Arenal National Park is located in Alajuela province in northwestern Costa Rica. The park encompasses the Arenal Volcano, an active andesitic stratovolcano. It was Costa Rica's most active volcano until 2010 and one of the ten most active volcanoes in the world.
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The Atacama Plateau, also known as the Puna de Atacama, is an arid high plateau in the Andes of northwestern Argentina, extending into Chile. This cold, desolate Andean tableland can be defined as the southernmost portion of the Andean Altiplano.
Baja California is an arid peninsula in northwestern Mexico. It is bounded north by the United States, east by the Gulf of California, and south and west by the Pacific Ocean. It is separated from the mainland by the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez or Vermilion Sea.
The Borborema Plateau makes up the northeasternmost portion of the Brazilian Highlands. As the primary watershed of the region, the semiarid plateau, composed mainly of mountains, is the source of more than 100 rivers and is rich in mineral deposits, including gold.
The Brazilian Highlands (Brazilian or Paraná Plateau), a vast geographical region, is Brazil's primary mineral wealth source. The area covers most of the country's eastern, southern, and central portions, including cliffs, flat-topped plateaus, ravines, rolling hills, and rock outcrops.
Cajón del Maipo is a canyon in the Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile. The canyon valley is surrounded by some of the highest peaks in the region, including the San José, Maipo, and Marmolejo volcanos. The canyon is a popular tourist destination, especially for trekking.
Ciénaga de Zapata (Zapata Swamp) is located within the Zapata Peninsula on the southern coast of Cuba. Both a National Park and Biosphere Reserve, it is one of the largest and most important wetlands in the Caribbean region with a marine borderline.
The city of Ica lies along the desert coast of southern Peru. Huacachina is a village built around a small desert lagoon. Dunes surround this natural oasis in what is often called the "Ica Desert." Ica, as well as Huacachina, is famous for its Pisco.
The Colca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru, known for the soaring Andean Condors that can be seen throughout the year. The Colca Valley is a colorful Andean valley with pre-Inca roots and astounding scenic beauty.
Copper Canyon is a series of six interconnected canyons formed by six rivers that drain the western side of the Sierra Tarahumara, a spectacular mountainous region located within the Sierra Madre Occidental in northwestern Mexico.