South American

South America is a continent entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It can also be described as the southern subregion of a single continent called America. South America is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and east by the Atlantic Ocean; North America and the Caribbean Sea lie to the northwest. The continent generally includes twelve sovereign states: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela; two dependent territories: the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; and one internal territory: French Guiana. In addition, the ABC islands of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Ascension Island, Bouvet Island, Panama, and Trinidad and Tobago may also be considered parts of South America. South America has an area of 17,840,000 square kilometers.

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'Massive trauma' found on 1,000-year-old South American mummies

CT scans reveal gnarly, 1,000-year-old mummies were murdered. One victim was stabbed, and the other was hit on the head, new research into the South American mummies

South American Mummies Were Brutally Murdered, CT Scans Reveal

Celestial Encounters Found in South American Desert

Genes of a Lost South American People Point to an Unexpected History

Threatened South American coati found roaming in a large city

Lost South American wildflower named 'extinctus' rediscovered (but still endangered)

Lost South American Wildflower “Extinctus” Not Extinct After All – “Was It Really That Easy?”

The Asteroid That Doomed the Dinosaurs Gave Rise to South American Rainforests

Nits on ancient mummies shed light on South American ancestry

Human DNA Extracted From Nits on Ancient Mummies Sheds Light on South American Ancestry

Golden mussels are devastating South American rivers. The Amazon may be next

South American musical instruments reflect population relationships

Colonization of the Antilles by South American fauna: Giant sunken islands as a passageway

Colonization of the Antilles by South American fauna: Giant sunken islands as a passageway

Earliest South American migrants had Indigenous Australian, Melanesian ancestry

Researchers discover new species of South American screech owls

South American lizard's blood pressure mechanism is more efficient at cool temperatures