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con·ti·nen·tal Unit·ed States

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  1. continental United Statesnoun

    contiguous United States, CONUS, lower 48, continental US, contiguous 48

  2. continental United Statesnoun

    The largest portion of the United States which is not separated by any ocean or non-U.S. land; the United States exclusive of Alaska, Hawaii, and other overseas territories.

    CONUS, lower 48, contiguous United States, continental US, contiguous 48

  3. continental United Statesnoun

    The portion of the United States which is located on the North American continent; the United States exclusive of Hawaii and other overseas territories.

    contiguous 48, continental US, CONUS, contiguous United States, lower 48

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  1. Jenn Varian:

    Elevation is a huge factor for snow in the Western US as elevation varies widely, our forecast area has both the highest elevation and the lowest elevation point in the CONUS( continental United States). And they're in the same county !

  2. Ross MacPhee:

    Despite their ungainly appearance, different species of glyptodonts occupied habitats as distinct as open grassland and dense woodland, all the way from Patagonia to the southern parts of the continental United States, although their disappearance has been blamed on human depredation as well as climate change, some species persisted into the early part of the modern or Holocene epoch, long after the disappearance of mammoths and saber-toothed cats. Like the loss of giant ground sloths, mastodons, and dozens of other remarkable mammalian species, the precise cause of the New World megafaunal extinctions remains uncertain.

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