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South America is the ___
largest continent
4th
World's largest tropical rainforest
Amazon River Basin
rolling grasslands
Argentina and Venezuela
One of the driest places in the world
Alacan Desert
Snow capped mountains and active volcanoes
Andes Mountains
___________on west coast are difficult to cross, but their rich soil has drawn farmers to the region
Andes Mountains
__________if siytgerb reguib are good for raising cattle
Panlps
worlds largest tropical rain forest is located
Amazon River Basin
_____ provide transportaion, food and electricity
Rivers
_run 5500 miles along eh western coast of SA Some places they rise to heights of more than 20,000 feet
Andes Mountains
the _ carries more water than any other river in the world. It contains -% of all the fresh river water in world
Amazon River
The----is the 2nd largest river in the world. it runs 4000 miles from --- across -- into the --- ocean
Amazon River
Atlantic
The best natural harbor in SA is
Rio de Janerio
the four groups of islands that are part of SA
tierra del Fuego Island
Juan Ferndo Islands
Falkland Island
Galagagos Island
SA hottest weather are found in Argentina's______
Tbe teemp reaches _____
Guan Chaco
110
The equator passes through these countries(3)
Ecuador, Colombia Brazil
Highest place in SA
Aconcagua (Argentina) 22,831 feet
Lowest place
Vadas Peninsula (Argentina)
4 countries that have the most developed economics are
Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
Venezuela
7 valuable export crops
bananas, beef coffee grains soybeans sugar wool
Some farmers grow___ which are both illegal the value of these exports are higher than any other crops
Mariuana or cocoa(for cocaine)
Approx 1/4 of the worlds coffee comes from________
________is another SA country that makes alot of coffee
Brazil
Colombia
____and _are SA's leading trade partners
North America and Europe
Andes
AMazon River
Pampas
tropical wet-rain forest
Tropical wet & dry -temperate
humid subtrop grasslands arid
Med.
The natural resources
ANdes
Amazon
Pampas
Minerals
Oil
Fish