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Orinoco River - Wikipedia


The Orinoco is one of the longest rivers in South America at 2,140 kilometres ( 1,330 mi). Its drainage basin, sometimes called the Orinoquia, covers 880,000 ...

Orinoco River | river, South America | Britannica.com


Oct 6, 2009 ... Major river of South America that flows in a giant arc for some 1700 ... The Northern Andes and the Orinoco River basin and its drainage network. ..... the second largest continent (after Asia), covering about one-fifth of the total ...

Orinoco River - New World Encyclopedia


Oct 4, 2016 ... The Orinoco River region is home to over one thousand species of .... The Guiana Shield forms a portion of the northern coast of the continent.

Orinoco River - Great Rivers Of South America - WorldAtlas.com


Jun 9, 2016 ... Continents. Africa · Antarctica ... The Orinoco River is one of the largest rivers of South America, and is 2,140 kilometers long. ... There are many well-known tributaries of Orinoco River like the largest tributary Caroni. The river ...

Where is the Orinoco River located? | Reference.com


The Orinoco River is located in South America and flows through Venezuela and Colombia. The river empties into the Atlantic Ocean at Delta Amacuro on the ...

Orinoco River Basin, South America | WWF


Flowing in a giant arc from Colombia and Venezuela all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, the Orinoco is one of the longest rivers in South America, its basin and ...

Orinoco | Define Orinoco at Dictionary.com


Orinoco definition, a river in N South America, flowing N from the border of ... of the Orinoco, whose mighty current proved to him that it poured from a continent.

Rivers of South America


Drainage is notably affected by the physical dissymmetry of the continent. ... and Uruguay rivers), Orinoco, and São Francisco—cover nearly three-fourths of the ...

CLASSIC CZCS SCENES: Orinoco River Plume in the Caribbean ...


Apr 7, 2016 ... Classic CZCS Scenes Chapter 5: Orinoco River Plume in the Caribbean ... discharge of the major rivers draining the South American continent.

South America: Physical Geography - National Geographic Society


Jan 4, 2012 ... One of the continent's river basins (the Amazon) is defined by dense, ... Highlands are located between the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers.