Chile Bolivia

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Chile Bolivia

  1. 1. Bolivia South America’s poorest country. A wide variety of landforms, from rainforests to high plains.
  2. 2. Altiplano Meaning “High Plain” in Spanish, one of the highest plateau areas in the world. How does this affect the climate?
  3. 3. Puno, Peru, is one of larger cities of the Altiplano.
  4. 4. Road of Death
  5. 8. Most Bolivians live in the remote altiplano, and are either Native American or Mestizo.
  6. 9. Why have Bolivians been able to maintain their traditional lifestyles?
  7. 10. La Paz - The world’s highest capital city.
  8. 11. Although Bolivia is rich in resources, the average Bolivian makes less than $3,000/year. Why?
  9. 12. Chile One of South America’s most developed nations. Most of Chile is mountainous. Which mountains?
  10. 13. Atacama The driest place on earth.
  11. 14. Moon Valley . What two factors make the Atacama so dry?
  12. 15. Parinacota Volcano in northern Chile Volcanoes are found throughout Chile. Why?
  13. 16. Mining - provides the backbone of Chile’s economy. Chile is responsible for over a third of world's copper production Why is copper important?
  14. 17. Elqui Valley in north-central Chile. Conguillo National Park in south-central Chile. Agriculture Only 9% of Chile’s land is arable . What does this mean?
  15. 18. What are signs of development here?

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