Why Is Greenland An Island And Australia A Continent?

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Other than their obvious climate differences, what makes Greenland an island and Australia a continent? Australia certainly has a greater population size, but Greenland is the largest island in the world after Australia. The distinction between an island and a continent is much more complicated than these factors. Deep dive into this topic in the following video.

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Written by Curiosity Staff March 21, 2017