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World Geography - South America
Escarpment
Pampas
Phenomenon
Predominant
A steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Grassy, treeless plains of southern South America
A fact or event of scientific interest that can be scientific…
Main or most common
Escarpment
A steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Pampas
Grassy, treeless plains of southern South America
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World Geography South America Countries
Brazil
Bolivia
Peru
Venezuela
Brasilia
La Paz, Sucre
Lima
Caracas
Brazil
Brasilia
Bolivia
La Paz, Sucre
21 terms
World Geography South America Capitals
Guatemala
Colombia
Argentina
Peru
Guatemala City
Bogota
Buenos Aires
Lima
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Colombia
Bogota
World Geography - South America
Mexico City
Havana
Caracas
Bogota
Capital of Mexico
Capital of Cuba
Capital of Venezuela
Capital of Colombia
Mexico City
Capital of Mexico
Havana
Capital of Cuba
33 terms
World Geography: South America
What countries are in the northern tro…
What type of climate do all of the nor…
What is in the northern tropics that h…
What language does the country guyana…
french guiana, suriname, guyana, venezuela, colombia
a tropical wet climate
rainforests
english
What countries are in the northern tro…
french guiana, suriname, guyana, venezuela, colombia
What type of climate do all of the nor…
a tropical wet climate
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World Geography: South America
Latitudinal Span
Altiplanos
Inca
Land Alienation
longest realm north to south
migrants that live in high altitude valleys of the Andes Moun…
Made up of expert builders, farmers, herders, manufacturers,…
One society or culture group taking land from another.
Latitudinal Span
longest realm north to south
Altiplanos
migrants that live in high altitude valleys of the Andes Moun…
21 terms
World Geography South America
Guatemala
Colombia
Argentina
Peru
Guatemala City
Bogota
Buenos Aires
Lima
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Colombia
Bogota
World Geography South America
Southern hemisphere
4th largest continent
Amazon Basin
Amazon River
Which Hemisphere is South America located in? The Northern, E…
Is South America the 1st largest continent, 2nd largest conti…
An area central of South America which is highly populated. I…
The _____ ____ Begins in the Andes Mountians and runs through…
Southern hemisphere
Which Hemisphere is South America located in? The Northern, E…
4th largest continent
Is South America the 1st largest continent, 2nd largest conti…
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World Geography South America
Gauchos
Gasohol
Samba
Escarpment
cowboys who herd cattle (live in the pampas)
mix of gasoline and ethanol; made from Brazil's sugar cane
Brazil's national dance
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights
Gauchos
cowboys who herd cattle (live in the pampas)
Gasohol
mix of gasoline and ethanol; made from Brazil's sugar cane
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World Geography South America
Capital of Colombia
Gem/Jewel from Colombia
Traditional national sport of Colombia
Name of most colorful river, found in…
Bogota
emerald
Tejo
Cano Cristales/ The liquid rainbow
Capital of Colombia
Bogota
Gem/Jewel from Colombia
emerald
World geography South America
If you flew due south from Chicago whi…
What percentage of the worlds coffee b…
What scientists made the Galápagos Isl…
Where are the Falkland Islands
None
45%
Charles Darwin
In the Atlantic Ocean about 275 miles off the coast of Argent…
If you flew due south from Chicago whi…
None
What percentage of the worlds coffee b…
45%
World Geography South America
Bogotá
Asunciòn
Brasília
Buenos Aires
Columbia
Paraguay
Brazil
Argentina
Bogotá
Columbia
Asunciòn
Paraguay
South America--World Geography
southernmost tip of south america
longest mountain range of south america
world's largest river ( in volume)
world's largest rainforest
cape horn
andes mountain
amazon river
amazon basin
southernmost tip of south america
cape horn
longest mountain range of south america
andes mountain
World Geography South America
Andes Mountains
llanos
Amazon River
Push and Pull factors
Mountain ranges that run along the pacific coast, and goes th…
vast expanse of plains in the interior of Brazil
flows 4,000 miles through south america from east to west and…
work in moving pheasants and farmers from their land to the c…
Andes Mountains
Mountain ranges that run along the pacific coast, and goes th…
llanos
vast expanse of plains in the interior of Brazil
World Geography--South America
Amazon basin
Canopy
Favelas
Brazilwood
All the land drained by the Amazon river
The upper leaves of rain forest trees
Brazilian slum
Wood that produces in a red dye
Amazon basin
All the land drained by the Amazon river
Canopy
The upper leaves of rain forest trees
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World Geography South America
Brazil
Bolivia
Peru
Venezuela
Brasilia
La Paz, Sucre
Lima
Caracas
Brazil
Brasilia
Bolivia
La Paz, Sucre
World Geography - South America
Escarpment
Pampas
Phenomenon
Predominant
A steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Grassy, treeless plains of southern South America
A fact or event of scientific interest that can be scientific…
Main or most common
Escarpment
A steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Pampas
Grassy, treeless plains of southern South America
19 terms
World Geography South America
Shaped the culture of South America
Suriname is
Great civilization that built in harsh…
Inca's civilization capital was
Native peoples and Spanish
Dutch speaking
Inca civilization
Cuzco
Shaped the culture of South America
Native peoples and Spanish
Suriname is
Dutch speaking
31 terms
World Geography South America
Identify the 5 regions of South America
Explain the significance of the Line o…
Identify the largest lake in South Ame…
Define tepuis and identify the country…
Gran Chaco, Patagonia, The Llanos, The Pampas, and Tierra del…
Spain could clam and country to the west and Portugal could c…
Maracaibo Lake - Venezuela
Blocked shaped mountains. Seen in Guyana.
Identify the 5 regions of South America
Gran Chaco, Patagonia, The Llanos, The Pampas, and Tierra del…
Explain the significance of the Line o…
Spain could clam and country to the west and Portugal could c…
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world geography South America
Oil -- Major Export
Caracas (Capital and largest city)
Valencia -- 2nd largest city
2nd largest country in region
Venezuela
Venezuela
Venezuela
Columbia
Oil -- Major Export
Venezuela
Caracas (Capital and largest city)
Venezuela
World Geography- South America
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Buenos Aires
Sucre/La Paz
Brasilia
Santiago
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Bolivia
Sucre/La Paz
World Geography South America
Mulattoes
Bauxite
Llanos
Cordilleras
people of mixed African and other ancestry
a mineral used in making aluminum
a grassy plain
parallel mountain ranges
Mulattoes
people of mixed African and other ancestry
Bauxite
a mineral used in making aluminum
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World Geography: South America
Major Geo qualities
Unity of place
Altiplanos
Land alienation
-Dominated by the Andes Mountains in the west and the Amazon…
In a particular locale or region intricate connections exist…
-high-altitude valleys between mtn ranges of Andes from prese…
-The takeover of indigenously held land by foreigners.
Major Geo qualities
-Dominated by the Andes Mountains in the west and the Amazon…
Unity of place
In a particular locale or region intricate connections exist…
world geography- south america
deforestation
aztec
inca
soy
to make room for farming, industry, or pastureland, people wi…
in 1521, Hernan Cortes led spanish soldiers into tenochtitlan…
this ancient civilization once thrived in Peru, but the arriv…
of all the land cleared in the amazon, 10 % of it was done to…
deforestation
to make room for farming, industry, or pastureland, people wi…
aztec
in 1521, Hernan Cortes led spanish soldiers into tenochtitlan…
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World Geography: South America
This country has coastline on both the…
Has the worlds highest volcano
Home to the Inca indians
Known as "shoestring republic"
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Chile
This country has coastline on both the…
Colombia
Has the worlds highest volcano
Ecuador
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World Geography - South America
The dominant language/religion through…
Who were the Incas?
Where were the Incas?
What time period did the Incas exist?
...
...
...
...
The dominant language/religion through…
...
Who were the Incas?
...
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World Geography: South America
How has physical geography determined…
How does El Nino affect climate?
How did Spain benefit from mercantilism?
Where do most Brazilians live?
People tend to settle in places where they can farm and in co…
It affects climate because it heats up water on the coastline…
They benefitted because the people paid a lot, and if the fin…
They mostly live on the coastline and in cities.
How has physical geography determined…
People tend to settle in places where they can farm and in co…
How does El Nino affect climate?
It affects climate because it heats up water on the coastline…
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World Geography map of South America
Venezuela
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Venezuela
Colombia
World Geography South America
what percentage of the south america i…
What percentage of the earth's total a…
How wide can the Amazon get during the…
What is Lake Maracaibo
40%
12%
60 miles
Largest lake and oldest bodies of water
what percentage of the south america i…
40%
What percentage of the earth's total a…
12%
13 terms
World Geography South America
Brazil
Columbia
Ecuador
Bolivia
Brasilia
Bogota
Quito
Sucre and La Paz
Brazil
Brasilia
Columbia
Bogota
World geography, south and central america
Brazil, Brasilia
French guiana
Suriname, Paramaribo
Guyana, Georgetown
Brazil, Brasilia
French guiana
50 terms
world geography south america
andes mountain
Atacama desert
angel falls
amazon river
longest mountain chain in
driest desert in the world in north chile
highest waterfall in the world in Venezuela
largest river in the world in brazil
andes mountain
longest mountain chain in
Atacama desert
driest desert in the world in north chile
World Geography: Central America, the Caribbean, and South America
Central America is made up of 7 small…
Isthmus
How would you summarize Central Americ…
Caribbean islands
Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Ri…
A narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
Central America consists of a central chain of volcanic mount…
A large group of islands (archipelago) that divide the Atlant…
Central America is made up of 7 small…
Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Ri…
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
21 terms
World Geography Test: South America
Belize
Guatamala
Honduras
El Sabador
Belmopan
Guatamala
Tegucigalpu
San Salbador
Belize
Belmopan
Guatamala
Guatamala
TMS World Geography South America
Southern hemisphere
4th largest continent
Amazon Basin
Amazon River
Which Hemisphere is South America located in? The Northern, E…
Is South America the 1st largest continent, 2nd largest conti…
An area central of South America which is highly populated. I…
The _____ ____ Begins in the Andes Mountians and runs through…
Southern hemisphere
Which Hemisphere is South America located in? The Northern, E…
4th largest continent
Is South America the 1st largest continent, 2nd largest conti…
17 terms
South America: World Geography Notes
Venezuela
Colombia
Chile
Paraguay
Caracas
Bogota
Santiago
Asuncion
Venezuela
Caracas
Colombia
Bogota
9 terms
World Geography- Chapter 12: South America
Rivers in South America
Llanos
pampas
Atacama Desert
The Amazon, The Orinoco, The Parana
Large plain area in northeastern Columbia and Western Venezuela
Most densely populated region of Argentina ... Has fertile soil…
Driest region
Rivers in South America
The Amazon, The Orinoco, The Parana
Llanos
Large plain area in northeastern Columbia and Western Venezuela
15 terms
World Geography South America Test
worlds highest waterfall, which mount…
What is the dominant religion of South…
What unusual weather pattern may have…
The famous Incan sight
angel falls, devils mountain
Roman Catholic
El Nino- heavy rainfall
Machu Picchu
worlds highest waterfall, which mount…
angel falls, devils mountain
What is the dominant religion of South…
Roman Catholic
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World Geography A Unit 3 Chapter 3 South America
Elevation
Tropical
Amazon
Western
Which factor helps determine weather patterns across South Am…
Which type of climate is experienced in the northern countrie…
Which river can swell to over 30 miles during its annual floo…
South America is located entirely in which hemisphere?
Elevation
Which factor helps determine weather patterns across South Am…
Tropical
Which type of climate is experienced in the northern countrie…
World Geography Central and South America
Guatemala
El Salvador
Honduras
Nicaragua
Guatemala City
San Salvador
Tegucigalpa
Managua
Guatemala
Guatemala City
El Salvador
San Salvador
45 terms
World Geography - South America CBC
escarpment
Favelas
Sertao
Mullatoes
Steep cliff between two levels of different height
Slum communities
"Back woods" or poor land
Half African, half other
escarpment
Steep cliff between two levels of different height
Favelas
Slum communities
World Geography South and Central America
Matigonia
Titcaca
Angel Falls
Lake Maracaibo
a plateau area in south Argentina is
worlds highest navigable lake
worlds highest uninterrupted waterfall
(South America) regions largest lake
Matigonia
a plateau area in south Argentina is
Titcaca
worlds highest navigable lake
33 terms
ABeka World Geography South America (Political)
Venezuela
Venezuela
Venezuela
Colombia
Angel Falls is the world's highest waterfall
Caracas
Bogota
Venezuela
Angel Falls is the world's highest waterfall
Venezuela
Caracas
9 terms
current world: south america geography
where is south america?
what is south america bordered by?
what three regions is south america di…
mountains and high lands
all of the land south of Panama in the western hemisphere
the Atlantic Ocean on the east; the Pacific on the west; the…
mountains and high lands, river basins, and coastal plains
-andes is the worlds largest mountain system... -Andes stretch f…
where is south america?
all of the land south of Panama in the western hemisphere
what is south america bordered by?
the Atlantic Ocean on the east; the Pacific on the west; the…
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World geography South America vocab
Cordillera
Altiplano
Escarpment
Llanos
Parallel chains of ranges of mountains
Spanish for high plain region in Peru and Bolivia encircled b…
Steep cliff of slope between a higher and lower land surface
Fertile grasslands found in inland areas of Columbia and Vene…
Cordillera
Parallel chains of ranges of mountains
Altiplano
Spanish for high plain region in Peru and Bolivia encircled b…
13 terms
world geography chapter 13 South America
Mulatto
Bauxite
Ilanos
Cordilleras
People of mixed African and other ancestry.
Mineral used in making aluminum.
Means "plain" in spanish; tropical grasslands or savanna regi…
Parallel mountain ranges.
Mulatto
People of mixed African and other ancestry.
Bauxite
Mineral used in making aluminum.
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World Geography - Caribbean South America
Cordillera
Tributaries
Tepuis
Llanos
a mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges
smaller streams and rivers that flow into a main river
Flat topped formations... huge, block-shaped mountains
A treeless grassy plain that flood easily
Cordillera
a mountain system made up of roughly parallel ranges
Tributaries
smaller streams and rivers that flow into a main river
World Geography South America Capitols
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Buenos Aires
La Paz & Sucre
Brasília
Santiago
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Bolivia
La Paz & Sucre
13 terms
World geography South America vocab
Llanos
Gran chaco
Pampas
El Nino
Large plains area in northeastern Columbia and western Venezu…
Very flat plains between the Andes and Brazilian highlands
Wide fertile grasslands in southern South America
Ocean and weather patterns in which the southeastern Pacific…
Llanos
Large plains area in northeastern Columbia and western Venezu…
Gran chaco
Very flat plains between the Andes and Brazilian highlands
World Geography Central South America
Chile
Argentina
Uruguay
Brazil
Santiago
Buenos Aires
Montevideo
Brasilia
Chile
Santiago
Argentina
Buenos Aires
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