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South America
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'Lung of the World' the amazonian rainforest and other important mineral rich regions of South America are explained in this lesson.

Suraj Kumar Gupta is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Suraj Kumar Gupta
Faculty at Allen Career Institute Top Educator 2017 Certified production engineer from RCF Kapurthala & BALCO Korba, winner of competition

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thank you kirti
Kriti Bansal
a year ago
your most welcome Sir
Just one thing.... it is "Mt.Chimborazo"
best explanation of maps...thanku sir
Sir which is the longest river Amazon or Nile? In wiki it shows amazon length is more
Praveena reddy
8 months ago
longest is Nile and largest is Amazon
sir, what is the name of the dry shrub land in south america? 5.45
Thank you. But is that all one needs to remember in the map of South America?

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  3. SOUTH AMERICA ANASouth America N South America COLOMBIA FRENCH SURINAME GUIANA ECUADO 10 BRAZ I L PER Atiantic Ocean BOLIVIA 20 CHILE PARAGUAY Pacific Ocean 30% URU GUAY ARGENTINA 40 1000 mi FALKLAND ISLANDS 50 O 500 100O km 1 00" 80 60 40 20P

  4. PHYSIOGRAPHIC FEATURES Eastern region Western High lands Parana Paraguay region

  5. Guiana Highlands A. Mt. Cotopaxi Mt. Chimborazo Amazon river Basin Lake Titikaka Plateau of Borborema L. Poopo Plateau of Mato GrossoBrazilian Highlands

  6. CHARECTERSTIC FEATURES OF THESE Highland/plateau Guiana Highlands lmportance Craton, abundance of rain, tropical rainforest, gold, diamond and iron ore reserve. World's highest fall - Angel's fall on Caroni river Plateau of Mato Grosso Ancient erosional plateau, savannah, cattle raising, gold and diamond reserve Plateau of Borborema Semi-arid, deciduous-thorny scrub Brazilian highlands Lava plateau, Minas Garais region- iron and gold reserve


  8. RIVERS OF SOUTH AMERICA iaracab00 a po Bist a Colorado

  9. Cancas VENEZUEL orpt Atlantic Ocean UYAN COLOMBIA apur CU zon Amazon aho PERU Urugua BRAZIL Pacific Ocean BOLIVIA

  10. PETROLIUM RESERVES IN SOUTH AMERICA OrinOCCo river Lake Maracaibo Jupiter oil field Tupi Oil field