Uruguay: capital Montevideo: 2nd smallest nation in South America by area; located within a temperate zone; relatively mild and fairly uniform nationwide; seasonal variations are pronounced, but extremes in temperature are rare; high humidity and fog are common; no mountains
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Scenic Byway 12 spans 124 miles and travels through some of the most diverse, remote, and ruggedly beautiful landscape in the country. You'll see ancient seas bed remains, alpine forests, pink stone turrets, and open sagebrush flats on this route.