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landmass

a large continuous area of land, as opposed to seas or islands
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The Bering Strait separates the Europe-Asia landmass and the Americas, and has been the focus of several proposals to cross the strait, via rail, ferry and tunnel.
Occupying one-sixth of Australia's landmass, the Northern Territory is one of the world's leading natural and cultural destinations and includes two World Heritage sites--the National Parks of Kakadu and Uluru-Kata Tjuta (Ayers Rock).
We know that greening is the way to mitigate the heat island effect, and we know that rooftops cover one-third of New York City's landmass, so the benefits of green roofs are logical," says Earth Pledge's Hoffman.
BGAN delivers data rates of up to 492kb/s, is based on IP technology, and provides network coverage across most of the world's landmass, enabling users to access broadband from any location.
12, jogging anchorages on the landmass North America, Central America and South America.
The Indian Ocean is vast, islands and hidden reefs are few, and you could hardly expect to bump into the immense landmass of southern Africa.
The laws of Hywel Dda were in force over most of Wales' landmass for nearly six centuries, until English law was imposed on the country in 1536.
049 billion inhabitants, 15 percent of the world's population in the second most populous nation, reside on a landmass roughly 1/3 the size of the U.
It was the discovery of the New World and the need for laborers to tame an enormous, wild landmass that made the demand for Africans increase incredibly.
This aptly titled book provides answers that apply to the inhabitants of that vast part of Arctic Canada, 20 percent of our landmass, now known as Nunavut.
Allowing MBC and Al Arabiyah's journalists to report from remote locations or from trouble spots where telecommunications facilities are not available or simply not reliable enough, the GAN high-speed service gives `on demand' access to bandwidth across 98% of the world's landmass.