Extreme points of South America

Extreme points of South America

This is a list of the extreme points of South America, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location on the continent. The continent's southernmost point is often said to be Cape Horn, which is the southernmost point of the coastal Chilean islands.

outh America

* Northernmost point: Punta Gallinas, Colombia (coord|12|27|30.48|N|71|39|53.02|W|)
* Southernmost point: Águila Islet, Diego Ramirez Islands, Chile ¹
* Westernmost point: Darwin Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (coord|01|40|43.50|N|92|00|32.96|W|) ²
* Easternmost point: Ilha do Sul, Ilhas Martin Vaz, Brazil (coord|20|28|28|S|28|50|26|W|) ³

outh America (mainland)

* Northernmost point: Punta Gallinas, Colombia (coord|12|27|30.48|N|71|39|53.02|W|)
* Southernmost point: Cape Froward, Chile (coord|53|53|46.70|S|71|17|39.53|W|)
* Westernmost point: Punta Pariñas, Peru (coord|04|40|58.49|S|81|19|43.72|W|)
* Easternmost point: Ponta do Seixas, Brazil (coord|07|09|19.07|S|34|47|32.98|W|)

Center: Northern Paraguay (coord|20|43|08.11|S|58|03|38.35|W|)

:¹ If the South Sandwich Islands are included as part of South America, then Thule Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is the southernmost point (coord|59|31|50.52|S|27|23|50.69|W|).:² If Easter Island is included as part of South America, then the nearby islet of Motu Nui is the westernmost point.:³ If the South Sandwich Islands are included as part of South America, then Montagu Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is the easternmost point (coord|58|25|00|S|26|23|00|W|).

Altitude

* Highest point: Aconcagua, Mendoza, 6,962 m coord|32|39|00|S|70|14|00|W|type:landmark_region:AR|name=Aconcagua (highest)
* Lowest point: Laguna del Carbón, Santa Cruz, -105 m coord|49|35|00|S|68|21|00|W|type:landmark_region:AR|name=Laguna del Carbón (lowest)

Extreme points of South American countries

See also

*Geography of South America
*Extreme points of the world


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