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El Cono sur

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The countries of Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay are known as El Cono sur. Literally translated it is "the southern cone". Why'

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updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by Kathleen

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South America below the tropic of Capricorn.

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0908193.html

updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by 0074b507
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Kathleen said:

Quentin said:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_ConeSorry, I should have included the link. What they are showing is that the Southern part of Brazil is sometimes included in the El Cono Sur.

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updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by Kathleen
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Quentin said:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_ConeSorry, I should have included the link. What they are showing is that the Southern part of Brazil is sometimes included in the El Cono Sur.

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updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by Kathleen
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Quentin said:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_ConeSorry, I should have included the link. What they are showing is that the Southern part of Brazil is sometimes included in the El Cono Sur.

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updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by Kathleen
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Cone

Sorry, I should have included the link. What they are showing is that the Southern part of Brazil is sometimes included in the El Cono Sur.

updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by 0074b507
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Hi Quentin
I'm wondering where the map you posted came from. I was wracking my tiny brain trying to figure out what country that was in between Uruguay and Brazil,and touching Paraguay, on the East coast, in light green. In all the maps I compared it to it's part of Brazil.

Quentin said:

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updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by The-Steve
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updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by 0074b507
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lazarus1907 said:

Have a look at the shape in a map. and you'll see why.


I did not think the answer was that obvious. I guess I'm making it too difficult on myself.

updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by Kathleen
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Have a look at the shape in a map. and you'll see why.

updated ENE 19, 2009
posted by lazarus1907
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