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Argentina (GPS: 34 00 S, 64 00 W) located in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay. The country’s area measurements are total: 2,780,400 sq km; land: 2,736,690 sq km, water: 43,710 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US. The total irrigated land is 23,600 sq km (2012).
One of the critical features of Argentina: Second-largest country in South America (after Brazil). Strategic location is relative to sea lanes between the South Atlantic and the South Pacific Oceans (Strait of Magellan, Beagle Channel, Drake Passage). Diverse geophysical landscapes range from tropical climates in the north to tundra in the far south. Cerro Aconcagua is the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountain, while Laguna del Carbon is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere. Shares Iguazu Falls, the world’s most extensive waterfalls system, with Brazil.