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  1. Grab Bag Climate Places Definitions Land Forms 1pt 1 pt 1 pt 1pt 1 pt 2 pt 2 pt 2pt 2pt 2 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 4 pt 4 pt 4pt 4 pt 4pt 5pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt

  2. South America’s largest river system is the _______________ system.

  3. Amazon River

  4. Why are the different groups of people in Latin America separated from one another?

  5. The tall mountains and tropical forests make travel difficult.

  6. What is one of Latin America’s most abundant and valuable natural resources?

  7. trees

  8. This is the reason most of Latin America’s natural resources remain undeveloped.

  9. They are too difficult to reach

  10. What causes the deaths of many land animals?

  11. The massive development in the Amazon region.

  12. What is a dense tropical forests called?

  13. A rain forest.

  14. The tierra caliente climate zone is known for its ___________ climate.

  15. hot

  16. Where is the largest rain forest in Latin America?

  17. The Amazon River Valley.

  18. What climate zone in Latin America is more heavily populated?

  19. The tierra templada

  20. What means “hot land”, hot all year?

  21. tierra caliente

  22. Latin America gets its name from the language of ancient __________.

  23. Rome

  24. Latin America consists of land in Central America, South America, the Caribbean Islands, and what other country?

  25. Mexico

  26. Mexico and Venezuela have abundant supplies of what natural resource?

  27. petroleum

  28. Describe the conditions of the Chaco.

  29. harsh and thorny

  30. Maximum number of years a President can serve. Daily rain in some areas of Latin American areas washes away nutrients in the soil making it bad for what?

  31. What is 10 years? farming

  32. The land drained by a major river and its tributaries is called what?

  33. a river system

  34. What landform is more than 4,000 miles long? They are the longest mountain chain in the world. The mountains contain many volcanoes.

  35. The Andes Mountains

  36. What is the high, cold, flat area between two mountain ranges in Bolivia and Peru?

  37. The altiplano

  38. What means “cold land”, made up of land 6,000 feet and higher in elevation?

  39. tierra fria

  40. Where is the driest place in the world?

  41. The Atacama Desert of Chile

  42. What is another word for an island group?

  43. archipelago

  44. What are the two landforms that dominate Latin America?

  45. mountains and valleys

  46. The three main archipelagos of the West Indies are the Lesser Antilles, the Greater Antilles, and the ________

  47. Bahamas

  48. What is the plain located in southern Latin America and has green grasses with fertile soil?

  49. The Pampas

  50. The ash from erupting volcanoes in Latin America tends to make the nearby land _________.