Tropic of ________ runs through South America.
Within the_______ the direct rays of the Sun are directly overhead some time during the year.
__________ is a region of dense forests, large amounts of rainfall, and year-round temperatures.
As altitude_________ the temperature ___________.
List the four things that determine the type of climate that will be found in South America.
ocean current, latitude, altitude, prevailing winds
The vegetation is usually grass and the largest area of this climate is found in Argentina in the Patagonia area
rainfall amounts are often 90 inches or more a year
Found in Chile and lumbering is important in this climate
This climate is found in Pampas region of Argentina
found in Central Valley of Chile. The vegetation is often small, gnarled trees and shrubs with some grasses.
less than 10 inches of rain a year and very little vegetation
Mostly in Brazil and the vegetation is largely grass, with trees in wetter areas
Tropical Wet and Dry (Savanna)
What is the region between 23 1/2 * N and 23 1/2* S known as?
__________ is an occurrence that upsets weather patterns around the world.
The part of the earth that is north of the equator is in the ____________ Hemisphere.
The part of the earth that is south of the equator is in the ____________ Hemisphere.
The _____________ is one of the driest deserts in the world.