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  1. The history of North America encompasses the past developments of people populating the continent of North America. While it was commonly accepted that the continent first became inhabited by humans when individuals migrated across the Bering Sea 40,000 to 17,000 years ago, [1] more recent discoveries may have pushed those estimates back at ...

  2. Northern America is the northernmost subregion of North America. The boundaries may be drawn slightly differently. In one definition, it lies directly north of Middle America. Northern America's land frontier with the rest of North America then coincides with the Mexico–United States border.

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    In Portuguese, América is a single continent composed of América do Sul (South America), América Central (Central America) and América do Norte (North America). It can be ambiguous, as América can be used to refer to the United States of America, but is avoided in print and formal environments.

  4. List of North American countries by GDP (PPP) List of North American countries by GDP (PPP) per capita. List of predecessors of sovereign states in North America. List of sovereign states and dependent territories in South America. List of sovereign states and dependent territories in the Americas.

  5. North America is a continent in the Earth's Northern and Western Hemispheres. It is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean , on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean , on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea , and on the south and west by the North Pacific Ocean ; South America lies to the southeast.

  6. The History of North America deals with an area where humans came to live relatively recently, compared to Africa, Europe, and Asia. Scientists have different theories as to the origins of the early human population of the continent.

  7. 2 days ago · North America, third largest of the world’s continents, lying for the most part between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer. It extends for more than 5,000 miles (8,000 km) to within 500 miles (800 km) of both the North Pole and the Equator and has an east-west extent of 5,000 miles.

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