Is Iceland a continent?

Is Iceland a continent?

Iceland is closer to continental Europe than to mainland North America; thus, the island is generally included in Europe for historical, political, cultural, and practical reasons. Geologically the island includes parts of both continental plates.

What does it mean when a court case is dismissed with prejudice?

The inverse phrase is dismissal with prejudice, in which the plaintiff is barred from filing another case on the same claim. Dismissal with prejudice is a final judgment and the case becomes res judicata on the claims that were or could have been brought in it; dismissal without prejudice is not.

What insect has the longest life span?

A queen termite has been known to live 50 years and there are, of course, the 17-year locusts.

What type of cloud is a tornado formed in?

Most tornadoes form beneath the cumulonimbus clouds of thunderstorms, quite often the large, long-lasting thunderstorms called supercells. Cumulonimbus clouds can be very tall, having bases in the lower troposphere and strong updrafts that carry moisture into middle and upper levels of the troposphere.

How big is VY Canis Majoris compared to Earth?

VY Canis Majoris has a diameter of 2,800,000,000 kms. Our Sun, on the other hand is just a puny 1,391,000 km in diameter. It would take an airplane 1,100 years to circle VY Canis Majoris once. Placed in our Solar System, its surface would extend out past the orbit of Saturn.

Do candles evaporate?

As a candle burns the wax melts and is drawn up the wick like when you dip a paper towel into a cup of water. The melted wax in the wick gets evaporated due to the heat from the flame, this dries the wick out which allows it to draw up more melted wax at a constant rate.

Why is it called a pineapple?

The term “pine cone” for the reproductive organ of conifer trees was first recorded in 1694. When European explorers discovered this tropical fruit in the Americas, they called them “pineapples” (first so referenced in 1664 due to resemblance to what is now known as the pine cone).

What Disney movies show two parents throughout the film?

101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, and Mulan are the only Disney cartoons where both parents are present and don’t die throughout the movie.