MAP PAGE OF SOUTH AMERICA


Outline

  1. General Reference Maps
  2.  Thematic Maps
  1. Individual Country Maps

1.  General Reference Maps

Political Map of South America

 http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/samerica_95.jpg

This political map of South America depicts political boundaries and major cities.


Relief Map of South America

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/samera.gif

South America is home to many natural wonders including the gigantic Amazon River and the surrounding rainforest. More than 1,000 tributaries flow into the Amazon alone. The rugged Andes Mountains run the entire length of the western coast of the continent. Starting in Colombia and ending on the island of Tierra del Fuego in Chile.


 

2.  Thematic Maps

Population Density Map of South America

http://www.reliefweb.int/w/fullMaps_Am.nsf/luFullMap/7E796BA040764E8385256A6B0074208E/

The population density of South America is approximately 350,000,000 and the continent size is 6,898,579 sq miles. (2001 World Population Data Sheet of the population reference bureau)


 

Soil Map of South America

      ftp://www.na.unep.net/pub/data/datafiles/soterlac/soterlac1st72.gif

This soil map of South America shows the distribution of soils. The index map explains this distribution.


 

Individual Country Map of


Argentina

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/ar.gif

The map above shows Argentina’s location in the continent, the capital city, Buenos Aires, some of the major cities, and the location of the highest point of the country.

 


Bolivia

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/bo.gif

This map depicts the location of Bolivia in South America, the two (2) capital cities, La Paz (seat of Government) and Sucre (legal capital and seat of judiciary. Some major cities, Cochabomba, Oruro, Santa Cruz, the location of Lake Titicaca, and the location of the highest point of the country, Nevado Sajama.

 


Brazil

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/br.gif

The map above shows that Brazil is located on the east side of South America, the capital city, Brazilia, some major cities, the location of the highest point of the country, and lowlands, hills and mountains. It also shows the Amazon river in the north of the country.

 


 

Chile

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/cl.gif

The map above shows the elongated shape of Chile, the location in South America, the capital city, Santiago, other major cities, and the location of the highest point of the country called New Ojos del Salado.

 


Colombia

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/co.gif

The map above shows the location of Colombia in South America, the capital city, Bogota, the location of the highest point of the country, Santa Maria, lowlands, hills and mountains part of the Andean range. Some major cities in Colombia are Cali, Pasto, Medellin, Barranquilla, Cartagena, and Buenaventura.

 


Ecuador

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/ec.gif

The location of Ecuador in South America, the capital city and major cities, and the location of the highest point of the country are show in the map above.


Falkland Islands

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/fk.gif

The map above shows the location in the south of the Falkland Islands in the continent, the capital city, Stanley, and other major cities.


French Guiana

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/sr.gif

The map above depicts the location of the smallest country in South America. French Guiana’s capital city, Cayenne, and the location of the highest point of the country called Bellevue de I’lnini.

 


Guyana

 

 http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/gy.gif

The map above shows the location of Guyana in the north of the continent, the capital city and major cities, and the location of the highest point of the country, Mount Roraima.


 

Paraguay

 

 http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/py.gif

This map shows Paraguay’s location in South America, the capital city, Asuncion, some major cities, Fernando de la Mora, Lambare, and the location of the highest point of the country, called Cerro Leon.

 


 

Peru

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/pe.gif

The map above shows the location of Peru in South America, the capital city and major cities, and the location of the highest point of the country.

 


 

Suriname

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/sr.gif

Suriname has a land area of approximately 62,344 sq miles, is located in the north of the continent, the capital city is Paramaribo, and the highest point of the country is Wihelmina Gebergte.


Uruguay

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/uy.gif

The map above shows the location of Uruguay in South America, the capital city, Montevideo, and the location of the highest point of the country, Cerro Catedral.

 


 

Venezuela

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/ve.gif

The map above depicts Venezuela’s location in South America, the capital city, Caracas, some major cities, the location of the highest point of the country, and lowlands, hills and mountains.

 


Submitted by Rosa Ruiz on December 10, 2001