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.
Canaima National Park: Angel Falls, World Heritage Site (Venezuela) Editor Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:25
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 Angel Falls, the world's highest, form a spectacular landscape.
Delta del Orinoco Biosphere Reserve and National Parks (Venezuela) Editor Wed, 01/02/2019 - 20:21
The Delta del Orinoco Biosphere Reserve and related national parks are characterized by great biological diversity. The delta includes large areas of permanent wetlands as well as seasonally flooded freshwater swamp forests which provide habitat for a number of endangered and endemic species.
Guiana Shield (South America) Editor Thu, 02/07/2019 - 20:46
The Guiana Shield is one of the three cratons of the South American Plate. It is a 1.7 billion-year-old Precambrian geological formation in northeast South America that forms a portion of the northern coast. The higher elevations on the shield are called the Guyanan Highlands.
Gulf of Venezuela: Guajira Peninsula and Lake Maracaibo (South America) Editor Mon, 04/08/2019 - 22:01
The Gulf of Venezuela is an inlet of the Caribbean Sea bounded by Venezuela and Colombia. The Guajira Peninsula is located in northern Colombia and northwestern Venezuela. Lake Maracaibo is a large brackish tidal bay lying in the crude oil-rich Maracaibo Basin of northwestern Venezuela.
La Gran Sabana (South America) Editor Sat, 06/01/2019 - 22:17
La Gran Sabana is a region in southeastern Venezuela that offers one of the most unusual landscapes in the world, with rivers, waterfalls and gorges, deep and vast valleys, as well as impenetrable jungles and savannas. The region also hosts the isolated tabletop mesas locally known as tepuis.