You asked: What type of landform is more abundantly found in southern Latin America and is ideal for agriculture?

South America has wide plains that offer rich soil for growing crops and grasses for grazing livestock.

Which part of South America is suitable for agriculture?

South America’s temperate climates are home to a number of industrial crops and livestock. Corn is produced throughout the temperate climates, and soybeans have become an increasingly lucrative crop in the Pampas. The Pampas’ vast, high-quality pastures are also the center of South America’s huge ranching industry.

What 4 types of landforms are found in Latin America?

Mountains and Highlands

  • THE ANDES MOUNTAINS. …
  • HIGHLANDS. …
  • LLANOS OF COLOMBIA AND VENEZUELA. …
  • PLAINS OF AMAZON RIVER BASIN. …
  • PAMPAS OF ARGENTINA AND URUGUAY. …
  • ORINOCO RIVER. …
  • AMAZON RIVER. …
  • PARANA RIVER.

What are the two main subregions of Latin America?

The 4 common subregions in Latin America. Latin America can be subdivided into several subregions based on geography, politics, demographics and culture. If defined as all of the Americas south of the United States, the basic geographical subregions are North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America.

What are the main religions in South America?

Religion in South America has been a major influence on art, culture, philosophy and law. Christianity is the main religion, with Roman Catholics having the most adherents. Sizeable minorities of non-religious people and adherents of other religions are also present.

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Why is South America called the land of extremes?

In geographic terms, it has some of the hottest, driest deserts in the world (the Atacama and Sonoran deserts) while having the largest rain-forest in the world (the Amazon).

Why is agriculture still the most important sector of the Latin American economy?

Due to its enormous latitudinal range, varied topography and rich biodiversity, LAC has one of the most diverse and complex range of farming systems of any region in the world (Box 2.1). Agriculture is an important sector for the economy across much of LAC, accounting for an average of 4.7% of GDP in 2015-17.