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Latin American Geography 1

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Latin American Geography 1

  1. 1. The Geography of Latin America By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
  2. 2. Regions of “ Latin America ” Central America The Caribbean South America
  3. 3. Cities Mexico City Havanna Port-au-Prince Panama City Santiago Lima Buenos Aires Brasilia Rio De Janiero Caracas Bogota
  4. 4. Topography
  5. 5. Satellite Image of Latin America
  6. 6. Topography of Latin America
  7. 8. Bodies of Water Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean Gulf of Mexico Caribbean Sea Amazon R. Orinoco R. Uruguay R. Magdalena R. Sao Francisco R. Lake Titicaca Lake Maracaibo Rio de La Plata Parana R.
  8. 9. Mountains and Peaks Andes Mts. Sierra Madres Mts. Guiana Highlands Brazilian Highlands Patagonian Plateau
  9. 10. Andes Mountains (Peru)
  10. 11. The Eastern Flank of the Andes
  11. 12. Llamas in the Andes
  12. 13. The Sierra Madres, Mexico
  13. 14. Guianan Highlands, Venezuela
  14. 15. Brazilian Highlands
  15. 16. Patagonian Region (Chile)
  16. 17. Valleys Plains and Basins Amazon Basin Pampas Mato Grosso Gran Chaco Llanos
  17. 18. Amazon Rain Forest
  18. 19. Mato Grosso
  19. 20. Orinoco Lowlands, the Llanos
  20. 21. Cattle Ranching on the Pampas
  21. 22. Gauchos of the Pampas , Argentina
  22. 23. Deserts Atacama Desert
  23. 24. Atacama Desert
  24. 25. Others Falkland Islands Cape Horn Panama Canal
  25. 26. The Falkland Islands or Islas Malvinas
  26. 27. Cape Horn
  27. 28. The Panama Canal
  28. 29. Going Through the Panama Canal
  29. 30. Completed Map Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean Gulf of Mexico Caribbean Sea Amazon R. Orinoco R. Uruguay R. Magdalena R. Lake Titicaca Lake Maracaibo Rio de La Plata Parana R. Andes Mts. Sierra Madres Mts. Guiana Highlands Brazilian Highlands Patagonian Plateau Amazon Basin Pampas Mato Grosso Gran Chaco Llanos Atacama Desert Mexico City Havanna Port-au-Prince Panama City Santiago Lima Buenos Aires Brasilia Rio De Janiero Caracas Bogota Falkland Islands Cape Horn Panama Canal
  30. 31. Earthquake Zones
  31. 32. Active Volcanoes
  32. 33. Climate
  33. 34. The Tropical Hemisphere
  34. 35. Latin American Climatic Zones
  35. 36. Very Varied Climate Zones
  36. 37. Precipitation
  37. 38. Temperatures
  38. 39. Elevation
  39. 40. Altitudinal Zonation: Vertical Climate
  40. 41. Vegetation
  41. 42. Amazon Rain Forest
  42. 43. On the Ground Floor of the Rain Forest
  43. 44. Three-Tiered Vegetation
  44. 45. Three-Tiered Canopy
  45. 46. Native Indians of the Amazon
  46. 47. Jungle Fauna
  47. 48. Minerals of the Amazon Region Diamonds Amethyst Quartz Bauxite
  48. 49. Deforestation in the Amazon
  49. 50. Original Forest Cover Future Forest Cover Current Forest Cover
  50. 51. Agriculture and Fishing
  51. 52. Banana Plantation
  52. 53. Harvesting Sugar Cane
  53. 54. Growing Coffee
  54. 55. Rubber Industry
  55. 56. Other Resources
  56. 57. Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico
  57. 58. Eco-Tourism
  58. 59. Drug Trafficking Routes
  59. 60. Demographics
  60. 61. Population and Projections
  61. 62. Latin America’s Population Distribution
  62. 63. Sao Paolo, Brazil
  63. 64. Overcrowding in Sao Paolo, Brazil
  64. 65. Squatter Settlements in Major Latin American Cities
  65. 66. Adios!

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