The Amazon river flows across the northern area of South America and drains one of the largest rain catchment areas on Earth. What is commonly called "the Amazon" is a river networ...
Amazon River Activities
The Amazon River in South America is the largest in the world. The Amazon has the greatest watershed area, number of tributaries and volume of water of all. It is 4,000 miles long and travels through Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela. The greatest...
The Amazon River (US /ˈæməzɒn/ or UK /ˈæməzən/; Spanish and Portuguese:
Amazonas) in South America is the largest river by discharge of water in the ...
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 ...
The Rio Negro tributary of the Amazon River
Due to the vast amount of water as well as sediment that are deposited where the Amazon River
meets the Atlantic Ocean, the color and salinity of the Atlantic Ocean are modified for nearly 200 miles (320 km) from t... More »
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 ...
Nov 4, 2014 ... Amazon River, Portuguese Rio Amazonas, Spanish Río Amazonas, also called
Río Marañón and Rio Solimões, Amazon River [Credit: ...
The Amazon River of South America is the world's largest river and the lifeblood
of ... At its widest point the Amazon River can be 6.8 miles (11 kilometers) wide ...
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 ...
Feb 15, 2014 ... Five different tributaries have been designated as the source of the Amazon
River through the centuries. A new study argues for yet another.