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rich soil, balsam, subsistence, mahogany, Salvador

El Salvador lacks significant mineral resources, although it has small amounts of gold and silver, as well as limestone and gypsum. Most of its forests have been depleted, but some commercially valuable trees remain, including oak, cedar, mahogany, balsam, and rubber. Its fertile valleys and coastal plain, however, remain its principal natural resources, providing rich soil to grow substantial crops for export and subsistence.



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rich soil, balsam, subsistence, mahogany, Salvador, limestone, cedar, oak, silver, export

 
 

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