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  • 1ESO IES Camilo Jos Cela Teacher: Roco Bautista
  • Located between the _______, ________ & _______ Oceans. Separated from Asia by the _________ Strait. __nd largest continent. Divided into two masses of land: North America South America Central America is in-between them.
  • It is divided into 3 areas: THE WEST: has a long range of young mountains that goes from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego: N. America: _________ Mountains. S. America: ________ ___________ = HIGHEST PEAK OF AMERICA!!! THE EAST ____ plateaus & massifs (ej: Appalachians, Brazilian Plateau...). BETWEEN BOTH MOUNTAINOUS AREAS large _________ (ej: Central Plain, Amazon basin)
  • COASTS IN NORTH & CENTRAL AMERICA very ____________. Many... ____________ (Alaska, Baja California, Florida) _______ (California, Mexico) ________ (Greenland, Cuba) COASTS IN SOUTH AMERICA are ____________ (more regular).
  • RIVERS: are _____ & __________. Most flow into the ___________ Ocean. Rivers that flow into the Arctic Ocean (Mackenzie) frozen during the winter. Rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean (San Lorenzo, Mississippi, Orinoco, Amazon). ________ river most plentiful in the world. Rivers that flow into the Pacific Ocean (Colorado). LAKES: In N.America there are ______ lakes, the most important are the _______ ______. In S.America Lake __________ is the highest navigable lake in the world.
  • Colorado Plateau Colorado Plateau
  • Colorado Plateau
  • Mt. Aconcagua Colorado Plateau
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Amazon basin
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Alaskan Pen. Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen.
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of St. Lawrence Gulf of California Whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of California Gulf of St. Lawrence Cape Horn Cape Canaveral
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of California Gulf of St. Lawrence Cape Horn Malvinas Tierra del Fuego
  • Bahamas Nuuk (Greenland)
  • Tierra del Fuego. Glacier Perito Moreno & the city of Ushuaia
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of California Gulf of St. Lawrence Cape Horn Malvinas Tierra del Fuego Strait of Magellan Panama Canal
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of California Gulf of St. Lawrence Cape Horn Malvinas Tierra del Fuego Strait of Magellan Panama Canal PACIFICOCEAN PACIFICOCEAN ATLANTICOCEAN A T L A N T I C O C E A N A R C T I C O C E A N
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of California Gulf of St. Lawrence Cape Horn Malvinas Tierra del Fuego Strait of Magellan Panama Canal PACIFICOCEAN PACIFICOCEAN ATLANTICOCEAN A T L A N T I C O C E A N A R C T I C O C E A N Caribbean Sea Caribbean Sea Labrador Sea
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of California Gulf of St. Lawrence Cape Horn Malvinas Tierra del Fuego Strait of Magellan Panama Canal PACIFICOCEAN PACIFICOCEAN ATLANTICOCEAN A T L A N T I C O C E A N A R C T I C O C E A N Caribbean Sea Caribbean Sea Labrador Sea
  • Great Canyon in the Colorado river
  • Ro de la Plata estuary
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of California Gulf of St. Lawrence Cape Horn Malvinas Tierra del Fuego Strait of Magellan Panama Canal PACIFICOCEAN PACIFICOCEAN ATLANTICOCEAN A T L A N T I C O C E A N A R C T I C O C E A N Caribbean Sea Caribbean Sea Labrador Sea Lake Titicaca Lake Nicaragua 1) L. Superior 2) L. Michigan 3) L. Huron 4) L. Erie 5) L. Ontario
  • Mt. Aconagua Colorado Plateau PLAINS A M A Z O N B A S I N Sonoran Desert Atacama Desert Baja California Pen. Florida Pen. Labrador Pen. Alaskan Pen. Gulf of California Gulf of St. Lawrence Cape Horn Malvinas Tierra del Fuego Strait of Magellan Panama Canal PACIFICOCEAN PACIFICOCEAN ATLANTICOCEAN A T L A N T I C O C E A N A R C T I C O C E A N Caribbean Sea Caribbean Sea Labrador Sea Lake Titicaca Lake Nicaragua Great Bear Lake Niagara Falls 1) L. Superior 2) L. Michigan 3) L. Huron 4) L. Erie 5) L. Ontario