The central-southern area of South America haspampas, or plains. Grazing animals, such ascattleand sheep, are additionally raised within the pampas area. Parts of the Canadian province of British Columbia and the us states of Washington, Oregon, and California sit on the tiny Juan de Fuca Plate. Parts of California and the Mexican state of Baja California sit on the large Pacific Plate. Parts of Baja California and the Mexican states of Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinaloa, and Jalisco sit on the Cocos Plate.