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: South America is a remarkable continent, with its lush Amazon rain forest and its vibrant cities. But did you know that South America has the world's highest waterfall? Or that a South American desert is the driest on Earth? Learn more about the diverse continent of South America, from its people and countries to its landforms, economy, and more. Each book in this series highlights major landforms, climate, natural resources, countries, and cultures of the continent, making for an engaging and well-rounded read. Sidebars, maps, a glossary, a Further Reading section, and an index introduce readers to important nonfiction features and support and enhance the main text.