South America Physical Features

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Latin American
Physical Features
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Central America or South America?
Rio Grande
Andes Mountains
Orinoco River
Amazon River
Yucatan Peninsula
Lake Titicaca
Atacama Desert
Rio de la Plata
Isthmus of Panama
Tierra Del Fuego
Most of the Rio Grande River is not
navigable due to its shallow, winding
path through steep canyons.
Central America
Or
South America
The world’s longest contiguous mountain range, the Andes
Mountains.
Central America or South America
The Amazon River is the world’s
second longest river.
Central America or South America
The Yucatan Peninsula separates the Gulf of Mexico from
the Caribbean Sea. Tourists love it here!
Central America
Or
South America
The Orinoco River, source of
hydroelectric power.
Central America or South America
Lake Titicaca is located in the Andes Mts. The lake’s
islands are the legendary birthplace of the Inca. You can
still find ruins there!
Central America
Or
South America
The Atacama Desert is located in northern
Chile.
Central America or South America
Rio de la Plata is an estuary formed by
the Uruguay River and the Parana
River.
Central America or South America
Tierra del Fuego means Land of
Fire.
Central America
or
South America
The Isthmus of Panama is a narrow strip of land
about 40 miles wide. The Panama Canal is here.
Central America or South America
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