Ans: 1. Russia; 2. Canada; 3; USA; 4. China; 5. Brazil. Sixth is Australia. (Australia is the biggest island).
One thing that people forget, I think, is that South America is really big. It takes approx. nine hours to fly from Santiago de Chile to Miami, Florida. So not easy to get from top to bottom, although I had a friend who landed in Chile having started in Alaska via the famous ‘Panamercano’. Top adventuring!
The picture above was taken at the start of the Dakar Rally in Buenos Aires in 2015.
See also a guest blog (Beef & Malbec in Buenos Aires) that I wrote for an excellent friend and blogger, Di Bortoletto over at Travelletto. While you are there get some excellent recommendations on where to eat around the world.