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basin
low area surrounded by higher land
selva
tropical rain forest in brazil
escarpment
steep cliff between higher and lower land
favela
slum area
deforestation
widespread cutting of forest
republic
nation with strong national governemnt headed by elected leaders
pampas
vast treeless, grass-covered plains of south afica
estancia
huge ranch
gaucho
cowhand
hydroelectric power
electricity generated by flowing water
llanos
grassy plains
altitude
height above sea level
caudillo
military ruler