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Geography
Bauxite
ore from which aluminum is made.
Cacao
Type of tree from which we get coco beans.
Buffer state
A small country between two larger, more powerful countries.
Buazite
Ore from which aluminum is made.
Caicorm
Carribean community and common market.
Chibcha
Early people of the Caribbean Andes who developed gold-working skills.
commonwealth
self governing territory associated with another country.
coup
A change in government caused by a group taking control by force.
Creole
A language blending Africa, European, or indigenous Caribbean languages.
ecotourism
Type of tourism focusing on guided travel through natural area.
El Nino
Ocean and weather pattern in which the southeastern Pacific Ocean is warmer.
favelas
Large slums around Brazilian cities.
Gran Chaco
Very flat plains between the Andes andBrazilian Highlands.
Inca
Founders of South Americas greatest early civilization.
indigenous
Native to an area.
La nina
An ocean and whether pattern that causes the eastern Pacific ocean to be cooler.
landlocked
having no coast on the ocean
latifundia
Large estates in latin america.
Llanos
large plains area in northeastern Columbia and western Venezuela.
mangrove
type of tree with roots that grow in saltwater.
manioc
tropical plant with starchy roots.
Mercosur
south american organization whose purpose is to expand trade.
minifundia
small south american farms.
mulattoes
people with both african and european ancestry.
pampas
wide fertile grasslands in southern south america.
paramo
person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a particular quality.
santeria
originating in Cuba, a religion blends Africa traditions and Christian beliefs.
tar sands
rock or sand layers that contain oil.
tepuis
a chain of high plateaus in the Guiana Highlands.
Tierra caliente
a culture and geographical region in southern mexico.
Tierra tria
three climate zones aced on evolution.
Tierra helada
highest places found within the Andes mountains.
Tierra templada
places within that realm which are in Koppen climate.
treeline
the line of elevation above which trees do not grow.
voodoo
Haitian version of traditional African religious beliefs that are blended with elements of christianity.

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