Fun Facts about North America
Country with the highest and lowest points in North America.
United States of America
Highest elevation in North America
Mt. McKinley in Alaska, USA - 24 miles above seal level
Lowest point in North America, and also the hottest
Death Valley, Mojave Desert, California, USA - 282 feet below sea level - reaches 134 degrees
Coldest place in North America
Greenland - it can get to -87 degrees
Longest river in North America
World's shortest river
The Roe, near Great Falls, Montana, USA
World's largest theme park
Disney World, Orlando, Florida
Contains the fastest growing population in the world
Central America's population has more than tripled in 100 years.