Please forward this error screen to project outline. The continent ‘sits’ on the Eurasian tectonic plate. The Ural mountain range runs from the coast of the Arctic Ocean southwards through western Russia.
Second largest landmass is the continent of Africa with an area of 30. Africa, Central Africa, and Southern Africa. The continent is shared by 54 countries. The Americas consisting of North and South America and the islands of the Caribbean.
North and South America are geologically separate continental masses. North America is Earth’s third largest landmass with an area of 24. Mainland North America is home to four countries: Canada, the United States, Mexico, and also Greenland belongs geographically to North America. North America is connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama, a landbridge between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Brazil Current of the South Atlantic Ocean. South Pacific Ocean, and in east it adjoins the African plate. Australia is both, a country and a continent, it is the smallest in our hitlist of the largest continents, Australia’s landmass measures 7.
Australia travels together with the island of New Guinea on the Australia tectonic plate. Earth and the hub, one of the two endpoints of Earth’s rotation axis. Antarctica has its own tectonic plate, named the Antarctic plate. You are free to use this world map for educational purposes, please refer to the Nations Online Project. The Middle East, Central Asia, and South East Asia, which are regions. Greenland not official a continent, but the world’s largest island.
A list of all world countries and areas from A to Z with links to country profiles. List of Chinese Names of Countries in Simplified Chinese and Pin-Yin spelling. One World — Nations Online . Made to improve cross-cultural understanding and global awareness.