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The Orinoco is one of the longest rivers in South America at 2,140 kilometres ( 1,330 mi). ... The Orinoco is extremely diverse and hosts a wide variety of flora and fauna. ... He published extensive...

Orinoco River | river, South America | Britannica.com


Orinoco River, Spanish Río Orinoco, Orinoco Basin [Credit: Encyclopædia Britannica, .... Wide fluctuations in the river's flow reflect the seasonal rainfall pattern.

Orinoco River - New World Encyclopedia


Mar 3, 2015 ... The Orinoco River region is home to over one thousand species of birds, ... the Orinoco course flows in a wide ellipsoidal arc, surrounding the ...

Orinoco River System in South America - South America Travel


The Orinoco river system is one of the largest in South America, originating along the southern borders of Venezuela and Brazil, in the state of Amazonas.

Orinoco | Article about Orinoco by The Free Dictionary


In its middle course the Orinoco becomes a deep river 1–1.5 km wide (sometimes increasing to 3 km) and 10–20 m or more deep. Here, its broad valley (3–10 ...

Orinoco - Infoplease


Orinoco , river of Venezuela, estimated to be from 1500 to 1700 mi long. ... the Guiana Highlands, S Venezuela, the Orinoco flows in a wide arc through tropical  ...

orinoco river, venezuela - CIRES - University of Colorado Boulder


limnological and biogeochemical studies of the Orinoco River and its floodplain. ... tific papers dealing with a wide variety of limnological and ecological topics, ...

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Fishes and aquatic habitats of the Orinoco River Basin: diversity and ...


Jun 2, 2016 ... Fishes and aquatic habitats of the Orinoco River Basin: diversity and conservation ... This high ichthyological diversity reflects the wide range of ...

Pergamon - River Systems Research Group - University of Washington


transported across the wide area of alluvial plains known locally as 'Llanos' ... distinctly separated in the Orinoco River basin that seasonal contrasts in water ...

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Orinoco River Basin, South America | WWF


Orinoco River Basin, South America. ... the Orinoco River flows through impenetrable rainforest, flooded forests, vast grasslands and a wide delta before ending ...

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Orinoco , river of Venezuela, estimated to be from 1500 to 1700 mi ... the Orinoco flows in a wide arc through tropical rain forests and savannas (llanos), forming ...

Orinoco - National Geographic


Home to anacondas, the Orinoco river slithers through Venezuela, sustaining an amazing array of creatures, including the world's largest rodent.