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Geographic Alphabet Quiz- South America

Based on the description provided and the starting letter for each answer, can you identify of the country, city, geographic feature, etc?
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Description
Starting Letter
Answer
Major mountain range running across the western edge of South America, longest continental mountain range in the world
A
Andes
Capital and largest city of Argentina, on the Rio de la Plata estuary
B
Buenos Aires
Most populous Spanish-speaking country and northernmost country is South America
C
Colombia
Mountainous and marshy area of dense rain forest separating South America from Central America, and the breaking up the Panamerican Highway
D
Darién Gap
Argentinian province, located between the Paraná and Uruguay Rivers, its name means "between rivers" in Spanish
E
Entre Ríos
South Atlantic archipelago claimed by Argentina, administered by the United Kingdom
F
Falkand Islands
Archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of Ecuador, visited by Charles Darwin
G
Galápagos Islands
A cold, low-salinity ocean current that flows north along the western coast of South America, named after a Prussian naturalist
H
Humboldt Current
Largest city in the Peruvian Amazon, it is the largest city in the world that cannot be reached by road–it is accessible only by river and air
I
Iquitos
Largest city in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, a major industrial, financial and commerce center
J
Joinville
World's largest single drop waterfall by volume of water flowing over it, located on the Potaro River in Guyana
K
Kaieteur Falls
Capital and largest city of Peru, founded in 1535 by the Spanish, led by Francisco Pizarro
L
Lima
Second-largest city in Colombia, capital of the department of Antioquia
M
Medellín
Capital and largest city of the Brazilian state Rio Grande do Norte, its name means "Nativity" in Portuguese, it is one of the South American cities nearest to Western Europe and Africa
N
Natal
Major river in Venezuela (and part of Colombia), third largest river by discharge volume of water
O
Orinoco
Sparsely populated region at the southern end of South America, shared by Chile and Argentina
P
Patagonia
Capital and largest city of Ecuador, one of the world's highest national capital cities (elevation)
Q
Quito
Second-largest city in Brazil, on Guanabara Bay, its residents are called "cariocas"
R
Rio de Janeiro
Smallest (by area) and only Dutch-speaking country in mainland South America
S
Suriname
Largest lake in South America, on the border of Bolivia and Peru, the world's highest navigable lake
T
Titicaca
World's largest salt flat, located in southwestern Bolivia
U
Uyuni
Third-largest city in Chile, one of the region's most important seaports, headquarters for the Chilean National Congress
V
Valparaíso
Group of islands in Chile, north of Cape Horn and part of the Cabo de Hornos National Park, named after an English chemist and physicist
W
Wollanston Islands
River in north Brazil, a tributary of the Amazon River and one of the largest clear water rivers in the Amazon basin
X
Xingu River
Small city in north-central Venezuela, capital of the Venezuelan state of Yaracuy
Y
Yaritagua
State of Venezuela, in the northwest of the country, surrounding most of Lake Maracaibo, bordering Colombia to the west
Z
Zulia
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