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SAM.1 On a map of the world, locate South America and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. On a map of South America, locate the Amazon, the Andes Mountains, Cape Horn, and the southern, northern, eastern, and western regions of South America.




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South American nations bordering or containing the…

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Atlantic Ocean: (borders)
Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina

Pacific Ocean: (borders)
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile

Andes Mountains: (borders are contained by)Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Chile and Argentina—this mountain range spans the continent from north to south in the west; it holds the highest mountains outside Asia.
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Cape Horn: (borders)Argentina and Chile—this is the southernmost tip of the continent where the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans meet.
Cape Horn: (borders)Argentina and Chile—this is the southernmost tip of the continent where the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans meet.









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