The amazing facts of South America continent are given below:

  1. The largest mountain chain in the world the Andes stretches nearly 7000 km from north to south of this continent.
  2. The highest lake in the world Lake Titicaca is located at the latitude of 2,812 m.
  3. The largest rain forest is that of the Amazon Basin in Brazil.
  4. The highest water fall in the world is the 979 m high Angel Falls in Venezuela.
  5. The wildest, stromiest stretch of sea is Cape Horn at the southern tip of the continent.
  6. The biggest tortoise, 1.5 m long, live on the Galapagoes Islands.