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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, major river of South America that flows in a giant .... Wide fluctuations in the river's flow reflect the seasonal rainfall pattern.

Orinoco River - New World Encyclopedia


Mar 3, 2015 ... At its mouth it forms a wide delta that branches off into hundreds of rivers and .... One is the mile-long bridge across the Orinoco River at Ciudad ...

Orinoco River Facts - SoftSchools


The Orinoco River is one of South America's longest rivers flowing 1330 miles through Venezuela and Columbia and finally emptying into the Atlantic Ocean.

Orinoco Facts for Kids | KidzSearch.com


Sep 15, 2013 ... The course of the Orinoco forms a wide arc that surrounds the Guiana Shield. The source of the river is at Cerro Delgado-Chalbaud, in the ...

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 ...

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The Orinoco is extremely diverse and hosts a wide variety of flora and fauna. History The ... The Orinoco River, here in Amazonas State, Venezuela. Orinoco ...

Cross-channel mixing and its effect on sedimentation in the Orinoco ...


At high discharge, cross-channel mixing of water in the Orinoco River main stem requires several days and up to 500 km of downriver transit for completion.

Conserving the Orinoco Basin for locals and tourists alike | Stories ...


Dec 14, 2015 ... WWF's river basin report card could help protect the Orinoco for a ... between December and April to chase the Orinoco's wide range of fish.

Orinoco Peacock Bass - AquariumDomain.com


Orinoco Peacock Bass are named for the Orinoco river of Venezuela and Colombia, ... driftwood and plant vegetation to ambush a wide variety of prey items.

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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 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 ...

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.