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Third largest of the world’s continents
North America is bounded 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 Pacific Ocean. North America covers just 2 Countries United States of America and Canada. Mt McKinley ( USA, State of Alaska) is the Highest point in North America and Death Valley (USA, state of California) at 86 meters below sea level, its lowest. North America’s coastline of some 60,000 km the second longest of the continents after Asia.
The United States of America
This is a large country often referred to as the USA or U.S. It has the worlds third largest population with over 320 million people it includes both densely populated cities with sprawling suburbs and vast, uninhabited natural areas. it is a “melting pot” of cultures from around the world and plays a dominant role in the world’s cultural landscape. The United States cannot be defined solely by television and movies. It is large, complex, and diverse, with several distinct regional identities. traveling between regions often means crossing through many different landscapes, climates, and even time zones.
Canada is the largest country in North America, by Land area and second in the world overall behind Russia. Renowned worldwide for its vast, untouched landscape, its blend of cultures and multifaceted history. Like Australia visiting Canada all in one trip is a massive undertaking. Over 5000 kilometres separate St John’s in Newfoundland from Victoria, British Columbia ( the same distance separates London and Riyad or Cairns to Perth in Australia. To drive from one end of the country could take 7 days or more assuming you drive 700km per day (that assumes you’re not stopping to sight see on the way).