|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, March 25, 2001, 17:04|
Andreas Johansson scripsit:
> I like that. It doesn't make much sense geologically, but if we count Africa
> and Eurasia as a single continent, we "Afreurasians" can claim more than
> half of the planet's land area and almost it's entire population (the
> combined population of the Americas, Oceania and Antarctica is, what,
> somewhat short of 1G?) ...
Indeed, it was traditionally called the World Island ("He who controls the
World Island controls the world"); some have extended this to refer to the
American double-continent as the "New World Island".
Still leaves Australia out.
John Cowan email@example.com
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