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Old November 4th, 2010, 04:09 PM   #1
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Each continent's most iconic building: 7 continents 7 buildings

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North America
South America
Europe
Asia
Africa
Australia
Antarctica



Australia

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Old November 4th, 2010, 04:16 PM   #2
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North America - Empire state building
South America - Jesus statue in Rio
Europe - Eiffel tower
Asia - Great wall of china
Africa - Cheops Pyramid
Australia - Sydney opera house
Antarctica - ?
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Old November 4th, 2010, 04:20 PM   #3
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North America = Empire State Building/Alamo
South America = Teatro Amazonas
Europe = Westminster Palace/Big Ben/Eiffel Tower
Asia = Taj Mahal
Africa = Pyramids of Giza
Australia = Sydney Opera house
Antarctica = Discovery hut
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Old November 4th, 2010, 04:22 PM   #4
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Discovery hut

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Old November 4th, 2010, 04:51 PM   #5
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Shouldn't it be Oceana not Australia as the name for the continent?
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Old November 4th, 2010, 08:48 PM   #6
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Asia = Taj Mahal

oooh, how could I forget that beautiful building. Taj Mahal and the great wall.... Its a tie.
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Old November 5th, 2010, 12:42 AM   #7
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Shouldn't it be Oceana not Australia as the name for the continent?
Australia is a continent...
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Old November 5th, 2010, 07:28 AM   #8
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Australia is a continent...
The whole continent is called Australasia though. Australia may span a whole continent, but it doesn't constitute all of it.
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Old November 5th, 2010, 07:32 AM   #9
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America (north) - Empire State Building
America (south) - Christ the Redeemer
Europe - Eiffel Tower
Africa - Pyramids of Giza
Asia - Taj Mahal
Australasia - Sydney Opera House
Antarctica - None stand out
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Australia is the continent, oceania and australasia are not continents, but regions. it's settled.
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The whole continent is called Australasia though. Australia may span a whole continent, but it doesn't constitute all of it.
As above poster said. Oceania and Australasia are just regions. The Continent itself is actually called Australia (as per the definition of a continent by the Oxford Dictionary).
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Old November 5th, 2010, 09:39 AM   #12
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North America - Empire State Building or Hollywood Sign
Europe - Eiffel Tower or Big Ben
South America - Christ the Redeemer
Asia - Mt Fuji or Taj Mahal or Birds Nest
Africa - Pyramids of Giza or the Sphynx
Australia - Sydney Opera House
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Old November 5th, 2010, 10:03 AM   #13
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As above poster said. Oceania and Australasia are just regions. The Continent itself is actually called Australia (as per the definition of a continent by the Oxford Dictionary).
You do realize that what's taught differs depending on what part of the world you come from. Latin Americans, Iberians, and Canadians use Australasia in their schools and text books.
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I would think the Statue of Liberty would probably take the cake for North America, no?
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Old November 5th, 2010, 12:26 PM   #16
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If you want to incorporate New Zealand and all of the other islands and countries in the southern region, then it is Oceania or Australasia.

I know Australia dominates down there but New Zealand is still there and Auckland is a great city and home to the southern hemispheres tallest structure (Sky Tower).

Can't forget the little places, I obviously just miss worded my original post.
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North America - Statue of Liberty

Europe - Eiffel Tower

South America - Christ the Redeemer


Asia - Birds Nest


Africa - Pyramids of Giza

Oceania - Sydney Opera House
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Mt Fuji is not a building.
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Old November 5th, 2010, 01:48 PM   #19
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North america-Empire state building,White house

Europe..hm...Coloseum maybe or Acropolis of Athens ...

Asia -the great wall of China

Australia- Sidney Opera

South America,Christ statue in Rio


Africa-Piramyds of Giza and Sfing
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1. N. America - Empire State Building
2. S. America - Christ Statue
3. Europe - Colosseum in Rome
4. Asia - Great Wall
5. Australia - Sydney Opera.
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