Canaima National Park is located in southeastern Venezuela, along the border between Guyana and Brazil. Partially covered by table mountain formations, the park also includes the Gran Sabana region. The sheer cliffs and waterfalls, including the world's highest, Angel Falls, form a spectacular landscape.
The Archipiélago Juan Fernández National Park and Biosphere Reserve is situated 670 km (416 mi) from the coast of mainland Chile, in the Pacific Ocean. The protected area includes the islands of Robinson Crusoe, Alexander Selkirk, and Santa Clara as well as all of the smaller islets in the area.
The Argentine Monte, or Low Monte, is an ecoregion of dry thorn scrub and grasslands in Argentina. It is one of the driest regions in the country. Human settlements are mainly near water supplies such as rivers or oases.
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.
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)
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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.
Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves (Brazil)
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The Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves are located in the Brazilian states of Paraná and São Paulo. The protected areas that constitute the site contain great biological wealth, representing one of the largest and best-preserved domains of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest and one of the most threatened biomes of the world.
Bañados del Este Biosphere Reserve (Uruguay)
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:49
The Bañados del Este Biosphere Reserve comprises a remarkable complex of ecosystems and a vast complex of coastal wetlands. Together, these form a rich habitat for an assortment of wildlife, including myriad species that are categorized as near-threatened or endangered.
One of the first protected areas to be established in Bolivia, the Beni Biosphere Reserve is located at the convergence of three biogeographical zones: the Amazon, the Chaco and the Cerrado. The reserve comprises diverse forest formations and is home to important indigenous Amazonian groups.
Bernardo O'Higgins National Park is currently the largest protected area in Chile. Along with Torres del Paine National Park, the park occupies over 90% of the Southern Patagonian Icefield; the remainder of it, across the border in Argentina, is included within Los Glaciares National Park.