of more than two billion people.
Eight briefing rooms had been set up for this purpose, which could be used by the individual delegations to hold press conferences with their home journalists as well as other interested parties.
As soon as the Summit came to a close at the Bella Centre, the Danish EU Presidency was on its way to a summit meeting with China, whereas the majority of the other Heads of States were already in the air on their way home.
www.um.dk /en/menu/ForeignPolicy/InternationalOrganisations/ASEM/ASEM4summit/Documentation/Roof.htm?wbc_purpose=basic&WBCMODE=presentationunpublish   (640 words)

  Map - Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On the east the country is bounded by the Pacific Ocean and several of its extensions: the Bering Strait (which separates Russia from Alaska), the Bering Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk, and the Sea of Japan (East Sea).
Russia is the only major industrialized country in which demographic indices are worse than in earlier years, largely because illnesses have increased as the quality and availability of health care have declined.
Most of the country’s people are concentrated in the so-called fertile triangle, which has its base along the western border between the Baltic and Black seas and tapers eastward across the southern Urals into southwestern Siberia.
www.moreancillary.infinology.net /about11.html   (6467 words)

 Substance abuse conference
Nearly 150 United Methodist Church leaders from 26 countries across two continents explored the destructive causes and consequences of alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse in their societies at an historic consultation here, May 28-June 4.
This is the case all over the world except in Muslim countries," said the Rev. Anders Hägglund, a leading authority and social worker on drug and alcohol concerns in Sweden.
Several speakers and participants, especially from African countries, discussed the cultural, economic and religious traditions that perpetuate alcohol consumption and, therefore, make it difficult to eliminate its use and abuse.
gbgm-umc.org /news/2001/june/substanceabuse.htm   (531 words)

 India USA- some similarities
USA is one of the richest countries in the world and India is among the poorest countries in the world.
Both countries are in two different continents but still both countries have a few similarities.
The capitals of these countries, New Delhi and Washington, are not the main cultural and financial centers of their countries.
adaniel.tripod.com /indiaamerica.htm   (855 words)

 Control over raw materials stressed: African-South American summit -DAWN - International; December 01, 2006
Libya's Moamer Kadhafi, president of another powerful African oil producer, was not to be outdone, calling on the two continents to take control of their own natural resources.
The declaration adopted by the two continents called only for UN reform to be carried out with “the equitable participation of developing countries,” the views of the two continents on who exactly should get a permanent Security Council seat still diverging.
In his opening address, Obasanjo said the two continents should take their destinies in their own hands rather than depend on external help.
www.dawn.com /2006/12/01/int5.htm   (782 words)

 Natural Calamity; Man-made Disaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But the over two lakhs killed and the millions displaced were primarily due to man-made reasons, such as ecological destruction, late warning, tardy relief distribution and delayed action, and most importantly the poverty of the poor living in the coastal regions that were easily washed away.
South Asian countries will witness greater and greater domination by the Indian rulers; while the Indian people will see their country pushed more and more into the clutches of the US imperialists and the Indian armed forces used as canon fodder for US designs.
This is indeed a significant gesture by a party of the poorest of the poor in the country and an example to be emulated by all citizens.
www.peoplesmarch.com /archives/2005/feb2k5/Tsunami.htm   (7048 words)

 US Based Multinational Carrier Takes Paging To Two Continents
Two developing countries that Nostrad is currently operating in are Mongolia in northern Asia and Uganda in eastern Africa.
Not only are these two countries located on different continents, they are also worlds apart in terms of culture, economics, and infrastructure.
Paved roads connect Mongolia’s two mining centers to this backbone, but few roads worthy of the name traverse the rest of the country, and most of these are unpaved.
www.zetron.com /pages/english/realw/7204.html   (1340 words)

 Untitled Document
Secondly, you need to choose two countries to research in depth, as well as a presumed third country (to complete the "Global" definition), which you will not be expected to research.
You cannot use the U.S. or Canada as one of your countries, although the U.S. or Canada may be the presumed third country to meet "Global" Qualifications.
List the three countries on two continents that you are using as a basis to fulfil the "Global" definition.
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 Europe Countries - Travel, Pictures, Maps
Europe's population is superior to 726 million inhabitants and includes a large number of ethnic groups.
The average annual growth rate for the European population, from 1985 to 1995, was only 0.28%, the least of all continents.
The continent shelters the second biggest economic block of the Planet: the European Union,
www.europe-countries.com   (211 words)

 Google Answers: countries on 2 continents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Identify all the countries that are situated on two continents
However, there a number of countries that have islands and various other enclaves that are considered to be on a different continent.
Dear Mr Agalx21, Countries that are on two continents, borderwise: ------------------------------------------------ Azerbaijan (Asia and Europe) Egypt (Asia and Africa) Kazakhstan - "Central Asia, northwest of China; a small portion west of the Ural River in eastern-most Europe" (SOURCE: CIA World Factbook, ).
www.6url.com /JK   (518 words)

 TWO CONTINENTS, FOUR COUNTRIES AND A WEDDING -part two   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But it is a very old country, and all this has happened again and again throughout it's history, leaving a rich legacy of unexplored archaeological sites recording the turmoil of centuries.
Two drivers had obviously been a little too assertive, and their cars lay in twisted metal fragments all over the road.
This church, one a major building of the ancient world had been built whilst Roman emperors were in power and had seen some of the most crucial theological debates of the early church leaders, debates that led to the formation of the very foundations of western society as we know it today.
www.petegreen.co.uk /turkey2.htm   (6141 words)

 ANTI-TRUST: Who Will Rescue Developing Countries?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Many countries find it difficult to protect their sovereignty and obligations to their citizens on the one hand and their commitment to international cooperation on the other.
Though the activities of these cartels must have affected many developing countries, these countries are uninformed as to their legal rights and also lack the resources to redress their wrong.
Some other countries use diplomacy to address the problem, cognizant of the fact that the country where the infraction originates is better positioned to investigate and take action under its national law.
www.nigerianlawsite.citymaker.com /page/page/1109112.htm   (2896 words)

 Asia, Africa Push for Full Globalization
Leaders from Asia and Africa stressed the need for both continents to fully partake of the benefits of globalization by pushing for closer economic ties and trade between the two continents.
Foreign Ministers of more than 80 Asian and African countries approved a draft that their leaders will discuss during the two-day summit aimed at renewing the partnership between the two continents that began 50 years ago.
That first summit was held in 1955 in the Indonesian city of Bandung where African and Asian leaders met to put their colonial past behind them and take their place on the world stage.
www.voanews.com /english/2005-04-21-voa63.cfm   (543 words)

 Alert over India chilli spreads
The alert over 'Sudan 1', an illegal cancer-causing dye found in a UK-made sauce allegedly containing chilli powder imported from India in 2002, spread to 15 countries in two continents on Thursday.
As the biggest crisis to hit Britain's food industry since 'mad cow disease' continued to grow, some food companies in the country admitted that adulterated chilli powder added to Worcestershire sauce had been used in foods sent to hospitals and schools, the Guardian, daily reported.
Two catering companies, which dominate school supplies and have thousands of pubs, restaurants and clubs among their customers, have confirmed that they had supplied food which was listed in the recall.
www.rediff.com /rss/redirect.php?url=http://www.rediff.com/money/2005/feb/24chilli.htm   (377 words)

 CCTV-English Channel-英语频道   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is the first summit held between Asia and Africa in five decades, and is expected to close a gap in global relations and boost economic and trade ties between the two continents.
About a hundred countries from the two continents took part in the summit, jointly sponsored by Indonesia and South Africa.
Delegates at the summit are expected to discuss the partnership, which marks the dawn of a new era of cooperation among countries of the two continents, and adopt a document outlining closer cooperation in political, economic, social and cultural relations.
www.cctv.com /english/20050422/101551.shtml   (264 words)

 Giant UFO Over Two Continents
His story, based on a personal trip to the USSR and meetings with ufologists there, appeared in the "National Enquirer" on July 7, 1981, and in expanded form in the Italian magazine "Gente" a few weeks later; the latter was the source of a feature in January 1982 Flying Saucer Review.
According to the story (which was featured in two issues of the APRO Bulletin), the UFO was seen in three Argentine provinces and in Arica, Chile, at 9:00 PM.
Seven mountain climbers watched a UFO two or three miles away which "illuminated the entire area" and unnerved the witnesses as they were caught in its glow.
www.astronautix.com /articles/gianents.htm   (3309 words)

 GN Online: The passion of a mission
In April, three friends - a UAE national and two Frenchmen - will be setting out from Dubai to Paris on a unique mission: to motor bike back to Dubai - travelling a distance of 9,000 km across ten countries in two continents - to raise money for charity
To travel such a long stretch between two continents, some of it mountainous, some of it difficult and hostile, requires them to be in peak mental and physical condition and the three of them are training to scale that peak.
But, before that, a lot of administrative work has to be done, visas to be arranged through the countries on their itinerary, route to be scrutinised, places to spend the night at to be identified, budgets to be worked out and sponsors to be finalised.
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=75844   (1575 words)

 Frontlines: Corridor project links unique island worlds
A recent initiative to safeguard 520 million acres in the eastern Pacific has engaged countries from two continents, the United Nations and specialists in species ranging from the leatherback turtle to the flightless cormorant.
They also are the sites of five island national parks and two World Heritage Sites, an acknowledgement of their biological importance.
CI, the United Nations and country partners are also looking to raise the international profile of the region by creating new World Heritage Sites.
www.conservation.org /xp/frontlines/protectedareas/partners23-1.xml   (643 words)

 Willamette Week | Culture | Words
The performance, style, subject matter and intensity of the poems are as diverse as this country's people, and you can hear a beautifully scripted poem about a runaway slave who kills himself rather than submit right after a poem about sucking someone's...well, you know.
The alleged gangster-boss mayor of Providence, who was imprisoned for extortion and then reelected from jail, hosted a reception for the poets, and local activists protested with some powerful poetry mixed with politics, setting up a portable generator outside the hall.
The last two rounds of the evening, every poem was followed by riotous chants of "10, 10, 10," but no one received a perfect score.
www.wweek.com /html/words081600.html   (686 words)

 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Another thing that demands explanation is the difference between Indonesia's recent initiative in bringing countries of the two continents closer and the Asia-Africa Conference of 1955.
One paramount factor that shapes Indonesia's foreign policy is the country's struggle to attain and defend its independence.
Speaking in front of the provisional parliament in 1948, Mohammad Hatta, who formulated the basic principle of Indonesia's foreign policy, stated that "the policy of the republic must be resolved in the light of its own interests and should be executed in consonance and facts it has to face".
www.thejakartapost.com /yesterdaydetail.asp?fileid=20050423.E02   (864 words)

 Tsunami: Magnitude of Terror | Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The earthquake of magnitude 9.0 triggered a tsunami that ravaged coastlines of countries from two continents.
The international community has pledged to assist the affected countries and the task of rebuilding is underway.
Be aware of the devestating effect the tsunami had on the various countries around the world.
www.jorritdiepstraten.nl /~tqtsunami/home.html   (441 words)

 BARTG Spring 1999 RTTY contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All DXCC countries (including JA, W, VE and VK) and all JA, W, VE and VK areas count as multipliers on each band.
Any country or JA, W, VE or VK area may be counted again if worked on a different band, but continents are counted once only.
If a contestant manages to contact 25 or more different countries on two-way RTTY during the contest, a claim may be made for the Quarter Century Award (QCA) issued by BARTG and for which a charge of 8 dollars U.S. or 30 IRC's is made.
www.bartg.demon.co.uk /Contests/99rules.htm   (537 words)

 Countries by Continent :: Destination Africa - African Countries
Countries by Continent :: Destination Africa - African Countries
Africa is the second-largest continent in the world in both area and population.
keywords: countries of africa, population of africa, destination africa, travel africa, capitals africa, central africa, north africa, south africa, eastern africa
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/africa.htm   (165 words)

 Problem 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Search the data to find two other countries in two other continents who are similar to the United States in the above data.
Search the data to find two other countries that are ethnically very different from the United States but otherwise are similar in other data.
Find two countries that are ethnically very similar, but other data are very different.
mailer.fsu.edu /~jflake/prob1.html   (208 words)

 New Page 1
It is located in two continents; the eastern part of Russia is in Asia while the western part is in Europe.
It is surrounded by various European countries to the west and Afghanistan, Mongolia, and various former Russian States to the south and east.
Russia has over 62 000 libraries and is actually one of the world’s richest countries in terms of natural resources.
www.edu.pe.ca /easternkings/countries/students/Russia/russia.htm   (318 words)

 CM 385 Project Assignment
The written report should be more detailed and include maps, charts, references, etc. The oral report should present the highlights of the written report and include audio/visual enhancements.
or any country one of your members is from.
In order to assure a wide variety of countries represented, as soon as your group has selected it's countries, let me know.
www.fredonia.edu /department/communication/schwalbe/cm385pro.htm   (106 words)

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