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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 incorrectly often said to be Cape Horn, but Águila Islet of the Diego Ramirez Islands is actually the southernmost point.
Latitude and longitude
Geographic coordinates expressed in WGS 84.
- Northernmost point: Santa Catalina Island in San Andrés y Providencia Department, Colombia (13°24′03″N 81°22′14″W)
- Southernmost point can be either:
- Westernmost point can be either:
- Easternmost point can be either:
South America (mainland)
Center: 40 km. NWbN of Fuerte Olimpo, Alto Paraguay, Paraguay (20°43′8″S 58°3′39″W / 20.71889°S 58.06083°W)