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www.quora.com/Why-is-Europe-considered-a-separate-continent-from-Asia

I feel both inspired and somehow out of calmness. So I will make this answer long and will flavor it with a bit of flame, too. :) Let’s begin. There is a huge landmass on the Earth’s surface called Eurasia. Eurasia (plus the comfortably close plac...

www.straightdope.com/.../why-are-europe-and-asia-considered-separate-continents

The question of why some consider Europe and Asia to be separate continents and some consider them to be one is a little more complex. I’m sure I could bullshit my way through it, but I think I’ll turn it over to someone who has a much better chance of actually knowing the correct answer, or, at the very least, can almost undoubtedly do a ...

www.reference.com/geography/europe-considered-continent-d5dd2f99ab1d1508

By this definition, Europe and Asia should be considered one continent. However, historical and cultural boundaries between Europeans and Asians have turned one landmass into two continents. Europe and Asia were first divided by the Greeks in the 6th century B.C. because of the Rioni River.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boundaries_between_the_continents_of_Earth

The boundaries between the continents of Earth are generally a matter of geographical convention. Several slightly different conventions are in use. The number of continents is most commonly considered seven but may range as low as four when the Americas and Afro-Eurasia are each considered a single continent. An island can be continental, and therefore associated with the continent on the ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_are_Europe_and_Asia_different_continents

europe and asia are different contenents because they are seperated and have contries in them although the are both parts or china

simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurasia

Eurasia is the combined landmass of the continent of Europe and Asia in the northern part of the Earth.Eurasia is made of Europe and Asia, which are on the same tectonic plate and do not have a sea between them. The word is made by adding "Eur" (from Europe) to "Asia" to make "Eurasia".. Some geographers say it's all one continent, because unlike the Americas or A...

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This Site Might Help You. RE: Why are Asia and Europe considered different continents? There's actually more geological differences between china and india (30,000 ft high himalayan mountains, two different tectonic plates) than between china/eastern russia and europe (both are on the same tectonic plates and the ural mountains of central russia, the commonly accepted boundary...

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Europe and Asia have always been politically seperated throughout history, so the two are considered different continents. (7 continents in the world, politically; 4 continents in the world ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurasia

The division between Europe and Asia as two different continents is a historical social construct, with no clear physical separation between them; thus, in some parts of the world, Eurasia is recognized as the largest of the six, five, or even four continents on Earth. In geology, Eurasia is often considered as a single rigid megablock.

www.worldatlas.com/articles/what-physical-and-political-features-delineate-the...

Europe and Asia are sometimes referred to a single continent of Eurasia. Boundaries between continents are somewhat a matter of geographical convention. The number of continents that the Earth is considered to have can range between six or seven, although the count can go as low as four when Afro-Eurasia and Americas are combined as continents.