The Seven Continents<br />By:<br />Anthony<br />And<br />Fletcher <br />
North America<br />The third largest continent<br />Fourth most populated continent<br />Countries<br />Canada<br />United...
   South America<br />The largest forest<br />Most of  the world’s forest<br />It is connected to North America<br />It is...
Europe<br />Europe is the sixth-largest continent.<br />Much of Europe is covered by the Great European Plain, which has b...
Asia<br />More people live in Asia than live in all the rest of the world.<br />Earth&apos;s highest mountains and lowest ...
Australia<br />Australia is the smallest and flattest continent.<br />It is the only continent that is also a country.<br ...
Antarctica<br />Antarctica is the fifth-largest continent.<br />The inland plateau has the driest climate in the world.<br...
Africa<br />Africa is the second-largest continent.<br />It covers one-fifth of the world&apos;s land area.<br />The world...
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11 The Seven Continents

  1. 1. The Seven Continents<br />By:<br />Anthony<br />And<br />Fletcher <br />
  2. 2. North America<br />The third largest continent<br />Fourth most populated continent<br />Countries<br />Canada<br />United States<br />Mexico <br />North America is shaped somewhat like a downward-pointing triangle, it is bordered by the Arctic, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans on three sides.<br />
  3. 3. South America<br />The largest forest<br />Most of the world’s forest<br />It is connected to North America<br />It is south of North America<br />Brazil is the largest county<br />The fourth largest continent<br />It covers about 12% of the world&apos;s land area. <br />South America has everything from tropical rain forests, to dry deserts, to rolling grasslands.<br />There are 12 independent countries in South America. <br />
  4. 4. Europe<br />Europe is the sixth-largest continent.<br />Much of Europe is covered by the Great European Plain, which has been turned into rich farmland.<br />It occupies one-fifth of Earth&apos;s greatest landmass.<br /> Although Europe is the second-smallest continent, it has more people than any continent except Asia.<br />
  5. 5. Asia<br />More people live in Asia than live in all the rest of the world.<br />Earth&apos;s highest mountains and lowest lands are both in Asia.<br />
  6. 6. Australia<br />Australia is the smallest and flattest continent.<br />It is the only continent that is also a country.<br />The first people to live in Australia were the Aborigines.<br />Today, from Ireland and Great Britain make up most of the population. <br />Some dunes are more than 200 miles (322 km) long! <br />Small, dry, and flat, Australia has been worn down by 3 billion years of exposure to rain and wind.<br />
  7. 7. Antarctica<br />Antarctica is the fifth-largest continent.<br />The inland plateau has the driest climate in the world.<br />Antarctica has mountains, lowlands, and valleys beneath its covet of snow and ice. <br />High mountain peaks make up the only visible land. <br />The only people on the continent are scientists who work at research stations, and tourists who visit. <br />
  8. 8. Africa<br />Africa is the second-largest continent.<br />It covers one-fifth of the world&apos;s land area.<br />The world&apos;s longest river--the Nile--flows through northeastern Africa. <br />Vast grasslands cover the areas north and south of the rain forests. <br />Tropical rain forests extend through the central part of the continent. <br />

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