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Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
• South America is the fourth largest
continent.
• It is connected to North America by a thin
strip of land.
• It covers almost 7 million square miles.
• It lies mostly in the southern hemisphere.
• There are over 350 million people in
South America.
• Most people live in the country of Brazil.
• The largest city is Sao Paulo, Brazil.
– Over 18 million people live in Sao Paulo.
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d t o s e e th i s p i c t u re .
• South America is made
up of 12 countries and
3 territories.
• The largest country is
Brazil.
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T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d t o s e e t h i s p i c tu re .
– It covers almost half the
continent and is almost
as large as the United
States.
• The smallest country is
• Suriname.
– It is along the northern
coast of South America.
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p r e s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a r e n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u r e .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d t o s e e t h i s p i c tu re .
• South America has
deserts, mountains,
rain forest, dry plains
and many rivers.
• It has some of the
wettest AND driest
areas in the world.
• The Andes Mountains
stretch along the west
coast of South
America.They are the
world’s longest
mountain range.
• Many rivers empty into
the world’s largest
river. It is the Amazon
River.
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
The Amazon River runs through the Amazon rain
forest. It is the largest tropical rain forest in the
world. It rains there nearly everyday!
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TI FF ( Un c o m p r e s s e d ) d e c o m p r e s s o r
a r e n e e d e d t o s e e t h is p ic t u r e .
• The Atacama Desert is the driest place in South
America. Almost no rain falls there. It may rain
only 3 times in 100 years!
• Wide grasslands
cover much of South
America. These
grasslands are
called the pampas.
• Angel Falls is the
world’s highest
waterfall. It is in the
country of
Venezuela.The
waterfall is more
than 3,000 feet
high!
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
• Machu Picchu is an old city in the Andes
Mountains in the country of Peru.
• It was built by people called the Incas.
• It is called "The Lost City of the Incas.”
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
piranha
jaguar
anaconda
capybara
capybara
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d t o s e e t h i s p i c tu re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
capuchin
llama
tapir
Howler monkey
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d t o s e e t h i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d t o s e e t h i s p i c tu re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (U n c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d to s e e th i s p i c t u re .
Qu i c k T i m e ™ a n d a
T I F F (Un c o m p re s s e d ) d e c o m p re s s o r
a re n e e d e d t o s e e t h i s p i c tu re .
toucan
Green anole
tern
Green-eyed-tree frog

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