An advertisement (Conde Nast Traveler) from 2007. When scale is not shown on a map – beware! On this map, Peru has clipped off Alaska so as not to show the Pacific Ocean at scale. The Japanese are wealthy enough to be world tourists (and they have historical connections with Peru). Their trip across the Pacific to Peru seems only as long as Europeans’ trip across the Atlantic.
Amazon, Anacondas and Macaws
A breadbasket, similar to American Midwest with Wheat and Livestock.
CVC disease limits production
No longer a “growing problem”
A recently constructed section of the controversial US-Mexico border fence expansion project crosses previously pristine desert sands at sunrise on March 14, 2009 between Yuma, Arizona and Calexico, California. The new barrier between the US and Mexico stands 15 feet tall and sits on top of the sand so it can lifted by a machine and repositioned whenever the migrating desert dunes begin to bury it. The almost seven miles of floating fence cost about $6 million per mile to build.
Andes and Latin America
Latin AmericaInter-related Physical and Human Geographies http://geographyeducation.org/regional/south-america/
The Caribbean… A carnival of abundance The Carribean…“Races of all continents have miscegenated there, cultures andcustoms most foreign to each other have syncretized, nature hasexploited into myriads of forms, and the constant feast of colorand sounds has goaded the formal carnival to paroxysm…” Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian novelist