land mass

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Noun1.land mass - a large continuous extent of land
continent - one of the large landmasses of the earth; "there are seven continents"; "pioneers had to cross the continent on foot"
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
subcontinent - a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
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land mass

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The grid element of the network grid is mainly old seabed, and large amounts of contaminated land masses, various wood waste layers and construction waste have been detected in the filling layers.
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An international team has shown that the difference in reflection of light from the Earths land masses and oceans can be seen on the dark side of the moon, a phenomenon known as earthshine, the Astrobiology journal reported.
THE tsunami, which spread over land masses bordering the Indian Ocean, was caused by an undersea earthquake with an epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
Coal is used to generate over half of this country's electricity, and in West Virginia coal mining is the biggest industry in the state, destroying forest, Appalachian environments, and threatening not just one state but huge land masses in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee.
In 1507 a German cartographer working in Saint Die crated a world map for included the newly-discovered Western Hemisphere land masses for the first time, calling them "America' to honor one Amerigo Vespucci, who had been credited with setting foot on South American soil before Columbus.
Thus Antarctica, not known to have been explored prior to about 1820, has been regularly appearing on maps since the early 16th century, when the general view was that the land masses of the Northern Hemisphere were probably balanced by land masses of roughly the same size in the south.
In 1997, the predator-free islands had a small sapling density 37 percent that of large land masses; by 2002, that ratio had dropped further, to 25 percent.
MOSH Wireless launched into the apartment industry with premier technology solutions that deliver high-speed wireless Internet across large communities and land masses. They offer attached single-family developers and apartment operators a valuable competitive tool to achieve higher occupancy and stronger rental rates, and satisfy the needs of today's connected generation of residents.