16. Although most of South America lies within the tropical latitudes
a. climate and vegetation differ greatly in the region
b. cold ocean currents keep the air cool and dry
c. there is little tropical vegetation on the continent
d. the abundance of highlands and mountains keep growing seasons short
Not sure about this one

26. Although Brazil is rich in natural resources
a. the government has done little to foster economic growth
b. poverty is prevalent among its population
c. the country has not yet begun to industrialize
d. the location of these resources make it almost impossible to use them


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  1. 16. Think about the difference in elevations -- from the Amazon River basin to the peaks of the Andes.

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