Altiplano (South America) Editor Thu, 04/04/2019 - 17:32
The Altiplano, also called Puna, is a region in west-central South America in the area where the Andes are the widest. It is the most extensive area of high plateau on Earth outside Tibet. The bulk of the Altiplano lies in Bolivia but its northern parts lie in Peru and its southern parts lie in Chile and Argentina.
Andean Patagonian Forest (South America) Editor Tue, 06/25/2019 - 18:00
The Andean Patagonian Forest, or Bosque Andino Patagónico, spreads over steep elevations along a thin strip on both sides of the Andes in southern South America. These temperate forests, located in both southern Chile and Argentina, are the southernmost forests on earth.
Andes Mountains (South America) Editor Tue, 10/09/2018 - 20:36
The Andes are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. Extremely high plateaus surmounted by even higher peaks form a rampart from the southern tip of South America to the continent’s northernmost coast on the Caribbean.
Atacama Plateau (South America) Editor Fri, 10/05/2018 - 17:44
The Atacama Plateau is an arid, high plateau in the Andes of northern Argentina and extending into Chile. The "Puna De Atacama" is a cold, desolate Andean tableland in northwestern Argentina and adjacent regions of Chile.
Atlantic Forest or Mata Atlântica (South America) Editor Sun, 06/02/2019 - 18:45
The Atlantic Forest, or Mata Atlântica, extends along the Atlantic coast of northeast Brazil, south along the coastline and inland into northeast Argentina and eastern Paraguay. Although only a small part of the original forests remain it is still one of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet.