Presence of ferric oxides
Red soil in India is largely found in Deccan plateau. Red soil is less clayey and sandier in nature and has a rich content of iron and small amount of humus. Red soil is also known as yellow soil. The redness is the soil is due to Jerric oxide, is 2nd largest soil found in India from south of Bundelkhand to North of Raj mahal hill.
Part of the continent of South America is in the Northern Hemisphere. This include parts of Ecuador, and, wholly or partly, which six other South American countries?