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Vocabulary Quiz-Thursday
1. Galapagos Islands-islands west of Equador, great variety of animal & plant species,
Charles Darwin visited & studied species
2. naturalist-a scientist who studies plant & animal life
3. species-having some common characteristics or qualities; distinct sort or kind.
4. Incas- the dominant groups of South American Indian peoples who established an
empire in Peru prior to the spanish conquest.
5. tropics6. Andes Mts.-runs along western South America, one of world’s highest mountain ranges.
7. Tierra del Fuego-southern tip of South America, “the land of fire”
8. Amazon Basin-land drained by the Amazon river
9. gauchos- South American cowboys
10. pampas: flat, grasslands
11. Patagonia-south of Argentina, cold, dry, windy region
12. favelas- roughly built huts, (neighborhoods), slum houses