Spanish for "high plain," a region in Peru and Bolivia encircled by the Andes peaks
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
fertile grassland in inland areas of Colombia and Venezuela
grassy, treeless plains of southern South America
electrical energy generated by falling water
a treeless windswept tableland or basin in the higher Andes
Spanish term for "hot land"; the lowest altitude zone of Latin American highlands climates
Spanish term for "cold land"; the highest altitude zone of Latin American highlands climates
Spanish term for "frozen land"; a zone of permanent snow and ice on the peaks of the Andes
Spanish term for "temperate land"; the middle altitude zone of Latin American highlands climates
top layer of a rain forest, where the tops of tall trees form a continuous layer of leaves
Mountain system along western South America
Central plateau in Mexico between the Sierra Madres.
Mato Grosso Plateau
Highlands area in southwest Brazil.
Highland region in southeastern Brazil; an important livestock raising area.
River flowing through Peru and Brazil in South America and into the Atlantic Ocean.
Río de la Plata
Estuary of the Paraná and Uruguay Rivers between Uruguay and Argentina.
River in the United States forming part of the boundary between the United States and Mexico.
Area of land drained by the Amazon River; the world's wettest tropical plain.
Arid coastal desert of north-central Chile