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North' Amer'ica




the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending from Central America to the Arctic Ocean. Highest point, Mt. McKinley, 20,300 ft. (6187 m); lowest, Death Valley, 276 ft. (84 m) below sea level. 400,000,000 including Central America; ab. 9,360,000 sq. mi. (24,242,400 sq. km).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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