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North America

  • Vicinity: Northern and Western Hemispheres
  • Type: Continent

North America is a large and varied continent, bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean and the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This diverse landscape extends from tropical Panama, including the Caribbean, to the Arctic north; and includes the world's largest island, Greenland. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Description Composition Place Locale Food Event
1493/11/14 Stop on Second voyage to the New World Columbus Landing Site Salt River Bay Christopher Columbus' Second Voyage to the New World
1565/09/00 San Agustin established by Spanish admiral Pedro Menendez de Aviles St Augustine Town Plan Historic District St Augustine
1607/05/14 About 100 English colonist establish Jamestown, first permanent English settlement in America. Jamestown National Historic Site Jamestown JCC Settling the American Colonies
1608/07/03 Samuel de Champlain establishes Quebec Upper Town of Old Quebec
1619/07/30 Governor George Yeardley opens a six-day meeting the General Assembly, the first representative legislature in the Americas, at the new timber church on Jamestown Island, Virginia. Jamestown National Historic Site Jamestown JCC
1620/12/21 MAYFLOWER pilgrims make landfall and establish the Plymouth Colony. Plymouth Rock Plymouth, MA Settling the American Colonies

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Locale Type Continent

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