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1 South America The Continent Series VMS Library 2008-2009
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2   Satellite View
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3 Longitude / Latitude
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4 Unique Features ▄ Columbia supplies 90% of the world production of Emeralds► ▄ Driest place on earth is the Atacama Desert in Argentina ▄ Venezuela has the highest uninterrupted water fall, Angel Falls at 3211 feet
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5 South America’s Size
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6 Bodies of Water
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7 Amazon River 4,300 miles long Flows through 6 countries No bridges cross it Satellite View
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8 Climate
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9 Deserts Atacama Desert is the worlds’ driest Patagonian Desert►
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10 Pampas - Grassland ▄ Just below Buenos Aires ▄ Average temperature is 18°c ▄ Dry season is summer (December) ◄Ombu is tree like plant
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11 D e c i d u o u s Forest ▄ Southern Chile ▄ Middle East coast of Paraguay ▄ Four distinct seasons
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Unformatted text preview: Fall ▼ Winter ▼ Summer ▼ 12 Rain forest Half of the rain forest in the world is in the Amazon region 13 Rain forest ◄ Blue Poison Dart Frog ◄ Blue / Gold Macaw 14 Savannah ▄ The area between a rain forest and desert. ▄ 2.5 million sq kilometers {1/4 the size of Canada} 15 Alpine Mountains . Andes stretch 4,000 miles from the north to the south, thus making it the longest mountain range in the world. In Chile, it rises to over 20,000 feet. 16 Animals Jaguar Piranha Anaconda ▄ 12-15 years ▄ NA ▄ 15-30 years ▄ 100-250 pounds ▄ NA ▄ up to 300 pounds Vampire Bat Galapagos Tortoise Alpaca ▄ 9 years ▄ 100 years ▄ 24 years ▄ 2 ounces ▄ 450 pounds ▄ 130 pounds...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course GEO 2200 taught by Professor Wolf during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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