Latin America Region Project

By: Maddi O'chareon

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Brasilia, Brazil

Location

-absolute 15.7939 S 47.8828 W

-relative Southeastern part of Brazil


Features:


Physical

-Itiquira Falls

-Paranoa Lake

Human

-Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge

-Hamaraty Palace


Modifications/ Adaptions:


Modification

-Brasilia Digital TV Tower

Adaption

-Bridge at Iguaze Falls


Government/ Movement:


There is a very high crime rate, so guards are every where guarding homes and neighborhoods


Movement

-poor land

-crime rates


Regions:


1. Northeastern- four different climates

2. North- huge industrial concentration

3. Southeast- highest population center in Brazil

4. Center west- least populated area

Bogota, Colombia

Location

1.Absolute- 4.5981 N, 74.0758 W

2.Relative- Center of Colombia


Physical

-93 Park

- Bogota Botanica garden

Human

-Maloka Museum

-Gold Museum


Modification

-over 45 universities with a 9.7 unemployment rate

Adaption

-weather control


Depends on Government:

Normal 3 branches government


Movement

-lots of police help

-plenty of beaches


Regions

1. Caribbean- rivers and marshlands

2. Pacific- jungle and mangrove swamps

3. Anclean- most densely populated

4. Colombian Amazon- least populated area

San Jose, Costa Rica

Location:

1.Absolute- 9.6000 N, 83.9500 W

2. Relative- Center of Costa Rica


Physical

1. Arenal Volcano

2. Tortuguero National Park

Human

1. Museum of Contemporary Art Design

2. Museo de Cultura Popular


Modification

-Tax authorities in Colombia are interested in subscribing APAs with taxpayers

Adaption

-Making battery powered busses rather than fuel powered


Government

-Latin America's oldest and most stable democracy


Movement

1. low costs of living

2. losts of privacy


Regions

1. Pacific Coast- most expensive and rugged

2. Caribbean Coast- vast flat land with rain forests

3. The Central Valley- hilly, mild and springlike weather year round

4. Guanacaste- biggest tourist area

Mexico City, Mexico

Location

1. Absolute- 19.4333 N, 99.1333 W

2. Relative- Lower Mexico

Physical

1. Tepeyac

2. Chapultepec

Human

1. National Anthropology Museum

2. Acuario Inbursa


Modification

1. fighting against government for GMO free food

Adaption

1. 12 largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world


Government

- Government and World Bank have a consistent and long-standing partnership in climate change mitigation and adaption


Movement

1. warm weather

2. mic of centuries-old traditions and contemporary lifestyles


Regions

1. The Bajio- traditional historical

2. Central Mexico- center around capital

3. Pacific Coast- tropical beaches

4. Yucatan Peninsula- jungle