The Least Of These--in Colombia

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South America is the world's fourth largest continent on Earth, and the fifth most populous. The Andes Mountains are formed from three different Cordilleras. On your way through the 20km, you’ll cross various rivers, see indigenous villages and their inhabitants and see some amazing sights, culminating in reaching the spectacular ruins of Ciudad Perdida. The Amazon starts in Peru and touches the southernmost part of Colombia before coursing through Brazil to flow eastward to the Atlantic Ocean.

Pages: 212

Publisher: Nabu Press (September 23, 2011)

ISBN: 1246547031

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