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Greenland Looks Tiny Next To South America

If you’re like us, then when you look at a world map, the territory of Greenland seems like it could overtake South America in terms of surface area. Well, we’re here to tell you that is not the case, and this map should put their respective sizes into perspective.

Greenland Looks Tiny Next To South America
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Let’s start with Greenland. The island has an area of 2,166,086 sq km, while the continent of South America comes in at a whopping 17,840,000 sq km. That, folks, tells us that South America is a solid 8.2 times larger than the northern territory.