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Introducing Earth NEW WEBINAR

Umamah Learning Academy is VERY EXCITED TO OFFER this NEW Geography Webinar Series.

It is the first in a Series of How to teach Geography Webinars for Teachers, Homeschoolers & Moms, sharing knowledge, tips, activities, rhymes & tools on teaching & learning Geography. 224 more words

World

Earth has a brand-new continent called Zealandia, and it's been hiding in plain sight for ages.

  1. Geologists have determined there’s a new continent called “Zealandia.”
  2. Recent satellite data and rock samples led to the conclusion.
  3. New Zealand and New Caledonia are part of the new continent, which is about as big as greater India.
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NEWS

ஸீலாண்டியா (Zealandia) எட்டாவது கண்டமாகுமா?

ஏழு கண்டங்கள் மட்டுமல்லாது ஸீலாண்டியா என்ற எட்டாவது கண்டமும் உலகில் இருப்பதாக சொல்கிறார்கள் நியூஸிலாந்து நாட்டைச் சேர்ந்த ஆராய்ச்சியாளர்கள். நிக் மார்டிமர் (Nick Mortimer) என்ற ஆராய்ச்சியாளரின் தலைமையில் இயங்கும் எட்டு பேர் கொண்டு குழு இது பற்றிய அறிக்கையை ஜியாலஜிக்கல் சொசைட்டி ஆஃப் அமெரிக்கா(GSA) என்ற அமைப்பு வெளியிடும் இதழில் பதிவிட்டிருக்கிறார்கள். 18 more words

Science

Zelandia: The Newest member To The Continental Family. High-school Geography Updated.

The time to modify our high-school geography syllabus is here. We were all taught that there are seven continents on the Earth’s surface: Asia, North America, South America, Antarctica, Africa, Europe and, Australia. 501 more words

Science

The continent Zealandia

A scientific study makes a claim that a chunk of continental shelf that is 94% submerged, with only New Zealand and New Caledonia being the only land masses currently above sea level, should be classified as a continent. 309 more words

General

To Non-Africans; Response to coverboy James Charles' Twitter ignorance

Dear non-African people guilty of this,

Why is it that when you visit a country in Europe, Asia or the Americas, you’re usually specific about where you go, yet when you travel to somewhere in the CONTINENT of Africa – which by the way has 54 countries, you refer to it as if it’s one country? 151 more words

Blog

New Zealand part of sunken 'lost continent': Scientists

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

WELLINGTON (AFP) – New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent – mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific – that should be recognised with the name Zealandia, scientists said on Friday (Feb 17). 288 more words

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