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Geography – South America

Posted on: December 17, 2015

Map_South_America

southamerica
Population: 387,489,196 (Source: 2010 United Nations)

Area: 17,845,018 square kms

Ranking: It is the fourth largest and fifth most populous continent

Major Biomes: rainforest, savanna, grassland

Major cities:

  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Brasilia, Brazil
  • Lima, Peru
  • Bogota, Colombia
  • Caracas, Venezuela
  • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Medellin, Colombia

Bordering Bodies of Water: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea

Major Rivers and Lakes: Amazon River, Parana River, Orinoco River, Tocantins River, Strait of Magellan, Lake Titicaca, Lake Maracaibo

Major Geographical Features: Andes Mountains, Amazon Basin and Rainforest, Brazilian Highlands, Pampas plain, Patagonia, Guiana Highlands, Pantanal wetlands

Countries of South America:

Map Coloring Activity: Color the countries in South America in the map provided below

southamerica-coloring-map

Lastly, the map quiz game: http://online.seterra.net/en/vgp/3016

southamerica-quiz

Source: http://www.ducksters.com/geography/southamerica.php

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