Brazil, a Geography

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The Embassy, 1984 - Brazil - 63 pages
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Contents

Brazil at a glance
4
Brazils economy in the 19th century
18
Brazils river systems
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19th century Aberdeen Angus agricultural aircraft Alagoas Amazon Amazon basin Amazon river Amazonia Angra dos Reis Aracaju areas Argentina Atlantic Ocean average Bahia Bandeirante bauxite began Belo Horizonte Bolivia Brasilia Brazil Brazil wood Brazilian Brazilian air force Brazilian Highlands caatinga capital Carajas cattle cent of Brazil's Centre West cerrado coastal cocoa coffee plant coffee plantations colonial continental drift crop rotation crops cultivation Curitiba economic EMBRAER export farms favelas Fernando de Noronha fertilisers forest Fortaleza FREYRE Getulio Vargas Goias Gondwanaland Grande do Sul Greater Sao Paulo growth Guiana Highlands Guyana hectares hydroelectric important industrial centre industry in Brazil instant coffee iron land largest latifundia Latin America Lucio Costa maize major Manaus manganese manioc Mato Grosso metres millimetres million tons Minas Gerais mining MOBRAL National niobium North East Ouro Preto Pantanal Paraguay Paraguay river Paraiba Parana per cent Pernambuco Peru PETROBRAS petrochemical Piaui Pico da Neblina plantations plants population population density port Porto Alegre Portugal Portuguese produced railways rainfall recent Recife region Rio de Janeiro Rio Grande river River Plate roads rubber Salvador samba schools Santa Catarina Sao Francisco Sao Paulo Sao Vicente savanna sector Sergipe Serra do Mar Sete Quedas Sobradinho soil South America South East southern soya beans square kilometres steel sugar sugar cane terra roxa Trans-Amazonian highway transport transport in Brazil Tropic of Capricorn tropical Tubarao University Press urban Uruguay vazante Venezuela Volta Redonda

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