Pico da Neblina – Brazil’s High Point

Pico da Neblina – Brazil’s High Point   The Andes and Aconcagua, in particular, dominate the conversation about South America’s mountains. And rightly so, as the chain is the world’s longest, while the continental high point is the second-tallest of the seven large tracts of land. Yet, a continent as enormous as South America undoubtedly contains other mountainous […]

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Man of the Hole

Man of the Hole South America’s Amazon Rainforest is, in many ways, the heart of our planet. The eponymous river drains more water than the next seven-largest waterways, approximately 20% of Earth’s total. The rainforest is the largest and most diverse in the world. Of all the plant and animal species extant, one in 10 lives

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