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Northern America


  • Vicinity: North America
  • Type: Segment

Northern America is a vast area, bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean and the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This diverse landscape extends from the US-Mexican border to the Arctic north; and includes deserts, swamps, mountain ranges, prairies and fields of ice.


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Places

PlaceAsNotedInType
PlaceAsNotedInType
Bahamas
Bermuda
Canada
Greenland
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
United States of America

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Composition Place Locale Food Event
1530/00/00 Basque fishermen establish Gran Baya whaling station Red Bay Basque Whaling Station Red Bay
1565/09/00 San Agustin established by Spanish admiral Pedro Menendez de Aviles St Augustine Town Plan Historic District St Augustine
1604/00/00 Pierre Dugua's expedition spends winter of 1604-1605 on Saint Croix Island St Croix Island International Historic Site St Croix Junction
1607/05/14 About 100 English colonist establish Jamestown, first permanent English settlement in America. Jamestown National Historic Site Jamestown
1608/07/03 Samuel de Champlain establishes Quebec Upper Town
1619/07/30 First elected legislative assembly in North America convenes Jamestown National Historic Site Jamestown
1620/12/21 Mayflower pilgrims make landfall and establish the Plymouth Colony Plymouth Rock Plymouth
1670/04/00 English settlers establish the Carolina colony Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site Charleston

Geography »

Physiographic FeaturesTypeAsNotedIn
Great Lakes Suite of Lakes

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