The uppermost portion of South America lies at a latitude of 14.6048° S and a longitude of 59.0625° W, and it is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and Central America. The continent is ... More »

South America is renowned for its picturesque scenery, which is replete with a stunning array of tropical rainforests, extremely arid deserts, vast water systems, spectacular beaches and majestic mountain ranges with the... More »

South America has three physical regions: coastal plains, river basins, and mountains and highlands. Each of these regions contains unique biomes, with the coastal plains containing desert biomes, the river basins contai... More » Geography South America

South America is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. South America is the fourth-largest continent on the planet. More »

The three subregions of Latin America are South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Geographically, there are many river basins, mountains and coastal plains. Other major geographic landmarks include the Andes Mo... More »

The Atacama Desert is located on the western coast of South America, right along the Pacific Ocean. It stretches nearly 600 miles from the southern border of Peru into northern Chile. More »

According to National Geographic, three major land regions exist on the continent of South America: the coastal plains, the river basins and the mountains and highlands. The continent is a study of geographical diversity... More »