North America

The historical geography of North America is very diverse and includes many geographic features and cultural traditions.

Missouri River

Missouri River

The Missouri is one of the largest rivers in North America, flowing through several U.S. states, including Montana, Nevada, and Missouri. The Missouri River is the longest river in North America, about 2,341 miles (3,767 km) long. The Missouri River is a major tributary of the Mississippi River and together with it forms the largest …

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Louisiana (State)

Louisiana is a state in the southern United States located on the Gulf Coast. The state capital is the city of Baton Rouge, and the largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana has a population of about 4.6 million people. Louisiana is known for its rich cultural heritage, which includes French, Spanish, and African influences, jazz …

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Arkansas (state)

Arkansas (State)

The eastern boundary of Arkansas is the west bank of the lower Mississippi River. The natural conditions of the area allow for successful agriculture, and among the minerals are oil and gas. Arkansas is a state in the southern United States, bordering Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Tennessee. The state’s main city is Little Rock, …

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Greenland (Island)

Greenland is the largest island in the world, almost completely covered by ice, so its territory has never been sufficiently explored. Greenland’s climate is unfriendly to humans. Despite this, for thousands of years settlers from all over the world have flocked here. The largest island in the world Greenland’s main population, the Eskimos, are a …

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Great Salt Lake

Great Salt Lake

In the northwestern part of the U.S. mountainous state of Utah, which sprawls in the Rocky Mountains in the west, is the largest drainless area in North America: local lakes receive only water from surrounding rivers and precipitation, but no outlet to the sea. This vast – more than 500,000 km2 – area is called …

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Appalachian Mountains

Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountain System The Northern Appalachians start from Newfoundland Island, pass through the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, then across the United States to New York State, where the watershed between Northern and Southern Appalachia is marked by the Hudson-Mohawk Valley and the Hudson-Champlain Depression. The Southern Appalachians begin in the same …

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