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Old November 7th, 2010, 10:35 PM   #61
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But when choosing from South/North, it's South, although it doesn't really matter as it's one continent after all..
No, both of you are incorrect, it is considered to be in North America. not south or central, also Central America is a subregion with in North America.
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Old November 8th, 2010, 01:14 AM   #62
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Central America is not a continent, it's part of North America! Every country in CA and the Caribbean is North America, including Cuba.
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Old November 8th, 2010, 05:35 PM   #63
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Old November 8th, 2010, 06:41 PM   #64
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Seriously, the responses here make me question the age of these posters. Some people here needs to take a class in geography.

North America starts from the northern part of Canada, and includs Greenland, Central America (sub-region due to common culture and language) and the Caribbean Islands.

Australia IS a continent, the only country that is also a continent. Oceania is just a region that encompasses the Pacific Islands, NZ and Australia.

Middle East is in Asia

Russia has land area in both Asia and Europe
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Old November 8th, 2010, 09:17 PM   #65
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Australia IS a continent, the only country that is also a continent. Oceania is just a region that encompasses the Pacific Islands, NZ and Australia.
I realize that many nations teach it that way, but it's just set up to confuse. Tell some 8 year old that New Zealand is in Australia and they might not realize that New Zealand is a country. They'll think it's a city or state within the country of Australia.

Couldn't they have standardized the name of the continent globally to something other than the name of a country? We avoid that confusion in Canada because we don't use the same word for the country and the continent. Like many other countries, we don't call the continent Australia, only the country. It's far less problematic.

So people from New Zealand are in the continent of 'Australia'? That makes them Australians then. It's another 'America' all over again.

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I realize that many nations teach it that way, but it's just set up to confuse. Tell some 8 year old that New Zealand is in Australia and they might not realize that New Zealand is a country. They'll think it's a city or state within the country of Australia.

Couldn't they have standardized the name of the continent globally to something other than the name of a country? We avoid that confusion in Canada because we don't use the same word for the country and the continent. Like many other countries, we don't call the continent Australia, only the country. It's far less problematic.

So people from New Zealand are in the continent of 'Australia'? That makes them Australians then. It's another 'America' all over again.

I believe New Zealand is not a member of the Australian continent itself. Just like the smaller Pacific Islands, they are often called Oceania. I realized that many now call Oceania a continent. I agree with you that it's confusing. Australia itself is a continent yet itself is being grouped with Oceania

BTW, I wasn't taught this in school, but this is what I've read from World Book Encyclopedias.
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Old November 9th, 2010, 12:26 AM   #67
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I dont know, you cant go inside of it or walk on it, or can you?
As matter of fact, you can

Of course they won't let you, but the interior of the statue is shallow and you can go up to the arms.

You can see it - kinda - in this vid (0:36).



Also, since I'm already posting videos, check out this AMAZING new lighting the statue has received for the celebration of its anniversary:



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