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Southeast Brazil

Geomorphology / Landforms

Travel & Tours / Brazil – The Atlantic Rainforest in Southeast Brazil contains the most exciting geomorphological features of the South American Platform. Its diversified relief provides an excellent playground for all kind of eco adventure tours. The main landforms of this region can be divided into:

Rifts / Basins: Southeast Rift (RCS), Paraná, Santos.
Rivers / Drainage Basins: Ribeira do Iguape (RR), Tietê (RT), Paraíba do Sul (RPS).
Islands / Peninsulas: Superagüi (SU), Cardoso (IC), Ilhabela (IB), Juatinga / Mamanguá(J), Ilha Grande (IG).
Mountain Ranges / Massifs: Serra da Cantareira (C), Serra da Mantiqueira (Campos do Jordão (CJ), Itatiaia (I)).
                                                 Serra do Mar (Prata (H), Marumbi (M), Paranapiacaba (P), Juréia (JI), S. d. Mar (S),
                                                                         Bocaina (B), Tijuca (T), Órgãos (O)).

Capitals: Curitiba (C), São Paulo (SP), Rio de Janeiro (RJ).

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