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Continents are major land masses on earth.
According to tradition most people speak of seven continents on the planet. However, geologically there are six large distinct land masses on the earth so many geographers and scientists refer to six.
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Continent - Wikipedia

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A continent is one of several very large landmasses on Earth. Generally identified by convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly ...

What Is A Continent - Universe Today

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Dec 24, 2015 ... You know that there are 7 continents(6 if you were taught geography in Europe) right now, but do you really know the definition of what is a ...

What is a Continent? - Definition & Explanation - Video & Lesson ...

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At some point in your elementary school career, you were likely taught that the Earth has seven continents. But, geologically, the situation is a...

Continent | Define Continent at Dictionary.com

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Continent definition, one of the main landmasses of the globe, usually reckoned as seven in number (Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, ...

Frequently Asked Questions, FAQ - National Geographic

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A continent is a landmass with specific characteristics. Each continent is unique, but they are all characterized by two features: ancient, geologically stable ...

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Defining What Exactly Is A "Continent" - WorldAtlas.com

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Sep 19, 2016 ... Defining What Exactly Is A "Continent" Today we can see all of the Earth's continents from space in real time from a computer, smartphone, ...

The Continents - Infoplease

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The Continents. A continent is defined as a large unbroken land mass completely surrounded by water, although in some cases continents are (or were in part) ...

continent - National Geographic Society

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Sep 20, 2011 ... Encyclopedic entry. A continent is one of Earth's seven main divisions of land. The continents are, from largest to smallest: Asia, Africa, North ...