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34 terms
geography final (southern south america)
Tierra del Fuego
Ushaia, Argentina
patagonia
Perito Moreno
archipelago at southern tip of South America
southern most city in the world
plateau region that covers southern mainland of chile and arg…
large glacier located on the patagonia
Tierra del Fuego
archipelago at southern tip of South America
Ushaia, Argentina
southern most city in the world
16 terms
South American and Central America Geography
Which country owns Eastern Island
what is the world's driest desert? (In…
What is South America's highest mounta…
What is South America's second largest…
Chile
Atacama
Andes
Argentina
Which country owns Eastern Island
Chile
what is the world's driest desert? (In…
Atacama
13 terms
Geography 1-South America
Venezuela
Chile
Columbia
Ecuador
Caracas
Santiago
Bogota
Quito
Venezuela
Caracas
Chile
Santiago
27 terms
CPA Spanish 1 South America Geography Facts
Venezuela
Colombia
Ecuador
Perú
Venezuela
Colombia
64 terms
CPA Spanish 1 South America Geography Facts
Venezuela
Colombia
Ecuador
Perú
Venezuela
Colombia
9 terms
South America/Geography LEQ1
Cordillera
Escarpment
El Nino
Humidity
A system of parallel mountain ranges.
A steep slope between a higher surface and a lower one.
An ocean and weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean in which oc…
The amount of moisture,or water, in the air.
Cordillera
A system of parallel mountain ranges.
Escarpment
A steep slope between a higher surface and a lower one.
22 terms
Geography, Central American, South America, Caribbean
cash crop
caudillos
cay
sand (also spelled key)
agricultural products grown to be sold
military rulers
a small, low island of coral or particles
compaction the pressing of soil closer together, reducing the…
cash crop
agricultural products grown to be sold
caudillos
military rulers
25 terms
Geography Week 1 South America
Which South American countries does th…
Which South American countries does th…
What body of water lies between South…
Which Central American country shares…
Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador
Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil
Drake Passage
Panama
Which South American countries does th…
Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador
Which South American countries does th…
Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil
38 terms
South American Geography Exam 1
orographic precipitation
convectional precipitation
cyclonic/frontal precipitation
Koppen's indicator of climate type
warm air forced up by wind and mountains... happens in southern…
low lying air warmed by sun and rises... happens in tropical moist
cold polar front meets warm tropical air... central and southern…
vegetation (instead of actual temperature and precipitation d…
orographic precipitation
warm air forced up by wind and mountains... happens in southern…
convectional precipitation
low lying air warmed by sun and rises... happens in tropical moist
20 terms
Spanish 1, Unit 1 Geography of South America
Spain
Mexico
Guatemala
El Salvador
Madrid
Mexico City
Guatemala City
San Salvador
Spain
Madrid
Mexico
Mexico City
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Nat Geo CH 7 S1 Geography of South America
vegetation
grasslands
adapt
subsistence farming
plant life
climate regions with too little rainfall to support a forest,…
A changing to fit new conditions
farming in which only enough food to feed one's family is pro…
vegetation
plant life
grasslands
climate regions with too little rainfall to support a forest,…
21 terms
Middle American & South America (exam 1)
What are the circumstances by which Cu…
True or False: NAFTA is a free trade a…
Of the five levels of Altitudinal Zona…
Of the five levels of Altitudinal Zona…
Cuba became independent as a result of the Spanish-American W…
True
Tierra Caliente
Tierra Templada
What are the circumstances by which Cu…
Cuba became independent as a result of the Spanish-American W…
True or False: NAFTA is a free trade a…
True
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9-1 - Geography - Caribbean and South America
What is indigo?
In Haiti the ancestry of about 95% of…
Mountains on the western side of Colom…
group of nearly 700 islands east of Fl…
A plant used to make blue dye.
African
Andes
Bahamas
What is indigo?
A plant used to make blue dye.
In Haiti the ancestry of about 95% of…
African
37 terms
Geography of the American South Test 1
Tidal Marsh
Long Shore Drift
Natural Region
Jetties
Water that comes in and floats the marshes.
The movement of sand parallel to the beach.
A area that has certain physical landscapes and vegetation.
Piles of rocks perpendicular to the shore to stop and prevent…
Tidal Marsh
Water that comes in and floats the marshes.
Long Shore Drift
The movement of sand parallel to the beach.
63 terms
Geography South America Test P1
Argentina
Ecuador
Chile
Suriname
Buenos Aires
Quito
Santiago
Paramaribo
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Ecuador
Quito
52 terms
Geography Midterm Test 1- south America-powerpoint
Brasilia - the capital
Most visitors centre their trip to bra…
RIO - MOST POPULAR CITY
Popular Attractions- RIO
Language is Portuguese... •National airline is Varig (RG)... •Major…
1.) In and around - Rio de Janeiro... •2.) Along the AMAZON ... •3.…
Stunning scenery - mountains, jungle, beaches & ocean... •Cosmop…
Sugar Loaf Mountain - city's landmark... •Tijuca National Park -…
Brasilia - the capital
Language is Portuguese... •National airline is Varig (RG)... •Major…
Most visitors centre their trip to bra…
1.) In and around - Rio de Janeiro... •2.) Along the AMAZON ... •3.…
33 terms
Geography Exam 1: South and Latin America
What physical geographic feature is th…
What is the principle reason for subsi…
Which tectonic plate is the main cause…
What is the significance of Lake Titic…
The elevation of the valley creates a bowl and traps pollution.
Water is being drawn from an ancient aquifer.
North American plate.
It is the world's highest navigable lake.
What physical geographic feature is th…
The elevation of the valley creates a bowl and traps pollution.
What is the principle reason for subsi…
Water is being drawn from an ancient aquifer.
South America Physical Geography Vocab Sec. 1
Cordillera
Andes
Guiana Highlands
Llanos
A mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges.
The longest Mountain Range in the world, makes up west side o…
A high elevation area that stretches form Venezuela to Surina…
The low elevation area between the Andes and the Guiana Highl…
Cordillera
A mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges.
Andes
The longest Mountain Range in the world, makes up west side o…
Geography South America part 1 states and capitals
Brazil
Equador
Guyana
Paraguay
Brasilia
Quinto
Georgetown
Asuncion
Brazil
Brasilia
Equador
Quinto
22 terms
Geography- Unit 1 South/Latin America
Andes Mountains
Pampas
Rain forest
Slash-and- burn farming
A large system of mountain ranges located along the pacific c…
A vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
The forest region in Tropical Zone with a heavy concentration…
Way of clearing fields for planting by cutting trees, brush a…
Andes Mountains
A large system of mountain ranges located along the pacific c…
Pampas
A vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
13 terms
Geography Chapter 9 (Caribbean South America) Section 1
Andes
cordillera
Guiana Highlands
Llanos
Mountains on the western side of Colombia
A mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges
Series of plateaus stretching from Venezuela to Suriname
A region of plains between the Andes & the Guiana Highlands.…
Andes
Mountains on the western side of Colombia
cordillera
A mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges
27 terms
Geography List 1- North, Central, South America
Canada
United States
Mexico
Cuba
Ottawa
Washington DC
Mexico City
Havana
Canada
Ottawa
United States
Washington DC
7 terms
Lesson 1: Physical Geography of South America
cordilleras
altiplano
escarpment
llanos
groups of several mountain ranges that run parallel to one an…
is an area that includes southeastern Peru and western Bolivia.
a long, steep slope, especially one at the edge of a plateau…
(in South America) a treeless grassy plain.
cordilleras
groups of several mountain ranges that run parallel to one an…
altiplano
is an area that includes southeastern Peru and western Bolivia.
48 terms
Geography South America Test Part 1
Basin
Selva
Escarpment
Favela
Low area surrounded by higher land.
Tropical rain forests in Brazil.
Steep cliff between higher and lower land.
Slum area.
Basin
Low area surrounded by higher land.
Selva
Tropical rain forests in Brazil.
37 terms
Geography Quiz: Middle East, Latin American, and South America
Mexico
Cuba
Belize
Guatemala
Mexico City
Havana
Belmopan
Guatemala City
Mexico
Mexico City
Cuba
Havana
27 terms
CMS Grade 7 Geography - Latin America (8 Central/6 Caribbean/13 South American Countries)
Mexico (Central America)
Panama (Central America)
Costa Rica (Central America)
Nicaragua (Central America)
Mexico City
Panama City
San Jose
Managua
Mexico (Central America)
Mexico City
Panama (Central America)
Panama City
73 terms
Geography exam 1, Europe, South America, North America
European Union
cultural homogenization
temperate mid latitude climate
North Atlantic drift
A supranational Organization that unites most of the countrie…
The tendency of Uniform ideas, values, technology among assoc…
climate that is moist all year with mild winters and long hot…
warm stream current that brings warm water to the coats of Eu…
European Union
A supranational Organization that unites most of the countrie…
cultural homogenization
The tendency of Uniform ideas, values, technology among assoc…
65 terms
Geography - Exam 1 (North America, Middle & South America, Europe)
NA: Physical environment
NA: aesthenosphere
NA: oceanic crust
NA: continential crust
c to c convergent = locations and mountain ranges
rock, like molten, upper mantle
thin
thick and dense
NA: Physical environment
c to c convergent = locations and mountain ranges
NA: aesthenosphere
rock, like molten, upper mantle
7 terms
Geography (C1 W24: South America EAST)
Argentina
Uruguay
Paraguay
Brazil
Argentina
Uruguay
13 terms
Geography Chapter 9 (Caribbean South America) Section 1
Andes
cordillera
Guiana Highlands
Llanos
Mountains on the western side of Colombia
A mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges
Series of plateaus stretching from Venezuela to Suriname
A region of plains between the Andes & the Guiana Highlands.…
Andes
Mountains on the western side of Colombia
cordillera
A mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges
15 terms
South America Physical Geography Period 1 Anie Foley
Most places near the equator have a wa…
Where is the Mato grosso plateau?
Where is the Rio De La Plata
What climate does South America genera…
True
Brazil
Uraguay
Cool Climates
Most places near the equator have a wa…
True
Where is the Mato grosso plateau?
Brazil
18 terms
Chap. 10 Sec. 1- Atlantic South America: Physical Geography
What is the world's largest river in v…
How much of the world's river water is…
How does this large volume of fresh wa…
What is the Parana River?
Amazon River
20%
The large amount of freshwater lowers the salt content of the…
Another large river in this region of South America.
What is the world's largest river in v…
Amazon River
How much of the world's river water is…
20%
5 terms
Chapter 9 section 1: Physical Geography of South America
Cordillera
Altiplano
Escarpment
Llanos
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Spanish for 'High plain'; a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
A steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface.
Fertile grasslands found in inland areas of Colombia and Vene…
Cordillera
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Altiplano
Spanish for 'High plain'; a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
15 terms
UT World Geography A: Unit 6 - South America (1)
Countries of South America
Territories of South America
Inca
Geographical Features of South America
1.) Argentina... 2.) Bolivia... 3.) Brazil... 4.) Chile... 5.) Colombia... 6…
1.) Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)... 2.) Falkland Islands (U.K.)... 3…
Native South American tribe, living in what is now Peru
1.) Orinoco River Basin - Llanos... 2.) Pampas - grassy plains... 3…
Countries of South America
1.) Argentina... 2.) Bolivia... 3.) Brazil... 4.) Chile... 5.) Colombia... 6…
Territories of South America
1.) Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)... 2.) Falkland Islands (U.K.)... 3…
18 terms
South America Physical Geography- P1 Georgia + Matt
How long is the Orinoco River?
What is a Llano?
How many species of birds are in South…
What climate do most areas have?
1,600 miles long
A grassland with few trees
500
A warm climate
How long is the Orinoco River?
1,600 miles long
What is a Llano?
A grassland with few trees
43 terms
Geography Midterm Test 1-South and Central America-Powerpoint
BRAZIL: Where Everything Sizzles
Brasilia - the capital
Most visitors centre their trip to bra…
RIO - MOST POPULAR CITY
covers almost ½ of South America... Hot, humid and rainy in the…
Language is Portuguese... •National airline is Varig (RG)... •Major…
1.) In and around - Rio de Janeiro... •2.) Along the AMAZON ... •3.…
Stunning scenery - mountains, jungle, beaches & ocean... •Cosmop…
BRAZIL: Where Everything Sizzles
covers almost ½ of South America... Hot, humid and rainy in the…
Brasilia - the capital
Language is Portuguese... •National airline is Varig (RG)... •Major…
5 terms
Geography Unit 3 South America -S1 Final
Favela
Llano
Cordillera
Pampas
a Brazilian shall or shanty town
a treeless grassy plain
a group of parallel mountain ranges together with intervening…
extensive, treeless plains
Favela
a Brazilian shall or shanty town
Llano
a treeless grassy plain
19 terms
Physical Geography - 5th - Note 40 - South America - Part 1
The Amazon River is the largest river…
The Amazon Rainforest has the most what?
How many acres makes up the Amazon Rai…
How much of South America is rainforest?
It is the largest based on volume
Biodiversity - the most plants and animal species in the world
1.2 acres
1/3
The Amazon River is the largest river…
It is the largest based on volume
The Amazon Rainforest has the most what?
Biodiversity - the most plants and animal species in the world
13 terms
South America Countries & Capitals-geography 8-1/28/15
Guyana
Brazil
Paraguay
Uruguay
Georgetown
Brasilia
Asuncion
Montevideo
Guyana
Georgetown
Brazil
Brasilia
13 terms
World Geography Chapter 9: Caribbean and South America Sections 1-2-3 Ms. Aviles
Andes
cordillera
Guiana Highlands
Llanos
mountains on the western side of Columbia
a mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges
plateaus stretching from Venezuela to Suriname
plains regions between the highlands and Andes
Andes
mountains on the western side of Columbia
cordillera
a mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges
15 terms
South America Physical Geography Period 1 Tyler/Robbie
Orinoco River
Andes Mountains
Angel falls
Canaima National Park
Regions largest river. Its 1600 miles
Runs up the spine of South America
Drops more then 3200 ft, worlds highest waterfall. Located in…
One of the largest natural parks in the word
Orinoco River
Regions largest river. Its 1600 miles
Andes Mountains
Runs up the spine of South America
48 terms
Geography: South America: The Northern Tropics and Ecuador 1/28/15
What countries are in the northern tro…
What countries are in the Guiana's
What kind of climate do the Guiana's s…
What kind of ecosystem do they share
French Guiana... Suriname... Guyana... Venezuela... Colombia
French Guiana... Suriname... Guyana
Tropical wet climate
Rainforest
What countries are in the northern tro…
French Guiana... Suriname... Guyana... Venezuela... Colombia
What countries are in the Guiana's
French Guiana... Suriname... Guyana
18 terms
Chap. 10 Sec. 1- Atlantic South America: Physical Geography
What is the world's largest river in v…
How much of the world's river water is…
How does this large volume of fresh wa…
What is the Parana River?
Amazon River
20%
The large amount of freshwater lowers the salt content of the…
Another large river in this region of South America.
What is the world's largest river in v…
Amazon River
How much of the world's river water is…
20%
10 terms
world geography test review part 1: south america
cordillera
altiplano
escarpment
llanos
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
a broad, high plateau that lies between the ridges of the Andes
steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
fertile grasslands found in inland areas of Columbia and Vene…
cordillera
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
altiplano
a broad, high plateau that lies between the ridges of the Andes
17 terms
1. AW - The Geography of North America and "The Great American Desert"
Arid
Prairie
Plains Indians
Drought
A dry climate with little rain.
A large open area of grassland, especially in North America.
Tribes of Native Americans, such as the Cheyenne or Sioux, wh…
A long period without rainfall
Arid
A dry climate with little rain.
Prairie
A large open area of grassland, especially in North America.
18 terms
World Geography Unit 4 CENTRAL AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN Quiz 1
isthmus
subtropical
tropical system
volcanic cone
a land bridge connecting two countries
an area between thirty and forty degrees latitude with temper…
strong thunderstorms with circular winds of thirty-nine to se…
a hill or mountain that builds up around the vent of a volcano
isthmus
a land bridge connecting two countries
subtropical
an area between thirty and forty degrees latitude with temper…
113 terms
Mr. Mele's Geography: TEST #1 ( 50 States, South America & Europe)
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Argentina
Bolivia
12 terms
3.1 Process and report information identifying, locating, comparing, and contrasting the major continents and oceans: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia, Antarctica, Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific, and Southern using maps, gl
North America
South America
Europe
Asia
A continent in the western hemisphere connected to North Amer…
North America
South America
A continent in the western hemisphere connected to North Amer…
Chapter 25 1-3: "Physical Geography of Southern Africa"/"Southern Africa Today"/"History and Culture of South Africa COMBO! (Key Terms and Places) {GREAT REVIEW FOR BENCHMARK} [Africa]
Escarpment
Veld
Namib Desert
Pans
the steep face at the edge of a plateau or other raised area
open grasslands areas in South Africa
the driest place in the South African region that is along th…
low, flat areas where ancient streams in the Kalahari drain i…
Escarpment
the steep face at the edge of a plateau or other raised area
Veld
open grasslands areas in South Africa
31 terms
G8 Social Studies Chapter 5 Section 1 Physical Geography of Atlantic South America
large river systems, plains and platea…
rain forest
Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay
two-thirds
The physical geography of Atlantic South America include ____…
The rain forest is a major source of natural resources.
Atlantic South America includes __________, _______________,…
This region covers ____________ of South America.
large river systems, plains and platea…
The physical geography of Atlantic South America include ____…
rain forest
The rain forest is a major source of natural resources.
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