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Chapter 8 South america

Brazil and its neighbors
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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