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|The North America Nebula (NGC 7000) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb||10/23/2007||952|
| The Miocene epoch is a period of time that extends from about 23 to 5.3 million year ago.|
Of the modern geologic features, only the land bridge between South America and North America was absent.
During this period, mountain building took place in Western North America and Europe. Both continental and marine Miocene deposits are common worldwide with marine outcrops common near m...
|An abandoned fire lookout tower on top of Harney Peak. Harney Peak is the highest mountain in South Dakota, located in the Black Hills National Forest. The peak is the highest point east of the Rocky Mountains in mainland North America. The elevation of the peak is 7,242 feet (2,207 meters).||08/14/2007||815|
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24.63 N 81.11 W (24°37'36" N 81°06'36" W)
Site elevation: 0.0 m above mean sea level
Air temp height: 10.1 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 48.5 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 36.6 m above mean sea level
|These are the confirmed impact structures on the continent of North America.|
- Doubleclick on a folder to see an overview of the structure.
- Click on the placemark to see the description of the structure.
- Doubleclick on the 'size indicator' to see the estimated size of the structure.
|This bridge, known commonly as the Big Bridge, was once the widest bridge in the world, and is currently the widest bridge in North America. It spans over the Erie Canal in Lockport, NY.||11/12/2005||570|
|This is the headquarters for the Islamic Society of North America located in Plainfield Indiana. When Mike Tyson had finished serving his time for a rape conviction this was the first place he went to. It was a short drive since he had been incarcerated at the Plainfield Youth center. Which was not as it's name would imply a prison for youthful offenders but a high level security prison housing...||03/19/2007||416|
|Piton des Neiges Elevation (feet): 10700|
Elevation (meters): 3070
Piton des Neiges is the highest mountain on Reunion Island. The mountain is an old, eroded volcano, situated in the geologically older north central portion of the island. Three magnificent sheer-walled cirques surround the mountain, and its summit is often capped in snow. Many trails are maintained throughout the a...
|This NASA photo of the giant ocean current off the east coast of North America is seen swirling off the Outer Banks of North Carolina.||08/24/2005||1,615|
|This is where much of North America's pollution comes from. Fortunately for me, I live North of it, so I am not as affected by the pollution as most of the United States is.||04/10/2007||409|
|The international airport, 26km N-E of Panama City.|
Panama's largest international air gateway is located at Tocumen International Airport (IATA airport code PTY) in Panama City.
Tocumen is a large facility and center of flights heading to and from the Caribbean, South America, North America and all of Central America. Also, one European city (Madrid) is served. Tocumen is the hub...
|Big sign of Brackett Field displaying the elevation. GE says the elevation is 984 ft, 27ft less than this sign.||12/13/2006||315|
|Mount Lukens is the highest elevation in the city of Los Angeles. There is a minor discrepancy between the Wikipedia article and what GE says the exact elevation is (5,080 and 5,066 feet respectively).|