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North America has every kind of weather. In to the equator, the weather is very warm. Much rain falls. North America is mostly cold because it’s next to the Artic Circle. Other parts of North America are warm almost all year, such as Florida, Mexico, and the Islands of the West Indies. Most of North America is temperate, that means the weather changes with the seasons. Some parts of North America are very dry. In California, in the Mojave Desert, it is too dry for most plants to grow! The Mississippi River and the Missouri River flow across the lower half of the continent. These major rivers are the longest rivers in North America. North America has many large rivers and lakes, and more inland water than any other continent in the world. More than 500 million people live in North America. Many people travel there to enjoy the ocean beaches. Visitors come from all over the world to see the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Others stop at the amazing waterfalls of Niagara Falls. Many visitors travel to the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. She has welcomed many people in North America for more than one hundred years. Some of the plants that live in North America are the Trumpet Creeper, Cranberry, and Redwood Tree. Some animals are Puma, Beavers, Grizzly Bears, and geese. Some of the countries in North American are Jamaica, United States, Mexico and Canada.
Foster, Karen. Atlas of North America. 2008.
Article posted January 25, 2012 at 03:50 AM •
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