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  North America :: Travel to North America :: North America Journey :: North America Travel Guide
North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the North Pacific Ocean.
Climate of United States of America Mostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, arctic in Alaska, semiarid in the Great Plains west of the Mississippi River, mediterranean in coastal California, and arid in the Great Basin of the southwest; low winter temperatures in the northwest are ameliorated occasionally in January...
Education in the United States of America Education in the United States is provided mainly by the government, with control and funding coming from all three levels: federal, state, and local.
north-america.travel-chronicle.com   (976 words)

  
  North America travel guide - Wikitravel
North America is the third largest continent, with a surface area of 24,221,490 sq km.
It is located in the northern hemisphere, between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean and to the north of South America.
North America consists of three large nations and one large island territory that cover most of its area (Greenland, Canada, the United States, and Mexico), the seven smaller nations at its southern extreme (collectively known as Central America), and around two dozen island nations and territories of various sizes in the Caribbean.
wikitravel.org /en/North_America   (0 words)

  
  North America - MSN Encarta
North America is roughly wedge shaped, with its broadest expanse in the north.
North America is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, and the Pacific Ocean; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.
As North America drifted west at a rate of 1.25 cm (0.5 in) per year, the plate underlying the Pacific Ocean is believed to have thrust under the North American plate, thereby causing widespread early folding, evident today in a series of high mountains along the western coast.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761562468/North_America.html   (1032 words)

  
  North America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
North America is a continent in the Earth's northern hemisphere and almost fully in the western hemisphere.
It is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by the North Pacific Ocean; South America lies to the southeast.
North America occupies the northern portion of the landmass generally referred to as the New World, the Western hemisphere, the Americas, or simply America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_America   (1259 words)

  
 North America - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
North America, or "The Land of Those Truly Blessed by God", is the name given to a relatively obscure, insignificant piece of land situated approximately 1/3 of the way between Europe and Asia, just north of Mexico.
North America is divided into two main parts: Canuckada in the north and Murka-Burka in the south.
North America's official band is Pink Floyd, David Gilmour having been born in the left side of North America in 1808.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/North_America   (864 words)

  
 Explorers of North America - EnchantedLearning.com
Ericsson was born in Iceland and was one of the sons of the explorer Eric the Red.
When they reached North America, the group opened sealed instructions and found that Smith was chosen as one of the seven leaders of the new colony.
America was named for him in 1507, when the German mapmaker Martin Waldseemüller, printed the first map that used the name America for the New World.
www.enchantedlearning.com /explorers/namerica.shtml   (9442 words)

  
 This Resource is No Longer Available
The Butterflies of North America and Moths of North America Web sites are now operated by the Big Sky Institute at Montana State University and the NBII Mountain Prairie Information Node.
The Butterflies and Moths of North America Web sites were conceived and developed by a team of scientists at Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center in 1995 and were inspired by paper atlases created by Paul Opler, Harry Pavulaan, Ray Stanford, and their many cooperators.
Development of the Butterflies and Moths of North America Web sites was a logical avenue for furthering the goal of making information on the biotic resources of the Great Plains more widely available to decision-makers, resource managers, scientists, and the public.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/distr/lepid/moths/mothsusa.htm   (319 words)

  
 North America hotels | accommodations in North America
North America Hotels at Webtourist: Your partner for accommodation in North America.
Webtourist is your one stop source for accommodations, hotels, destination information and tourist information about North America.
No matter if you are planing a business trip to North America, a simple vacation in North America or a honeymoon in North America, here at Webtourist you found the right stop for everything travel to North America.
www.webtourist.net /hotel_reservations_northamerica.phtml   (189 words)

  
 Snakes of North America
The cobra family is thought to have evolved from Colubrid snakes and many appear very similar in appearance with long, slender bodies and large scales (plates) on the head.
In North America, three species of elapids are found, two species of coral snakes and one sea snake.
All the vipers found in North America are in the subfamily of pit vipers (Crotalinae) having a pair of heat sensing pits located between each eye and nostril.
www.pitt.edu /~mcs2/herp/SoNA.html   (0 words)

  
 map of north america and map of north american countries islands landforms rivers and information pages
map of north america and map of north american countries islands landforms rivers and information pages
North America, the planet's 3rd largest continent, includes (23) countries and dozens of small island possesions and territories - mostly in the Caribbean.
It contains all Caribbean and Central America countries, Canada, Mexico and the United States of America - three of the largest countries on the planet, as well as Greenland - the world's largest island.
worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/na.htm   (0 words)

  
 Destinations: North America | CDC Travelers' Health
In 1994, an international commission certified the eradication of endemic wild poliovirus from the Americas.
The incidence of communicable diseases is such that they are unlikely to prove a hazard for international travelers greater than that found in their own country.
In the north, a serious hazard is the very low temperature in the winter.
www.cdc.gov /travel/namerica.htm   (600 words)

  
 Americas Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
North America (Reference Map) 2001 (998K) [pdf format]
North America (Reference Map) 2000 (774K) [pdf format]
North America (Reference Map) 1999 (539K) [pdf format]
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/americas.html   (479 words)

  
 map of north america and map of north american countries islands landforms rivers and information pages
map of north america and map of north american countries islands landforms rivers and information pages
North America, the planet's 3rd largest continent, includes (23) countries and dozens of small island possesions and territories - mostly in the Caribbean.
It contains all Caribbean and Central America countries, Canada, Mexico and the United States of America - three of the largest countries on the planet, as well as Greenland - the world's largest island.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/na.htm   (236 words)

  
 The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
Shaw, G.B. Stein, G. Stevenson, R.L. Wells, H.G. Reference > The Columbia Gazetteer of North America
The Gazetteer is, in every sense, a guide to the profound changes that have taken place within North America and the Caribbean over the past half century.
With 50,000 entries, this most comprehensive encyclopedia of geographical places and features will prove invaluable to anyone for whom places hold fascination and who require accurate data about them.
www.bartleby.com /69   (143 words)

  
 North America
Throughout this past century, WCS has supported pioneering field studies of key species such as bighorn sheep, fl-footed ferrets, grizzly bears, mountain lions and bald eagles, and helped create more than 30 U.S. parks and reserves, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and the Olympic and Wind Cave National Parks.
As it enters its second century, WCS continues to build on this North American tradition by informing and inspiring people to care about native wildlife and ecosystems.
WCS renewed its North America program in 1994 with the idea that its cooperative, information-based approach could improve conservation on this continent.
www.wcs.org /international/northamerica   (263 words)

  
 America Internet Usage and Population Statistics
NOTES: (1) Internet Usage and Population Statistics for North America were updated on Mar. 10, 2007.
NOTES: (1) Internet Usage and Population Statistics for the Americas were updated on Mar. 10, 2007.
NOTES: (1) South America Internet Usage and Population Statistics were updated on Mar. 10, 2007.
www.internetworldstats.com /stats2.htm   (536 words)

  
 Details for North America /// Internet Traffic Report
This graph shows the North America Traffic Index for the past 24 hours.
This graph shows the North America Response Time for the past 24 hours.
This graph shows the North America Packet Loss for the past 24 hours.
www.internettrafficreport.com /namerica.htm   (151 words)

  
 Ducati
The motorcycle, called the "Team USA" edition, will come in the official livery of the Parts Unlimited Ducati Team and is only available in North America.
Ducati North America is looking for a bright, hard-working and passionate motorcycle enthusiast to fill the position of Public Relations Coordinator.
Ducati North America and Eastside MotoSports present Ducati Northwest 2006.
www.ducati.com /od/ducatinorthamerica   (302 words)

  
 AO North America Fellowships
This Fellowship is a special and prestigious fellowship given to one North American Resident each year.
Recipient is selected annually by an AO North America fellowship committee.
One fellow is selected each year, and the fellowship includes all travel and living expenses for up to six months at a European AO Center.
tristan.membrane.com /aona/fellow   (865 words)

  
 Garmin: MapSource - City Navigator NT   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With detailed street maps of North America and a hefty points of interest database at your fingertips, you have all the data you need to navigate North America.
Garmin offers full coverage of City Navigator North America NT on both DVD and preprogrammed cards, making it easy and convenient to load maps to your NT compatible Garmin.
Our City Navigator North America NT v8 DVD and data cards include the same detailed maps, points of interest and coverage areas as our traditional City Navigator North America data, just compressed differently for your NT compatible unit.
www.garmin.com /cartography/mapSource/citynavnt.jsp   (447 words)

  
 North America Travel Blogs
North America is a continent in the Earth's northern hemisphere and almost fully in the western hemisphere.
It is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by the North Pacific Ocean; South America lies to the southeast.
North America Travel Blogs - view all 15068
www.travelblog.org /North-America   (158 words)

  
 IESNA --- The Lighting Authority --- Illuminating Engineering Society of North America --- Illumination, Lighting ...
Welcome to iesna.org, the official website of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, where you’ll find news about the Society and its programs.
IESNA publishes a variety of technical documents on illumination that are available through the online bookstore, along with other lighting-related publications which encourage good lighting design.
LEUKOS, an online quarterly journal, is an international venue for the publication of technical developments of current interest or of lasting importance in illuminating engineering and lighting design.
www.iesna.org   (411 words)

  
 Garmin: MapSource - City Select North America   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With MapSource City Select North America v7, you can literally travel to a new city, look up your hotel, restaurants, and other services and use your compatible Garmin GPS to guide you there without stopping for directions.
With the MapSource® City Select North America v7 DVD, you will be able to view and download maps from all of the areas shown below.
This screen shows what detailed map data from the City Select North America v7 DVD looks like on a PC.
www.garmin.com /cartography/mapSource/cityselect.jsp   (418 words)

  
 Dictionary Society of North America
The Dictionary Society of North America was formed in 1975 to bring together people interested in dictionary making, study, collection, and use.
Current annual dues (calendar year) for regular members or institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico are $30, non-North America $40; for students and retired members in North America $20, others $30.
The Dictionary Society of North America was founded by participants in a colloquium entitled "Research on the History of English Dictionaries" held at Indiana State University, in Terre Haute, Indiana, on May 20-21, 1975.
polyglot.lss.wisc.edu /dsna/index.html   (756 words)

  
 Images North America
Atlas information, Maps and Images of North America from Space.
Esrth - Blue Marble Land Surface, Water Topography.Atlas information, Maps and Images of North America from Space.
Covering the lower center portion of the image are the dark blue waters of Exuma Sound (NASA).
www.globe-images.net /north-america.htm   (2504 words)

  
 North America travel guide
North America travel guide - The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and what to see
More information on North America Travel at Wikitravel.org
Additional travel guides are available in ten languages at wikitravel.org.
www.world66.com /northamerica   (91 words)

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