Geography and life in Latin America

By: Kira Jones

Major physical features of Latin America.


  • Andes Mountains
  • Amazon Rain forest


  • Amazon river
  • Atlantic ocean
  • Pacific ocean

  • Hot
  • Cold

How physical features influence where people live.

Certain places have more resources that others. Like, in Rio more people live there. Not a lot of people live near the Andes Mountains because there isn't a lot of resources.

How physical features affect economic activity.

In some places, fishing is a popular activity (places near the water). In the Andes Mountains, Livestock is raised.

Human-environment interaction

Deforestation is a huge problem in Latin America. The Amazon Rain forest is getting smaller and smaller! And animals are losing their homes!