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North America

(Encyclopedia) North America, third largest continent (2015 est. pop. 571,949,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. North America includes a...

British North America Act

(Encyclopedia) British North America Act, law passed by the British Parliament in 1867 that provided for the unification of the Canadian provinces into the dominion of Canada. Until 1982 the act also function...

North America

Talk about depth? The hardest job for head coach Ken Hitchcock will be finding enough ice time for everyone... not an easy task when you've got mega-stars like Eric Lindros, Wayne …

North America Map

Click on a country for a more detailed map, or try our map index.   Country: North America Canada Mexico United States   Regional: North America   …

North America's Best Cities

The following table lists the top ten best cities in the United States and Canada, as decided by Travel+Leisure's annual poll. New York and San Francisco have been on…

Greatest Snowfalls in North America

Place Date Inches Centimeters24 hours Silver Lake, Colo.April 14–15, 192176195.61 month Tamarack, Calif. Jan. 1911 390 9911 storm Mt. Shasta Ski Bowl, Calif. Feb. 13–19, 1959 …

North America vs. The World

(Take Two) by Michael Morrison The 49th NHL All-Star Game faces off on Sunday, January 24 at 4:00 p.m. ET from the Ice Palace in Tampa, Florida. Last year the format of th…

Oldest Human Remains in North America Found

In 1959, the partial skeletal remains of an ancient woman estimated to be 10,000 years old were unearthed in Arlington Springs on Santa Rosa Island, one of the eight Channel I…