The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by discharge of water in
the world, and the second in length. The headwaters of the Apurímac River on ...
The Amazon is the greatest river in the world by so many measures; the volume
of water it carries to the sea (approximately 20% of all the freshwater discharge ...
Nov 4, 2014 ... Amazon River, Portuguese Rio Amazonas, Spanish Río Amazonas, also called
Río Marañón and Rio Solimões, Amazon River [Credit: ...
As the seasons change, so does the river. During the dry season, the width of the
Amazon River can be 4 km to 5 km in places – and in the wet season, this can ...
Apr 26, 2016 ... At the Brazil–French Guiana border, where the Amazon River joins the Atlantic
Ocean, the muddy waters have been hiding a spectacular secret ...
Apr 22, 2016 ... An extensive reef system at the Amazon River mouth. Rodrigo L. Moura,,;
Gilberto M. Amado-Filho,; Fernando C. Moraes,,; Poliana S. Brasileiro ...
Apr 24, 2016 ... The Amazon River is home to a massive network of reefs that houses many
strange and beautiful creatures, new research finds.
While not the Earth's longest river, the Amazon is the largest in volume.
Apr 22, 2016 ... The mouth of the Amazon river. Image: Wikimedia. It's incredible that it escaped
notice for so long, but scientists have just discovered a massive ...
The Amazon River, according to many accounts, was named by Spanish explorer
Fransisco de Orellana in 1541. Geologically, the Amazon River and basin are ...