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South American Geography by Letter "C"

Each correct answer will start with the letter C.
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Last updated: April 16, 2015
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Country of northern South America.
Colombia
A country that borders Argentina.
Chile
The capital of Venezuela.
Caracas
The capital of French Guiana.
Cayenne
Body of water to the north of South America.
Caribbean Sea
The northern bourndary of the Drake Passage, sometimes incorrectly referred to as the southernmost point of South America.
Cape Horn
A large composite volcano in central Ecuador that last erupted in 1940.
Cotopaxi
The only point located directly on the equator with snow cover is located on this volcano.
Cayambe
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If you allow for equatorial bulge, this volcano's peak would be considered the furthest point from the center of the Earth.
Chimborazo
The Atacama Desert has rich deposits of this reddish orange metal.
Copper
This city is recognized as the sports capital of Colombia, as well being famous for its salsa dancing festivals.
Cali
The dominant religion of South America.
Christian
The Tropic of _________ runs through South America.
Capricorn
This theory suggests that South America was once connected to Africa.
Continental Drift
This river that forms part of the boundary between Colombia and Venezuela is famous for its frequent and intense lightning storms.
Catatumbo River
The most well known and productive wine region of #2.
Central Valley
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