Silk Road Trade & Travel Encyclopedia

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11 - QUESTION:  What is the name of the largest landmass on earth?

Answer:  Eurasia.

Eurasia and the Silk Routes can be described as the life lines and arteries of the world. Central Asia, where many of  the Silk Routes divide and meet, is the heart of the largest landmass on earth, known as Eurasia. A better understanding of Central Asia's role as the conduit between cultures reveals the evolution of civilizations, as well as the means through which the civilizations of the East and West interacted.

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