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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_River

The Amazon River, usually abbreviated to The Amazon in South America is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world and according to most authorities, the second longest in length. The headwaters of the Apurímac River on Nevado Mismi had been considered for nearly a century as the Amazon's most ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_basin

The Amazon basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries. The Amazon drainage basin covers an area of about 7,500,000 km 2 (2,900,000 sq mi), or roughly 40 percent of the South American continent. It is located in the countries of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, ...

www.ukessays.com/essays/environmental-sciences/human-impacts-on-the-amazon-river-environmental-sciences-essay.php

Mar 23, 2015 ... The Amazon River is a largest and deepest river in the world. Thus, it is very easy for boating and shipping. So trading between countries will be easier. The Amazon River also used for drinking and bathing. Bathing increases the pollution of this river. Then people use water for drinking. So it may make ...

www.reference.com/geography/uses-amazon-river-e4ddae1449512164

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

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/geography/amazonriver.htm

This article describes the Nile River, its facts and figures, and its past and present . ... Perhaps to warn later travelers about these fierce women, he named the river Amazon. As with the Nile, the people who lived along the Amazon in ancient times used the river for agriculture and transportation. That hasn't changed.

www.britannica.com/place/Amazon-River

Amazon River, Portuguese Rio Amazonas, Spanish Río Amazonas, also called Río Marañón and Rio Solimões, the greatest river of South America and the largest drainage system in the world in terms of the volume of its flow and the area of its basin. The total length of the river—as measured from the headwaters of the ...

wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/rivers/amazon

Rivers are unpredictable, and nowhere is this truer than in the Amazon River Basin, which is subject to radical seasonal changes throughout the year. Amazon rivers provide a range of habitats, including swamps, marshes and streams, each hosting different types of wildlife. These waterways are subject to major annual ...

www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/amazonriver.html

Enjoy our awesome range of Earth facts for kids. Check out the cool trivia and have fun learning about some of our planet's most amazing features. Interesting facts about the Amazon River Amazon River Facts. Check out these fun Amazon River facts for kids. Learn about where the Amazon River is located, how long it is , ...

www.discover-peru.org/peru-geography-amazon-river

The Amazon River is the second longest river in the world about 4,000 miles or 6,450 km long, second only to the Nile River. In terms of volume, the Amazon is the largest river in the world, it contains one fifth of the earth's fresh water. Its width varies according to the rain season; at its widest point it can be 6.8 miles or 11km ...