Geography and life in latin america

Latin america

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landforms

-There are the Andes mountains are in south america, Chile


-There coastal deserts along the west side of Latin america


-coastal planes along the east side of Latin america

Bodies of water

-amazon river is located in Brazil


-pacific ocean is along the west side of Latin america


-Atlantic ocean is along the east side of Latin america

Climate

-cold in very high climates


-hotter in lower climates

Cites

People live in Brazil,Salvador a population of 3.9 million,because there is water and a lots of lumber there,and also very fertile soil there. People live in Venezuela,Caracas a population of 3,010,000, for there natural gases and the ocean/water.

Deforestation

Deforestation is when trees/forest are cut down in the masses. Deforestation is a issue in Latin america because it happens to much, in 2007 about 20% of the amazon rain forest was cut down. Fires, agriculture,and illegal logging is to common. Fires need to be more controlled and less wild. Illegal logging and mass agriculture needs to stop.over 2.7 million square miles have been lost from the Amazon rain forest