I believe so:
2005 GDP of California: $1.6 trillion
2005 GDP of Canada and Spain: $1.1 trillion
(Canada and Spain are ranked 8-9 depending on World Bank vs. International Monetary Fund)
* stats taken from Wikipedia
i think i can answer your q bennet (geography GCSE A) ~ SW england is eroding away and sinking because it is just under sea level in some places and the sea smashes against the cliffs eroding them down....
Scotland may be the most obese place in Europe, but the USA has everyone beat on the most obese nation in the WORLD! Not really something to be proud of though. Does anyone wonder why more people live in antarctica form this poll than live in south america?
Are there really a lot of heroine addicts in Scotland? I always thought it was interesting that heroine is sold more in suburbs than in inner cities like what people expect. People from the inner city can't afford it, but kids from the suburbs have the money and are bored enough that they are much more likely to try it and their parents never see it coming cause they live in the nice suburbs.