South America Notes
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South America has a large variety of what?
What mountain is the second highest mountains in the world; created like the Rockies not as tall but are still growing. Reach up to almost 20,000 feet.
What are the biggest celebrities?
What highlands are kind of big like the Appalachians?
What highlands are more up north?
What plateau is primarily used for the production of sheep?
A grassland used for grazing beef cattle.
Between the Magdalena and the Orinoco Rivers; very fertile plain used for farming.
What rain forest do we not want to be destroyed because some of our medicine comes from there and will get destroyed?
In what rain forest do you have native tribes? (by choice)
What is the most important river in South America?
What river drains most of South America?
What river can bring goods and people into the southern part of South America? And also produces hydroelectricity.
South America has very few what?
What lake is in the Andes Mountains and is the highest navigable lake in the world?
The highest waterfall is located in Venezuela, what is the waterfall called?
hot all the time but hardly ever get rain.
what desert is down in the bottom of Chile; driest place on the face of the earth.
Marine West Coast
this place has lots of moisture off the ocean.
The first people to inhabit South America was the?
We call the people Indians or Native Americans.
An indian group that seems to have done unbelievable things using what they had and where they were.
All of the countries on South America are independent except which country and who are they ruled by?