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A continent is any of several large geographical regions. Continents are generally identified by convention rather than any strict criteria, it could be a single landmass or a part of a very large landmass, as in the case of Asia or Europe. Due to this, the number of continents varies; up to seven or as few as four geographical regions are commonly regarded as continents. Most English-speaking countries recognize seven regions as continents. In order from largest to smallest in area, these seven regions are Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia. Different variations with fewer continents merge some of these regions, examples of this are merging North America and South America into America, Asia and Europe into Eurasia, and Africa, Asia, and Europe into Afro-Eurasia. Oceanic islands are frequently grouped with a nearby continent to divide all the world's land into geographical regions. Under this scheme, most of the island countries and territories in the Pacific Ocean are grouped together with the continent of Australia to form the geographical region Oceania.In geology, a continent is defined as "one of Earth's major landmasses, including both dry land and continental shelves". The geological continents correspond to seven large areas of continental crust that are found on the tectonic plates, but exclude small continental fragments such as Madagascar that are generally referred to as microcontinents. Continental crust is only known to exist on Earth.The idea of continental drift gained recognition in the 20th century. It postulates that the current continents formed from the breaking up of a supercontinent (Pangaea) that formed hundreds of millions of years ago.
The numerical value of continents in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of continents in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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You've got some really good players out there right now, and they're winning on all continents, you probably have as great a depth as you’ve ever had in the game. I think it will become more difficult to win, yes, absolutely.
There are a lot of great teams at Four Continents but of course the reigning World Champions are here and they always push us, we're really two of their biggest fans... we're really thrilled to watch them and to learn from them. But of course, we're always hoping to win.
Believe it or not, we might be able to start seeing surface features on the nearest exoplanets, instead of seeing them as pinpoints of light, we might be able to tell if they have continents, for example.
The IPCC is The IPCC report for climate science, but we tend tofocus very selectively on the worst news, often overstating the effects of Climate Change on extreme weather events. Oftenadaptation is ignored, although it can alleviate much or sometimes almost all of climate damages, although climate change in total has negative impacts, we rarely hear about thepositive impacts, such as aprofound global greeningof the planet, equivalent to two more continents of green, each the size of Australia.
We can compare this pandemic to a worldwide fire that has spread at lightning speed on all continents, it was also considered an encouragement, more than a distress signal, everybody was hearing it and it brought unity with residents fighting the fire.
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