Best answer: What is the large body of water to the west of Latin America?

What bodies of water are in Latin America?

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  • Brazil. Atlantic Ocean.
  • Argentina. Caribbean.
  • Peru. Pacific Ocean.
  • Mexico. Lake Titicaca.
  • Cuba. Amazon River.
  • Chile. Orinoco River.
  • Venezuela. Rio de la plata.

What body of water is to the west of Latin America?

The answer is D. The Pacific is West of Latin America while the Atlantic and the Caribbean are East of it. The Mediterranean is located in the Middle East (where Egypt and Italy are located).

What is the largest body of water west of most Latin American countries?

The Gulf of Mexico (Spanish: Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.

What is a large body of water on the eastern side of Latin America?

The Pacific Ocean is a body of salt water extending from the Antarctic region in the south to the Arctic in the north and lying between the continents of Asia and Australia on the west and North America and South America on the east.

Why is South America called Latin America?

The region consists of people who speak Spanish, Portuguese and French. These languages (together with Italian and Romanian) developed from Latin during the days of the Roman Empire and the Europeans who speak them are sometimes called ‘Latin’ people. Hence the term Latin America.

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Which of Latin America elevation zones is the coldest?

The Tierra Caliente The tierra caliente is the lowest elevation zone in the central Andes.