Amazonia National Park is located in Pará state in north-central Brazil and is situated along the Tapajós River, covering about 3,300 sq mi. Consisting of dense humid tropical forest, the park contains an extremely biodiverse habitat.
The Historic Quarter of Valparaíso represents an extraordinary example of industrial-age heritage associated with the international sea trade. The colonial city presents an excellent example of late 19th-century urban and architectural development in Latin America.
Located in the higher parts of Bolivia, with the Peruvian border making up its western boundary, the Ulla-Ulla Biosphere Reserve contains a combination of ecological formations including high plateau, tundra, high cordillera, mountains, lakes, river headwaters and a permanent snow zone.
The Utría National Natural Park contains diverse flora and fauna in a lush, mountainous rain forest environment with some of the highest rainfall in the world. Located on the Pacific coast of Colombia, the park overlaps indigenous territory and includes fishing villages along the coast.
The Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site encompasses the entirety of Jornal do Comércio Square. It is in the former harbor area of Rio de Janeiro in which the old stone wharf was built for the landing of enslaved Africans reaching the South American continent from 1811 onward.
Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, Chile's first, was established in 1926. It comprises some of the most sensational scenery in the Lake District: the emerald Lago Todos Los Santos, the thundering turquoise waters of the Saltos de Petrohué, and the imposing peaks of the area’s three main volcanoes.
Villarrica National Park is located in the Andes, in the La Araucanía and Los Ríos regions of Chile. The park protects Valdivian temperate rain forest habitat and is part of the Bosques Templados Lluviosos de los Andes Australes Biosphere Reserve. Highlights are volcanoes Villarrica, Quetrupillán and Lanín.
The Yabotí Biosphere Reserve is located in Argentina's Misiones province. The reserve is part of the Misiones Rainforest Corridor within the Amazon Rainforest region which is home to some of the most traditional villages of the Guaraní peoples of Paraguay, Argentina and southern Brazil.
Yacurí National Park is located in Ecuador bordering the provinces of Loja and Zamora Chinchipe. The park contains a variety of ecosystems: Southern Andean Brush Plains, High Altitude Eastern Andean Evergreen Forest, Southern Andean Dry Mountain Bushes and Eastern Andean Cloud Forest.
Yasuní National Park and Biosphere Reserve is situated in the Amazonian region of northern Ecuador. Arguably the most biologically diverse spot on earth, it occupies an area within the claimed ancestral territory of the Huaorani indigenous people. Yasuní is also home to two uncontacted indigenous tribes.