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chapters 11,12,13


isthmus narrow strip of land having water on each side and joining two larger bodies of land
guerrilla member of an armed force tat is not part of a regular army, relating to a form of warfare carried on by such an independent armed force
archipelago a group of islands
coral island an island thaat is formed by skeletal remians of tiny sae animals and sand and sediment piling on the top of them
windward facing the wind
leeward facing away form the wind
llano a grass plain
bauxie a mineral used in making aluminum
mulatto a person of mixed African and European ancestry
cordillera related set of separate mountains ranges
campesino in Latin America a tenant farmer or farm worker
altiplano plateau located in the Andes of Bolivia and Peru
paramo plateau in the Andes of Ecuador
timber line boundary in high elevation above which continuous forest vegetation cannot be coming
selva forested region in Ecuador, Peru, & bolivia
estuary wide mouth of a river where freshwater rivers currents meet salt water
pledment region of rolling foothills
pampas grassland region in Argentina and Uruguay
gaucho cowboy who herded cattle in the pampas of Argentina and Uruguay
Created by: pie1998