Friday, March 18, 2005

Pacaraima Mountains

Also spelled  Pakaraima,  Portuguese  Serra Pacaraimã,  Spanish  Sierra Pacaraima,  also called  (in Guyana) Pakaraima Mountains,   central tabular upland of the Guiana Highlands in Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana. The Pacaraima Mountains form the drainage divide between the Orinoco Valley to the north and the Amazon Basin to the south. Extending for 250 mi (400 km) in an east–west direction, the mountains mark the borders between Brazil and southeastern Venezuela and between Brazil and west central Guyana.


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