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South America

South America, also known as Southern America, was an Earth continent of the Americas, located below Central and North America. It was inhabited by the Native Americans. (TV: "The Sea of Death")


Early history[]

The Second Doctor, John and Gillian visited South America and helped a native village defend themselves from an enemy tribe. (COMIC: The TARDIS Worshippers)

Vampire bats were only found in South America, (TV: The Chase) as was the black orchid flower. (TV: Black Orchid)

20th century[]

In 1911, the Forge harvested vampire DNA in South America. The DNA was used in Project: Twilight. (PROSE: Project: Valhalla)

In the late 20th century, amidst growing tensions between Russia and China, fighting broke out in South America and southern Asia before Sir Reginald Styles was able to negotiate peace, cooling the crisis and preventing World War III, with the Third Doctor preventing an alternate timeline where Styles was assassinated and war did indeed come to pass. (TV: Day of the Daleks)

In 1977, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart investigated an Inca pyramid in South America. (AUDIO: The Cloisters of Terror)

21st century[]

In Pete's World in 2004, the South American state reported that 265,000 people had gone missing, implied to be Cybermen experiments. (WC: Tardisode 5)

By 2007, H.C. Clements had an office in South America. (TV: The Runaway Bride)

During the 2010s invasion of Earth by parallel universe Cybermen, South America was among the places where they landed. (AUDIO: Master of Worlds)

Later history[]

Following the plague sent by the Daleks during their 22nd century invasion of Earth, a majority of the population of South America died before a cure could be found. (TV: The Dalek Invasion of Earth)

One South American jungle was home to a mushroom known as the Great Power. The Daleks travelled to this jungle to obtain it, where they were defeated by the First Doctor and the Chief Voord. (PROSE: Doctor Who and the Daleks)


On Mondas, the twin planet of Earth, the landmasses resembled those of Earth but were mirrored and upside down. Ben Jackson pointed out Mondas' equivalent of South America. (TV: The Tenth Planet)