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The earth and its inhabitants, South America

The earth and its inhabitants, South America

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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South America -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Élisée Reclus ; edited by A.H. Keane.
    ContributionsKeane, A. H. 1833-1912.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7 microfiches (318 fr.)
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19931221M
    ISBN 100665402066

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    South America’s story is as varied as its geography of soaring mountains, scorching deserts, and lush rainforests. In Ecuador alone, there kinds of plants, 1, species of birds, 4, different butterflies, and mammals!/5(2). South America is Earth’s fourth largest continent. It stretches from just above the equator down to the Antarctic. It is connected to North America by land. The Amazon River runs through South America and is surrounded by the world’s largest rain forest.

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The Americas (also collectively called America) comprise the totality of the continents of North and South America. Together, they make up most of the land in Earth's Western Hemisphere and comprise the New World.

Along with their associated islands, they cover 8% of Earth's total surface area and % of its land area. The topography is dominated by the American Cordillera, a long chain of. Desert locusts are the most ravenous of the species and at their worst could cover 20% of land on earth and potentially jeopardize 10% of the world’s livelihood, as a locust swarm of just more.

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The earth and its inhabitants, South America [electronic resource] / By Élisée Reclus and A. (Augustus Henry) Keane. Abstract. of a CIHM set.

For individual microfiches in this set see CIHM microfiche nos. "Vol. The Andes regions.""Illustrated by numerous engravings and maps."Includes index. The history of South America is the study of the past, particularly the written record, oral histories, and traditions, passed down from generation to generation on the continent of South America has a history that has a wide range of human cultures and forms of civilization.

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