Is South America north or south of the US?
South America is south of the US. The US, part of North America, occupies part of the Earth's northern hemisphere, while South America takes up part of the Earth's southern hemisphere.
I don't know what the question is supposed to mean. The US is in North America (except for Hawaii, which is an island). Directly south of (most of) the US is Mexico, which is still in North America. South of North America is the rather unimaginatively named South America. South of that is Antarctica. So, if the question is "what continents lie directly south, albeit a long way south, of the US", then the answer…
You are getting North America confused with Northern America, which is a common mistake. Northern America is a subregion of the continent of North America. It includes Canada, the US, and sometimes Mexico. Central America is also a subregion of North America, sometimes mistakenly included in South America or as a separate continent. No Central American country connects South America to North(ern) America. Panama is connected to South America, but not to Northern America. Guatemala…
What would be the first South American nation one would enter if driving from North America to South America?
The western edge of south America is at approximately 80 degrees west what US cities are at 80 degrees west what does this tell you about position of south America relative to north America?
Because America is a continent there's North America, South America and, Central America. North America is made of Canada, the USA, and Mexico. Central America is From Guatemala to Panama, South America is from Colombia to Ecuador. The Americas were named by German Cartographer Martin Waldseemüller in 1507 after Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian explorer. Vespucci himself only explored parts of South America.