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Amazon River

The second-longest river in the world, the Amazon flows about 3,900 miles from northern Peru across northern Brazil to a wide delta on the Atlantic Ocean.

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Where does the Amazon River start and end?

The long Amazon River flows from Peru all the way through Brazil to the Atlantic Ocean. The Amazon River, which is the largest river on earth (by volume) and the second largest (in length), shorter than only the Nile of Africa, begins in the Peruvian Andes. The Amazon is an aggregate of numerous water sources. However it is widely accepted that the river's water source that is farthest from the mouth of the river is a glacial stream stemming from the mountain...
Asked in South America, Lakes and Rivers, Amazon River

What is so special about Amazon River?

It is the second longest river in the world. As well as being the second longest river in the world, it has many roles, like watering many different diveristies of animals, from minor animals right up to the large animals such as the big cats of south america. It also has one of the largest spreads of area fed. Houses many different animals, such as the boto(amazon river dolphin), piranha, and some bull sharks. Also accounts for around one fifth the worlds river...
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What country does the Amazon River start in?

The geographic source of the Amazon River in Mt. Nevado Mismi of Peru. From its source to the mouth, the length of the Amazon river is 6,575 km or 4,086 miles. Source: S. Liu, P. Lu, D. Liu, P. Jin, W. Wang, Pinpointing the sources and measuring the lengths of the principal rivers of the world, International Journal of Digital Earth, Volume 2, Issue 1 March 2009 , pages 80 - 87,DOI: 10.1080/1753894090274608 ...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers, Oceans and Seas, Amazon River

What is the place called where river meets sea?

Estuary Answer In some cases such as the nile the mouth that meets the Mediterranean is called the Delta. (There are 3 main types: Arcuate, Bird's Foot and Estuarine) Estuary, inlet, mouth, or delta. It depends on the river. If your talking about Nile, Egypt, or Rhone, France. Its called a "Delta". A Delta forms from sediment deposited at the mouth of the river. Some coastal rivers flow into "estuaries", where Fresh and Salt Water mix.\ Hope this Helped. ;) Possibly, a Tidal Basin. An alluvial plain; also...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers, Amazon River

Why is the Amazon River a famous waterway?

because it one of the longest rivers in the world... or is that the nile... well im 98% sure ...
Asked in Rain and Flooding, Lakes and Rivers, Amazon River

What is a River Basin?

A River basin is the portion of land drained by a river and its tributaries. It encompasses all of the land surface dissected and drained by many streams and creeks that flow downhill into one another, and eventually into one river. The final destination is an estuary or an ocean. As a bathtub catches all the water that falls within its sides, a river basin sends all the water falling on the surrounding land into a central river and out to...
Asked in The Twilight Saga, Amazon River, Quebec

What was the original name of firon?

Real Name Of Firoun is ARMAGHEES SAANI
Asked in Brazil, Amazon River

What countries does the Amazon River flow through?

The Amazon River is exclusively in South America. The Amazon River proper flows mostly in Peru and Brazil. It flows from its origin in the Peruvian Andes not far from the western coast of South America, just clips the country of Colombia, and flows mainly through Brazil. It terminates in a large delta on the Atlantic Ocean. It has tributaries flowing from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela. These river systems in these five countries are called the Upper Amazon. ...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers, The River Nile, Amazon River

What is the biggest river in the world?

The biggest river in the world is Nile in Africa wich is 7,088 km long, while the Amazon river is the second of 6436 kilometers long. South America's Amazon River is the world's largest because it carries more water to the sea than any other river. There is only one 'biggest' river. However you need to define what you mean by biggest. It could mean the longest or, as stated above, the one with the largest volume of water. River Nile is the longest...
Asked in South America, Rainforests, Amazon River

What is the vegetation of the Amazon basin?

There are many, many many types of vegetation in the Amazon basin, from orchids and bromeliads to a native tropical fruit tree called the abiu. Much of the vegetation in this region is unknown and yet to be discovered, so it's really hard to make a list of all the plant life of the Amazon Basin. ...
Asked in Rainforests, Amazon River, Height

How tall was a amazon woman?

Amazonesses ranged anywhere from 6'2" to 6'9". They were well built, with sturdy, powerful bodies, and dangerous weaponry skills. They rivalled even the best trained soldiers of the great empires of the ancient world and wielded (unknowingly) global reknown. ...
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What are the major tributaries of the Amazon River?

the amazon river has 9 main tributaries called Marañón, Japurá, Rio Negro, Ucayali, Purus, Madeira, Tapajós, Xingu and Tocantins. ...
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How long is the Amazon River?

The Amazon River is approximately 6,400 km (4,000 miles) long.
Asked in South America, Amazon River

What is the length of the Amazon River?

The length of the Amazon river is 6,575 km from its source in Mt. Misimi of Peru. The length of the Nile River is 7,088 km from its source in Nyungwe National Park of Rwanda. S. Liu, P. Lu, D. Liu, P. Jin, W. Wang, Pinpointing the sources and measuring the lengths of the principal rivers of the world, International Journal of Digital Earth, Volume 2, Issue 1 March 2009 , pages 80 - 87,DOI: 10.1080/17538940902746082 ...
Asked in Boats and Watercraft, Canoes and Kayaks, Lakes and Rivers, Kayaking, Amazon River

Can you canoe all the way down the Amazon river?

some guy swam the whole thing! so yes its possible. disease and permission would be the biggest hurtles. ...
Asked in Environmental Issues, Lakes and Rivers, Amazon River, The Difference Between

What is the difference between River Basin and Amazon Basin?

A river basin is any area of land that drains into a river system. The Amazon Basin is one specific river basin, namely all the land that drains into the Amazon River system (meaning: including all the streams and creeks that in turn flow into the Amazon.) ...