Geological Features/Landforms in South America

Altiplano or Puna (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.
Amazonia: Amazon Rainforest, River, Basin and Biome (South America) Editor Mon, 04/08/2019 - 21:23
Sometimes referred to as Amazonia, the Amazon Rainforest is a natural region and biome in northern South America that occupies the Amazon Basin, a drainage basin of the Amazon River and its tributaries in South America. Nine nations have some part of the Amazon within their borders.
Atacama Desert Ecoregion (Chile) Editor Mon, 03/11/2019 - 14:48
The Atacama Desert is located in northern Chile between Argentina on the west and the Pacific Ocean on the east. Sparsely populated and containing considerable mineral resources, the Atacama Desert is one of the driest places in the world and one the top three tourist destinations in Chile.
Cape Horn, Diego Ramírez Islands and Drake Passage (South America) Editor Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:48
Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile.The Diego Ramírez Islands are a small group of islands located southwest of Cape Horn. The Drake Passage is the body of water between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.
Chile Triple Junction, Taitao and Tres Montes Peninsulas (South America) Editor Fri, 09/06/2019 - 15:14
The Chile Triple Junction is a geologic triple junction located on the seafloor of the Pacific Ocean off Taitao and Tres Montes Peninsula on the southern coast of Chile. Here three tectonic plates meet: the South American Plate, the Nazca Plate, and the Antarctic Plate.
Chilean Coastal Range (South America) Editor Thu, 08/29/2019 - 19:37
The Chilean Coastal Range is a mountain range that runs from north to south along the Pacific coast of South America and parallel to the Andes Mountains. The range extends from the northern Chilean city of Arica and ends at the Chile Triple Junction and Taitao Peninsula on the southern coast of Chile.
Chiloé Island and Archipelago (South America) Editor Tue, 04/30/2019 - 17:00
Located in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of the Los Lagos Region in southern Chile, Chiloé Island is the largest island of the Chiloé Archipelago. From pastoral landscapes to iconic wooden churches, Chiloé is known for its distinctive folklore, mythology, cuisine and unique architecture.