The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by discharge of water in
the world, and according to some experts, the longest in length. The headwaters
Amazon River, Portuguese Rio Amazonas, Spanish Río Amazonas, also called
Río Marañón and Rio Solimões, the greatest river of South America and the ...
Sep 4, 2013 ... The Amazon Basin is the world's largest rainforest, drainage area for its second
largest river and one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth.
The Amazon River is located in South America. It runs through Guyana, Ecuador,
Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia and Peru. The length of the Amazon River ...
May 16, 2016 ... Obviously this means that a powerful river – an Amazon or a Nile – has dozens or
even hundreds of starting points. But geographers like to ...
The Amazon River. Coming a close second after the Nile as the world's longest
river, the Amazon River sets the record in terms of the sheer volume of water that
Apr 26, 2016 ... The Amazon River, known for an array of wonders from pink dolphins to flesh-
eating piranhas, has a new treasure for scientists.
The Amazon River is the second longest river in the world, and the largest in
terms of the size of its watershed, the number of tributaries, and the volume of
Feb 4, 2015 ... The Amazon River is a heck of a big tributary. Besides being one of the
LONGEST rivers in the world, it also happens to be the WIDEST.
The width of the Amazon River varies from only 1 mile in some places during the
dry season to as much as 30 miles in the wet season. The mouth of the Amazon ...