Latin American Geography

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Geography greatly influences a country’s way of life, economy and culture. The Panama
Canal, Andes Mountains, and the Gulf of Mexico all affect cultural differences in parts of Latin
America. A few places impacted by geographical features are Panama, Mexico, the Caribbean islands, and Chile. The Panama Canal, the Andes Mountains, and the Gulf of Mexico are a few of the recognizable natural landscapes in Latin America. These landmarks are part of what make these countries special.
The Panama Canal runs through the isthmus of Panama and connects the Atlantic and
Pacific oceans. In the beginning, Panama was a province in Columbia and the Columbians first allowed Europe to try to dig a canal. The French and Europeans failed by using only shovels
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