The United States is located in both the Northern and Western hemispheres. The Equator divides the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres while the Prime Meridian divides the Earth into Eastern and Western hemisphe... More »

The majority of Europe is in the Eastern Hemisphere, but a portion of it is contained in the Western Hemisphere. The globe can be divided into two hemispheres, east and west; the starting of each hemisphere is at the Pri... More »

Mexico is located in the Western Hemisphere. It is a country that is part of the North American continent. More »

The Caribbean Sea, an oceanic area located in the Western and Northern hemispheres, is found north of South America, east of Central America, and south of the United States. The Caribbean stretches from the Yucatan Penin... More »

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. Some confusion often arises as to the location of the United States of America because the nation is also named after the continent upon which it... More »

The Canadian Shield is an area of exposed Precambrian rocks located in Eastern, East-Central and Northeastern Canada and the Northwestern United States. The Canadian Shield encircles Hudson Bay and stretches from the Gre... More »

Property records are maintained at the local government level in the United States. Typically, the county assessor's office holds these records. The assessor's office provides property parcel maps that display informatio... More » Geography Maps & Cartography