C is for Continents

“All my life I have lived and behaved very much like the sandpiper – just running down the edges of different countries and continents, looking for something.”  Elizabeth Bishop – American poet
“I have come to believe that this is a mighty continent which was hitherto unknown. ” Christopher Columbus – Explorer
“The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent, like whales that have taken to the land.”   Arnold J. Toynbee – British historian & philosopher
“The Arctic is an ocean. The southern pole is a continent surrounded by ocean. The North Pole is an ocean, or northern waters. It’s an ocean surrounded by land, basically. ”  Sylvia Earle –  American marine biologist

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