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A satellite overhead view of the South American continent.

South America is a continent of the planet Earth. It is situated entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere.

History[edit | edit source]

The Rainforest Wars[edit | edit source]

South America was the site of the Rainforest Wars of the Interplanetary War during 2162. The war was fought between the UN, and the Koslovics and Frieden rebel factions. The war brought a great deal of suffering to the people of Earth, including population surges and famines.

Economy[edit | edit source]

At least one Space Elevator, the Quito Space Tether in Ecuador.[1]

Topography[edit | edit source]

Location of South America on Earth.

It 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. South America has an area of 17,840,000 square kilometers (6,890,000 sq mi), or almost 3.5% of the Earth's surface.


Ground Locations[edit | edit source]

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Halo 3 multiplayer map Orbital

See also[edit | edit source]

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