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View Poll Results: Most Beautiful Continent in the World
Europe 98 31.72%
Asia 56 18.12%
Australia/Oceania 16 5.18%
North Amerca 100 32.36%
South America 44 14.24%
Africa 43 13.92%
Antarctica 15 4.85%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 309. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-10-2015, 06:17 AM
 
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-Best looking cities: Europe.

-Best Mountains: South America. The Andes are a sight!

-Best beaches & coastlines: South America. From tropical beaches lost in the middle of the jungle, to golden caribbean sandy beaches with palm trees, to cold polar beaches on the southern part of the continent.

-Best Deserts: Africa. The Sahara is an epicenter of culture, trade, history!

-Best rainforest/jungle: South America. Nothing edges out the Amazon

-Best Polar/Subpolar regions : South America. I think Patagonia, the fjords, mountains, and glaciers of Chile have some of the most soul stirring beauty in the world.

-Most unique or unusual landscapes: South America. The amazon rainforest has over 3/4's of the world living species.... YOU CAN NOT BEAT THAT!

-Best overall - Most beautiful continent: Asia. Bigger and has just about every kind of climate and topography.
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Old 10-17-2015, 04:49 PM
 
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Europe is the most beautiful and diverse....
Statistically, though, it isn't, at least not in a geographical or climatic sense. The U.S., for example is the only country in the world to host every climate, biome, and geographical variation on earth. Asia is astoundingly diverse, as is North America, which is it's symmetrical twin (look at a map. Russia equates to Canada, China equates to the USA, India equates to Mexico, and the Southeast Asian countries equate to the Central American and Carribean countries.)
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Old 10-18-2015, 06:23 PM
 
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-Best looking cities: Europe
-Best Mountains: Asia and North America
-Best Beaches/Coastlines: North America and Oceania
-Best Deserts: Africa and North America
-Best Rainforest/Jungle: South America
-Best Polar/Subpolar regions: North America
-Best Savanna/Grasslands: Africa
-Most unique or unusual landscapes: Asia

Overall: North America
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Old 10-18-2015, 10:44 PM
 
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America.

From Argentina to Canada. The most beautiful continent.
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Old 10-21-2015, 02:49 PM
 
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-Best looking cities: Europe.

-Best Mountains: South America. The Andes are a sight!

-Best beaches & coastlines: South America. From tropical beaches lost in the middle of the jungle, to golden caribbean sandy beaches with palm trees, to cold polar beaches on the southern part of the continent.

-Best Deserts: Africa. The Sahara is an epicenter of culture, trade, history!

-Best rainforest/jungle: South America. Nothing edges out the Amazon

-Best Polar/Subpolar regions : South America. I think Patagonia, the fjords, mountains, and glaciers of Chile have some of the most soul stirring beauty in the world.

-Most unique or unusual landscapes: South America. The amazon rainforest has over 3/4's of the world living species.... YOU CAN NOT BEAT THAT!

-Best overall - Most beautiful continent: Asia. Bigger and has just about every kind of climate and topography.

I agree with most of this except I think Asia is also the most unique or unusual along with being the most beautiful overall.
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Old 10-21-2015, 02:50 PM
 
Location: Mid Atlantic USA
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America.

From Argentina to Canada. The most beautiful continent.

Nope two continents not one. South America more impressive than North America in all ways.
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Old 10-21-2015, 04:50 PM
 
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Nope two continents not one. South America more impressive than North America in all ways.
It may seem that way given how biased against the US you are.

In addition to that, anyone that gives the polar/subpolar category to South America over North America really doesn't know what the are talking about. South America contains no taiga, tundra or land south of 60 degrees. It also contains very few glaciers compared to North America.

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Old 10-21-2015, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Buenos Aires and La Plata, ARG
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Nope two continents not one. South America more impressive than North America in all ways.
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It may seem that way given how biased against the US you are.

In addition to that, anyone that gives the polar/subpolar category to South America over North America really doesn't know what the are talking about. South America contains no taiga, tundra or land south of 60 degrees. It also contains very few glaciers compared to North America.
Well, in the glaciers category we match "North america" very well, really little to envy there. In the other side, there is no low elevation tundra here, and no taiga (alhough never saw the relevance on that category from a landscape perspective, its only seems like a colder version of a temperate forest). I agree on that point N. America is superior.
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Old 10-21-2015, 10:27 PM
 
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Well, in the glaciers category we match "North america" very well, really little to envy there. In the other side, there is no low elevation tundra here, and no taiga (alhough never saw the relevance on that category from a landscape perspective, its only seems like a colder version of a temperate forest). I agree on that point N. America is superior.
North America and South America match resonably well in terms of glaciers with NA having a bit more, until you count Northern Canada and Greenland. Then it really isn't close. Greenland is essentially one huge icefield.

In simple terms, taiga is just a polar/subpolar coniferous forest, but it is classified as a seperate biome for the same reason that tropical/subtropical coniferous forest is considered a seperate biome. It is also the most common biome on earth by area, so I do think it deserves being classified seperately.
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Old 10-22-2015, 12:41 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles,CA & Scottsdale, AZ
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Best looking cities: Europe.

-Best Mountains: North America
Most exotic wild life- Africa

Best forests- North America(can't beat the fall in the USA and Canada)


-Best beaches & coastlines: North America...
-Best Deserts: North America

-Best rainforest/jungle: South America.
-Best Polar/Subpolar regions : South America.

-Most unique or unusual landscapes: Africa, no doubt about it
-Best overall - Most beautiful continent: Tough call, but North America has my heart.
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