Description: The Physical Map of Argentina showing major geographical features like elevations, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Argentina, officially known as the Argentine Republic, is a nation located in the south east of South America. It shares the Southern Cone with Chile and is bordered by Paraguay and Bolivia in the north; Brazil in the northeast. It has Uruguay as well as the South Atlantic Ocean in the east along with the Drake Passage in the south.
It has a mainland area of 2,800,000 square kilometres to be proclaimed as the 8th largest nation in the world. It is the 2ndlargest nation in the whole of Latin America. It is located in south of the South America. It has an overall land border length of 9,400 kilometres and has coastal borders along the Río de la Plata and the South Atlantic Ocean, 5,100 kilometres long.
The highest point of the country is Mount Aconcagua, present in the province of Mendoza at 7,000metres above the sea level. The country’s lowest point is known as the Laguna delCarbón, located in the San Julián Great Depression at −106metres below the sea level.
The major rivers of Argentina are the Uruguay and the Paraná. These rivers converge and get discharged into the Argentine Sea, forming a shallow area of the Atlantic Ocean on the Argentine Shelf. Two major ocean currents: the cold Falklands Current and the warm Brazil Currentinfluence its waters.
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