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North America

There are thousands of interesting sites spread across North America and these are but a few. For additional info and links explore the individual countries on the map.

  • The Baja Peninsula was separated from mainland Mexico by the San Andreas Fault, and over eons of time, the eastern edges were uplifted by tectonic plate movements and the lower areas then filled with...
  • The Bermuda Triangle is an imaginary area located off the southeastern Atlantic coast of the United States, which is noted for a high incidence of unexplained losses of ships, small boats and...
  • The Blue Hole is over 300 meters (984 ft) across and 124 meters (407 ft) deep...
  • The Four Corners is at the intersection of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and...
  • Great Slave Lake is mostly frozen late-fall through early-summer, and in winter the ice is often thick enough for semi-trailer trucks to cross it. In addition...
  • Key West is the southern most point of the continental...
  • Las Vegas is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet, and the...
  • The Panama Canal extends across the Isthmus of Panama from Colon on the Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean Sea) side, to Balboa and the Pacific Ocean. It was built by the...
  • The Strait of Juan de Fuca was named in 1788 by the English Captain John Meares of the ship Felice, for Juan de Fuca, a fabled Greek mariner who explored the area in the late 16th century. Its cold and rough waters are...
  • Volcanoes of Central America are located along the Ring of Fire. The isthmus itself contains many volcanoes; some are clearly dormant with unknown details on their last eruptions, while others are considered potentially active, and a few are currently active and have erupted in...

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This page was last updated on September 19, 2016.