Chapter 8 South america

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Brazil and its neighbors

lBasin

low area surrouded by higher land

tselvas

these rains support the gowth of thick reain forests

aescarpment

a steep cliff between higher and lower land

sfavels

slum areas

fdeforestation

for export, the government has encouraged mining, logging, and farming in the rain forest

cpampas

the center of argentina has vast treeless plains

gauchos

cowhand

restancias

ranches, cover the pampas

hydroelectric power

electricity that is generated by flowing water

llanose

east of the higlands, you see grassy plains

altitude

height above sea level

wcaudillos

contry was governed by military rules

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