Geographical Area/Region

Pampas (South America) Editor Tue, 05/28/2019 - 20:28
The Pampas are a natural region of vast fertile lowland plains in South America that extend from the Atlantic Ocean to the Andes Mountains. These flat, fertile plains are a grassland biome that can be divided into three distinct ecoregions: the Uruguayan Savanna, the Humid Pampas and the Semiarid Pampas.

Pantanal (South America)

Stretching across Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay, the Pantanal is a natural region encompassing the world's largest tropical wetland area. Although not as well known as the Amazon Rainforest to its north, this gigantic seasonal floodplain is also home to a staggering variety of plants and wildlife.

Patagonia (South America)

Patagonia is a distinct geographical region at the base of South America, spanning the lower sections of Argentina and Chile. Known for its arid plains, breathtaking mountain vistas, and bountiful, diverse wildlife, Patagonia is an exciting lure for eco-tourists and outdoor sports enthusiasts.
Petén Basin and Maya Forest (Central/North America) Editor Mon, 06/10/2019 - 13:00
The Petén Basin is a geographical/archaeological subregion of Mesoamerica and a center of Maya civilizations such as Tikal and Calakmul. It is primarily located in northern Guatemala and southeastern Mexico. The Maya Forest is the largest remaining tropical rain forest in the Americas

Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia)

Salar de Uyuni — an arid, windswept salt flat in southwestern Bolivia — is considered one of the most extreme and remarkable vistas on earth. Part of the Altiplano, the Salar serves as the major transport route across the Bolivian Altiplano and is a major breeding ground for several species of flamingos.