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The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by discharge of water in the world, and ..... A variety of methods were used to compare the lengths of the Mantaro river vs. the Apurímac ...

What are the uses of the Amazon River? | Reference.com

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The Amazon River and its tributaries are important for local agriculture, for transportation and as a source of hydroelectric power. Unfortunately, the Amazon's ...

The Amazon River - Social Studies for Kids

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This article describes the Nile River, its facts and figures, and its past and ... along the Amazon in ancient times used the river for agriculture and transportation.

What is the Amazon river used for - Answers.com

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The Amazon River is used for fishing, native goods/people transportation, and a water source. Also, it attracts tourists and rain forest animals that may be hunted ...

10 Interesting Facts about the Amazon River - SeaDream Yacht Club

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Nov 7, 2012 ... The Amazon River is the principle path of transportation for people and produce ... The Amazon is the major South American river based in the ...

7 Things to Do in the Amazon River Basin | Viator Travel Blog

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Nov 7, 2012 ... 7 Things to Do in the Amazon River Basin ... Whereas many a number of hallucinogens can be used for recreational purposes, with ayahuasca ...

The Amazon and the River People - Lindblad Expeditions

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Ribereños are generally Spanish-speakers who live in small towns, villages or individual farms in the Amazon lowlands. The river is their life and is used for ...

Amazon River - New World Encyclopedia

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The Amazon River of South America is the world's largest river and the ... by Europeans who used the Amazon to traverse the formidable environment, the vast ...

Amazon River Facts for Kids - Interesting Facts about the Amazon ...

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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 ...

Importance of Rainforest Rivers to People - Rainforests

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Jul 31, 2012 ... The river also provides services for city dwellers by fertilizing the surrounding soils every ... Why is the Amazon River important to local people ...

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How do people use the Amazon River? | Reference.com

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People use the Amazon River for water, food, travel and scientific discovery. In fact, the Amazon River alone adds 20 percent of freshwater into the ocean and is  ...

Amazon River | Facts, History, Animals, & Map | Britannica.com

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Amazon River, Portuguese Rio Amazonas, Spanish Río Amazonas, also called Río Marañón and Rio Solimões, Amazon River [Credit: Encyclopædia Britannica  ...

The Amazon River | WWF

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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 ...