Atlantic Watershed of North America

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Watersheds of North America
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The Atlantic Watershed of North America (red) includes a portion of Greenland south of the northern limit of the Atlantic Ocean and the continental portion from the 60th parallel north on the Labrador Peninsula to the tip of Central America.[1]
Countries Greenland, Canada, United States, Mexico
Central America and island countries

The Atlantic Watershed of North America is the portion of the continent which drains from the Continental Divide of the Americas and the Laurentian Divide to the Atlantic Ocean. The watershed includes a portion of Greenland, the Atlantic Seaboard Watershed, and the North American portion of the American Mediterranean Sea Watershed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Limits of Oceans and Seas" (PDF) (3rd ed.). International Hydrographic Organization. 1953. Retrieved 2010-12-25.