The Geography of Latin America
Latin America is home to both the amazing Amazon rain forest and areas of desert where rain has never been recorded. Readers will learn about the varied landscapes of Latin America, from the Atacama Desert to the brilliant Caribbean coasts to the awesome Andes Mountains. In learning about major cities, such as Mexico City, readers will discover the ways people have changed the Earth to fit their needs, and the challenges they've faced in doing so. How has the geography of Latin America changed, and what lies ahead as climates change and people develop the land? Readers will discover the answers through maps, fact-filled text, sidebars, and fantastic photographs of Latin America.