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the fourth largest continent is
South America
the major mountain range in South America is
Andes Mountains
most of South America is located in the
Torrid Zone
the Strait of Magellan separates the South American mainland from the islands of
Tierra del Fuego
world's largest tropical rainforest is found in
the Amazon River Basin
largest South American river is the
Amazon
South America's largest lake
Lake Maracaibo
highest navigable lake in the world is Lake
Titicaca
one of the driest regions in the world is
Atacama
fertile grasslands extending across Argentina are
Pampas
most famous early Wouth American Indian Civilization
Inca
Spain and who clained land in South America
Portugal
largest city in South America
Sao Paulo, Brazil
major religion of South America
Roman Catholicism
missionary to the Quechuas and the Aucas of Ecuador
Jim Elliot
one of the first Protestant missionaries to South America
James Thompson
most famous patriot in Wouth America's stuggle for independence
Simon Bolivar
forst European to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific
Ferdinand Magellan
first man to realize that the Americas were a "New World"
Amerigo Vespucci
the country with the most Indians
Peru
language of the Incas
Quechua
Wcuador is Spanish for
equator
capital of Qcuador is
Quito
the landlocked South American Country with two capital cities
Bolivia
produces the world's finest coffee
Colombia
known for its production of petroleum and natural gas
Venezuela
the one South American country still ruled by a European country
French Guiana
when Dutch Guiana became independent, it changed its name to
Suriname
has a larger population than all other South American countries combined
Brazil
South American country that produces alot of wheat
Argentina
Chile is the world's largest producer of
copper
the poorest country in south America
Paraguay
capital and largest city if Uruguay is
Montevideo