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Northern Lights

Northern Lights
Since the beginning of time, people have told stories and legends to explain natural, but mysterious, occurrences. The Northern Lights is one example. The Vikings thought the Northern Lights were caused by the shining weaponry of immortal warriors. The Alaskan Inuit people believed the lights...

Northern Lights

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New England

New England
Although native tribes lived in North America for thousands of years before European colonists settled here, the country of America is a young one. We don’t have a lot of old...

New England

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Montenegro

Montenegro
Montenegro was part of Yugoslavia, until the country collapsed in 1991. The country's name in modern Italian (Monte Nero) means "black mountain". Montenegro united with Serbia after the...

Montenegro

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Jamaica

Jamaica
600 miles south of Miami, Florida lies Jamaica, an island country full of contrasts. Tourists love to visit Jamaica for its beautiful, white beaches, lush

Jamaica

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Macedonia

Macedonia
Situated in Southeast Europe, Macedonia was previously a part of Yugoslavia. The country is still the poorest of the former Yugoslav countries. This mountainous, landlocked country has few resources and almost 30 percent of adults are unemployed. It has more than 50

Macedonia

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France – Largest Country in Western Europe

France – Largest Country in Western Europe
France is the largest country in Western Europe and one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It is the third most-populous European country. It is also the largest country in the EU. Due to its shape, it is often referred to in French as l’Hexagone or The Hexagon. Their rich...

France – Largest Country in Western Europe

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Chile

Chile
Along the western side of South America runs Chile, a long narrow country that borders the Pacific Ocean. The coastline is over 4,000 miles long, but less than 70 miles wide. You can drive across the entire country of Chile in a few hours. The Andes Mountains border Chile on the east, and most...

Chile

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New Zealand

New Zealand
Alone in the South Pacific Ocean lies New Zealand. Its nearest neighbor, Australia, is 1,000 miles away. New Zealand is a group of islands formed from

New Zealand

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New Caledonia

New Caledonia
Situated 700 miles east of Australia, New Caledonia is an archipelago, or cluster of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The main island is 250 miles long and 30 miles wide. It is...

New Caledonia

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Cook Islands

Cook Islands
The Cook Islands, named after explorer James Cook, are a group of 15 islands in the South Pacific Ocean between Fiji and French Polynesia. The Cook Islands are...

Cook Islands

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Australia – One of the Largest Countries On Earth

Australia – One of the Largest Countries On Earth
Imagine mammals that lay eggs. How about animals that carry their babies in pockets? Welcome to Australia. Australia is one of the largest countries in the world and...

Australia – One of the Largest Countries On Earth

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Tonga

Tonga
Tonga, a country made up of 170 islands, lies in the South Pacific Ocean. Only 36 islands are inhabited by people. The islands have beaches, volcanic

Tonga

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Malta

Malta
Off the coast of Italy, in the Mediterranean Sea, lie three small islands that make up the country of Malta. Malta and Gozo are the two main islands. Comino is a smaller...

Malta

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Denmark

Denmark
Directly above Germany lies the Jutland Peninsula. This peninsula is the mainland of Denmark. In the sea surrounding the peninsula are more than 400 islands, which...

Denmark

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Czech Republic

Czech Republic
The Czech Republic lies in Central Europe, near Poland and Slovakia. This country’s borders have changed many times over the last 1,000 years.

Czech Republic

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