The continent 'sits' on the Eurasian tectonic plate. The Ural mountain range runs from the coast of the Arctic Ocean southwards through western Russia. Second largest landmass is the continent of Africa with an area of Africa as we know it, is actually the visible part of the African tectonic plate, the rest of the plate is under water of various oceans and seas around its landmass. The continent is shared by 54 countries. North and South America are geologically separate continental masses.
One World Nations Online. Coastal Zone with coastal plain on land , continental shelf under water , continental slope and abyssal plain. Possible arrangement of the Pangaea continent. The formation of continents as we know.
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