this place is very arid and cold. It is home to penguins and looks similar to the moon or Mars
One of two countries in S. America that is completely landlocked. It touches Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Paraguay.
This country is in the middle of the Carribean Sea. It shares an Island with the Dominican Republic
the body of water that Forrest Gump shrimped in. It touches Mexico and USA
Gulf of Mexico
This country is the northern part of South America. It touches Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela
The USA helped build this. If it wasn't built the huge cargo ships would have to go around South America
The Andes Mountains are part of these mountains. They are older and look rounder and softer
Largest fresh water source on earth. It's tributaries span almost the entire continent of S. America
In terms of the geological timeline, these are young. They are this very jagged and sharp looking because they have not been eroded.
The largest body of water and it has the Ring of Fire underneath it.
This country is located in the Carribean Sea. We have trade embargo with them.
This country touches the USA. A body of water is named after it.
We gave this country the Panama Canal
The body of water below the Gulf of Mexico that is famous for its beautiful waters
The largest country in South America. It has a set of highlands named after it.
The Pacific Ocean is the _____ocean in the world.
This ocean touches N America, S America, Asia and Australia
The Pacific Ocean is a major component of _________________ trade
The currents of the Pacific ocean greatly affect the climates of the region. It brings ______ to some locations and ________ the moisture away from others.
This body of water borders the states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi. Louisiana and Texas. It also borders the northeastern coast of Mexico, north of the Yucatan Peninsula
Gulf of Mexico
The Gulf of Mexico is the ___________ to the Mississippi River, the Caribbean Sea and the Panama Canal
The gulf waters eventually move up the Gulf Stream and northeastward across the Atlantic bringing __________ and __________ to Europe
The ___________ may be best known for its "paradise" locations and beautiful islands which draws millions of tourists each year.
The Caribbean region has struggled ____________ because of lack of minerals and ___________ upon the traveling of Europeans, Asians and most of N. Americans
Major Caribbean island nations are Cuba, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Haiti and the American _________ Puerto Rico
In the Caribbean, the larger group of islands are called the Greater ______ and the smaller more southern groups are called the Lesser ____________
The Sierra Madre Mountains are actually a pair of ranges called the ____________and ____________ ranges
The Sierra Madre Mountains are a ______ mountain range in the north and a more rainforest-like climate in the south.
The Sierra Madre Mountains surround the city of ____________, Mexico and were home to the early _________ cultures of the region
A man-made physical feature that connects the Atlantic to the Pacific. Its construction was first attempted by the French but proved to be too costly in lives and money. It was later completed by the US
The Panama Canal is controlled by the _________ government.
Rugged, extreme and jagged mountains famed for their picturesque landscapes, barren stretches of land and challenging climbs
The Andes Mountains are a relatively __________ mountain range and were created by the collision of the ______ ________ and the South American Plate.
The region of __________ is know to be one fo the most extreme climate regions of the world.
The ___________ Desert borders the Pacific Ocean and stretches 600 miles along western Peru
The cool water current of the __________ __________ drives moisture northward from the southwestern location of South America to North America.
The Atacama desert is home to over 1 million people and a temporary home for _______.
The ________fresh water source on Earth, home to _________of species and some of the most remote areas on Earth.
The Amazon ___________ surrounds the Amazon River and is a vital resource to S. America.