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The high_of the Andes are some of the tallest in the world

altitude

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the_stretches along both sides of the river

basin

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The two nations signed a_two in the war between them

treaty

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The prime Meridian and 0°_

longitude

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Cancun is on a_with water on three sides

peninsula

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The rich_in the Amazon is in danger of disappearing

rain forest

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people who can speak to languages are_

bilingual

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_Student study the stars, planets, and space bodies

astronomy

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The equator is 0°_

latitude

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The desert_is always driving temperatures can vary

climate

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give an example of a Latin American country

Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Mexico

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give an example of a Latin American domesticated animal

dog, cow, horse, llama, alpaca

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give an example of a Latin American rain forest

The Amazon rain forest

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give an example of a Latin American latitude line

0° is the equator, the Tropic of Capricorn and cancer

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give an example of a Latin American climate

Hot, dry, tropical wet and dry

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logging, ranching, and slash and burn farming are? Important jobs in tierra del fuego, farming methods of the Incas, destroying the Amazon rain forest, or the main skills of the gauchos

destroying the Amazon rain forest

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each of these things moved into the Columbian exchange except? Foods, diseases, tobacco, or diamonds

diamonds

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Latin America has a different region from North America because?landforms in Latin America are found nowhere else on earth, the culture of Latin America is tied to Spain not England, geographers like to study Latin America as a separate land, or South Americans think it is different than the Caribbean

The culture of Latin America is tied to Spain not England

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language religion and social classes are just a few examples of? The effects of Spain and Portugal on the region, challenges faced by unstable democracies, ways Latin America is unlike any other region, or ideas passed down from the Inca and aztec

Ways Latin America is unlike any other region

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the_is located in the_part of Brazil. Rio parana… Eastern, Atlantic ocean… Western, rio ucayali… Southern, or Amazon River… Northern

Amazon River… Northern

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all of these are coastal cities except? belo horizonte, porto alegre, fortaleza, or sao luis

belo horizonte

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The pet the main reason the Panama Canal was built? Americans wanted to prove the building skills, to create an easier way to go from ocean to ocean, the creation of locks to move water up-and-down, or raising Sea levels to make shipping easier and faster

to create an easier way to go from Ocean to ocean

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they ship taking the Panama Canal now from the Caribbean will arrive at the? Atlantic Ocean, isthmus of Panama, Pacific ocean, or continental divide

Pacific ocean

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ithsmus that links North and South America

Central America

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includes the large islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico

greater Antilles

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made up of some 700 islands northwest of Cuba

Bahamas

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Island formed a volcano

Martinique

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Islands at begin as coral reefs

Cayman Islands

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climate found on the Caribbean coast

tropical humid

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unusual trees whose roots grow in salt water

Man Grove