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all the islands that lie north of mainland Canada and the Arctic Circle Arctic Archipelago
Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498) Cabot , Giovanni Cabato , John Cabot
nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada Canada
cape on the Strait of Magellan in southern Chile; the most southern point on the mainland of South America Cape Froward
cape at the southwest tip of Florida; the southernmost part of the United States mainland Cape Sable
northern tip of Cape York Peninsula at the Torres Strait; the northernmost point of the Australian mainland Cape York
government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the communists led by Mao Zedong China , Nationalist China , Republic of China , Taiwan
European mainland Continent
constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea Danmark , Denmark , Kingdom of Denmark
island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea Formosa , Taiwan
bronze-age culture of mainland Greece that flourished 2500-1100 BC Helladic civilisation , Helladic civilization , Helladic culture
central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland Hondo , Honshu
narrow isthmus linking the Malay Peninsula to the Asian mainland Isthmus of Kra
peninsula extending northward from the Arabian mainland into the Persian Gulf Katar , Katar Peninsula , Qatar , Qatar Peninsula
mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the eastern part of the large Labrador-Ungava Peninsula in northeastern Canada Labrador
peninsular region of eastern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Labrador Sea; contains most of Quebec and the mainland part of Newfoundland and Labrador Labrador-Ungava Peninsula , Labrador Peninsula
strait in northern Wales between Anglesey Island and the mainland Menai Strait
Canadian province on the island of Newfoundland and on the mainland along the coast of the Labrador Sea; became Canada's 10th province in 1949 Newfoundland and Labrador
sea from mainland, land strip projecting into peninsula
respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003; characterized by fever and coughing or difficulty breathing or hypoxia; can be fatal SARS , severe acute respiratory syndrome
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