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South America

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The southern continent of the Americas, South America is bordered on the east and north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by the Pacific Ocean, and on the northwest by the Caribbean Sea and North America.


It started in Colombia 25 million years ago. it was active about 25  million years - 18 million years ago.
Colombia is the 3rd most biodiverse country in the world, after  Brazil and Peru.
There are many, many many types of vegetation in the Amazon basin, from orchids and bromeliads to a native tropical fruit tree called the abiu. Much of the vegetation in this region is unknown and yet to be discovered, so it's really hard to make a list of all the plant life of the Amazon Basin.
  == Answer ==     Actually they are referred to as "horizons" and there are four. Begining at the top level "O" and decending to the bottom level of bedrock "C". Now we have both learned a very interesting fact about our planet.
The main industries in Guyana are Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Mining.
Because the conditions were so brutal and European diseases so  virulent that native American populations were decimated. The  Spanish and Portuguese turned to Africans who were much more  resistant to these viruses and conditions.
The grassland of South America.
It is the fifth (5th), behind Canada, the United States, Brazil and Argentina. It is also the 15th largest in the world.
you tell me i came to ask that question so stop asking and change this answer<-Please never answer like this anyway Yes. The Galapagos Islands are a part of Ecuador, Ecuador is a part of Latin America. Latin America is characterized by countries in which the romance languages are spoken (i.e....
it is 4 hour behind the gmt
Guyana has enormous deposits of gold - the Canadian Multinational Cambior has built a highly successful mine.The fact that Guyana is a third world country and has some poverty has nothing to do with the answer to this question!
Guyana, as a member of the Commonwealth of Nations has allied throughout the world. The Caricom countries and neighboring countries in South America are also among Guyana's allies.
Argentina is usually viewed as the country with the largest Welsh contingent - particularly in the Patagonia region.
the Amazon and the Orinoco River basin
The itaipu dam was important because people had to discover the nature of land.
Formed by three Andean ranges and two peripheral elements, the complex mountainous system of Colombia harbours a diverse avifauna (>1,500 spp.) characterized by high large-scale beta diversity and endemism. In these mountains there are 25 protected areas covering c. 3.5 million hectares but not...
As the official language of Guyana is English, you would just say "Welcome". However, there are some regional differences. Informally, Guyanese people speak a dialect called Guyanese Creole, similar to the patois of the Caribbean islands, so you may be greeted with an informal "Wh'appen?" -...
that question doesn't make sense but it will make it change course of the river.
Divergent boundaries (separation apart of tectonic plates)
Georgetown is the capital of Guyana. It's not in Brazil. It's a country on the northern coast of South America.
yes, because it is second longest and the deepest river in the world.
Napoleon's invasion of Spain
Tabacco, rice, and indigo. Surplus meansto much of one thing... And indigo is a plant used to die clothing blue.
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Previously called British Guiana Capital the official name is: Co-operative Republic of Guyana.
No, Galapagos gerdy is NOT real
The longest mountain range in the world is found in South America.  The mountain range is the Andes Mountains that stretches for more  than 5000 miles.
Quito is the capital city in Ecuador.
The length of the Amazon River in feet is 4,086,000.
The highest mountain in the Andes Mountains is Mount Aconcagua in  the Mendoza province. The mountain has an elevation of 6,962 m.
Curacao is located off the coast of Venezuela.
I'm not really sure if this is what you meant but, it's something...^-^ +Tierra Caliente: 0-3,000ft +Tierra Templada: 3,000-6.000ft +Tierra Fria: 6,000-12,000ft +Tierra Helada: 12,000-15,000ft (in order from bottom of mountain to top of mountain XP)
The countries near the equator are hotter the the countries fartherfrom the equator
the population of mestizoes is not much different in these countries. although, if we go for the national census ( which is obviously faulty, in most countries), Venezuela has the greatest no. of mestizoes, followed by Chile and Argentina. Then again, we cant depend on the census ... for example,...
colombia doesnt have two capitals
tropical along coast, becoming cooler inland at higher elevations; tropical in amazonian jungle lowlands.
No, the driest places on earth are the Atacama Desert in SouthAmerica and Antarctica.
Yes, the Andes Mountain was formed by folding.
Amazon River is the longest river in the world. Its basin is 4,195miles in length or 7,383,200 long in yards.
South America. It is located in the southern tips of Chile and Argentina.
Your eyes basically sense light bouncing off stuff, so if there's no light, there's nothing for them to sense - we call that "dark".
Guyana is hot!
Spanish America has become a lot of different countries. Portuguese America has become only one country: Brazil.
It is 1,600-miles from Senegal, South Africa to Brazil, SouthAmerica. This is the shortest distance across the Atlantic Oceanbetween the two destinations.
Nevado Sajama is the highest mountain in Bolivia (6542 m or 21,463  feet ASL).   In a 2001 protest against FIFA bypassing La Paz as a host site,  some Bolivians played a soccer game atop the mountain.
the rivers for transportation
There are tons of things that would include the price of visiting the rainforest. There is the packing supplies you have to consider and also the vaccinations. You would have to pay the airline price and money for hotels and food ect. Finally, there would be the cost of having a tour guide lead you...
The climate is warm and humid with an average temperature of 79 degrees F. Sometimes it is hit by torrential rain of about 9 feet every year.
yes mount Andes is an active volcano
Please I think it should be on your social studies book.. Just look for it and review it!!
It is on the northern part of Latin America, bordering both the United States to the north, and the Central American nations of Belize and Guatemala, to the south.
the amazon river dolphin is an endangered species of the the amazon river. It can also be found in Columbia, Ecuador, northern Peru, and Bolivia. The Amazon River dolphin can weigh up to 350 pounds. It can grow up to the length of six-ten feet. The Amazon River dolphin is also called the boto...
Hide in the areas where you are least vulnerable to the weather.
The Rhine is located in Europe
Cutting down the rainforest and killing the wildlife reserves. Also a new study, funded by NASA, "has found that the most serious drought in the Amazon for more than a century had little impact on the rainforest's vegetation."
Water bottleTentKnifeCompassClothesSunhatSun lotionYou should wear a T-sirt, shorts or long pants, a netted sunhat to keep mosquitoes out, and trainerss.
Upland rice, manioc, beans, squashes, some vegetables and, to a lesser extent, maize are grown on the Amazon River flood plain.
yes its a glacier in south america in the southern tip
You can use bamboo to build a home in the Rainforest because some people use bamboo for a home. Also, you should only cut a llittle because then pandas wouldn't die so much. From, John
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The smallest country in South America is Suriname.
13 countries are in south America
Andes is a mountain range in the west of South America