South Americacontinent located to the south of North America. These continents are separated by the Panama Canal. It is bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean. The nearest other continent besides North America is Antarctica.
A few important parts of South America's geography:
|Continents of the World|
|Asia | Africa | North America | South America | Antarctica | Europe | Australia|
|(The Pacific Islands, also called Oceania, are not part of any continent)|