The north American continent spans a huge area, including Greenland, Canada, the USA and Mexico, as well as the countries in Central America and the Caribbean. The largest cities in North America are New York, Los Angeles and Mexico City. The Caribbean is even home to the world’s second largest coral reef. In this book, you will find out about places in North America that you never know existed!
What is a continent, and are there seven or five? Some continents are surrounded by water, but others have borders with each other that are often difficult to define. Did you know that the continents can move? How does this happen and what does it mean for the future of the continent you live on? Find out all about Earth’s continents, how they are similar and how they differ, as well as the effect people have had on the landscapes where they live.