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GEOG 1010: South America 2

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South America 2 Exam 2 Notes taken on: Monday, September 19 Concepts: -Regions of the Realm -Brazil -Physiography
Global Geography
Dr. Jim Norwood
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Date Created: 09/19/16
SouthAmerica2 9/19/16 10:01 AM • Regions of the Realm ○ North § Colombia § Venezuela § Guyana Suriname § § French Guiana ○ South § Argentina § Chile § Uruguay ○ West § Peru § Ecuador § Bolivia § Paraguay ○ Brazil • Northern end of the Andes is in Caracas, Venezuela, they don't stop in Colombia. ** • The North ○ Regional Character § Coastal locations § Early European plantation development § Forced migrations of African and Asian laborers ○ Colombia § 48.2 milllion people § Coffee, oil and coal are major exports § Cocaine- leading economic activity § Torn by internal violence § Bogotá and Medellin are key cities ○ Venezuela § 27.9 million people § Oil from Lake Maracaibo is chief resource § Caracas and Valencia are key cities ○ The Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) § Population less than 1.5 million § Ethnically diverse § Face environmental crisis • The West (Andean South America) ○ Regional Character § Amerindian populations § Subsistence agriculture Mountainous environments § § Poverty ○ Peru § 21.9 million people § Distinct regions: □ Coast □ Sierra (mountains) □ Oriente (east) § Lima- primate city § Economic activities □ Fishing □ Irrigated agriculture □ Sugar □ Cotton □ Rice □ Fruit □ Oil □ Minerals ○ Ecuador § 13.9 million people § Main exports: □ Oil □ Coffee □ Bananas □ Cacao § Guayaquil is the largest city and commercial center § Quito- capital and administrative city ○ Bolivia § 9.5 million people § Landlocked § Main export- tin and zinc ○ Paraguay § 6.5 million people § 85% Mestizo § A transitional st- strong links to the South • The South ○ Southern Cone § Mid-latitude feel § Strongly influenced by European immigrants § Original area of Mercosur/Mercosul ○ Argentina § 39.8 million people § 90% urbanized § Buenos Aires- a classic primate city § Exports □ Cereals □ Meats □ Vegetable oils ○ Chile § 16.8 million people § An elongatedstate of 4,000 kilometer(2,500 miles) and over 30°latitude § Great environmentalvariability § 87% of its people concentrated in tcentral Mediterranean area § Exports □ Copper □ Nitrates □ Fruit § Atacama Desert is located heethe driest place in the world** ○ Uruguay § 3.3 million people § Montevideo- classic primate city § Old buffer state § Exports □ Hides □ Meats □ Textiles • Brazil ○ South America's giant ○ Borders 9 out of 11 of South American states ○ World Rankings § Population Size - 5th § Territory Size- 5th § Economy-14th ○ Contains half of the continents land and people ○ A federal republicconsisting of 26 states and a federal district ○ Ethnic diversity - a mix of European, African and Amerindian peoples blending into Brazilian culture ○ Portuguese -speaking and dominantly Roman Catholic (with Protestant inroads) ○ Mineral Resources § Iron § Bauxite § Manganese § Oil § Gas A two class system? ○ § Per capital gross national income= $8, 230 § Largest income gap in the realm which has the largest in the world § Wealthiest 10% of the population □ Own 2/3 of the land □ Controls over 50% of the country's wealth • Regions of Brazil ○ Northeast § Sugar plantations § African culture § Drought prone ○ Southeast § Centered in São Paulo § Coffee production ○ South § Temperate zone § Crops □ Wheat □ Rice □ Soybeans ○ Central-West § Savanna □ Area of grassland between swamps and mountains □ Pampas grass ideal for cattle § Location offorward capital of Brasília ○ North § Amazon basin □ World's largest tropical rainforest


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