The river originates from the andes mountains in the peru. The largest part of the river is located in brazil and it was named by a spanish explorer who named the amazon forest after being attacked by women who he compared to the greek amazons.
The headwaters of the apurimac river on nevado mismi had been considered for nearly a.
The amazon river carries more water than any other river in the world.
In fact the amazon river is responsible for about one fifth twenty percent of the fresh water that flows into the worlds oceans.
The amazon river flows from peru through colombia and brazil.
The amazon is the widest river of the world.
Just to give you an idea of how long that really is it is about 5800km to fly from the uk to america and the amazon river is longer than that.
The amazon river is the second longest river in the world and is about 4000 miles 6400 km long.
Amazon river dolphin.
Rio amazonas in south america is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world and by most accepted definitions it is the second longest river in the world after the nile river.
The length of the amazon river is approximately 6400 kilometers 4000 miles.
The amazon river uk.
More than 3700 kilometres 2300 mi from its mouth upstream from the city of iquitos peru the amazon divides into the maranon and the ucayali rivers.
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Manaus in brazil normally records the highest water level rises each year of between 10 and 15m.
The amazon river flow has been the subject of intense studies for more than a century with a greater emphasis placed in the amazon basin where fluctuations are at their most extremes.
The river has over 1100 tributaries 17 of which are over 1500 kilometres long.
Males of this species are significantly longer and heavier than females.
These dolphins are noted for the pink color of adults which is more prominent in males.
It runs through ecuador venezuela bolivia brazil colombia and peru.
Amazon river portuguese rio amazonas spanish rio amazonas also called rio maranon and rio solimoes 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 basinthe total length of the riveras measured from the headwaters of the ucayali apurimac river system in southern peruis at least 4000 miles.
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In july 2007 a group of scientists.
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The river amazon in south america is the largest river by discharge of water in the world and the second in length.
The amazon river runs through the north of the rainforest and it is about 6400km.
It is the largest river dolphin species that can weigh as much as 185 kg and grow as long as 25 m.
The inia geoffrensis is endemic to the amazon river basin where its three subspecies are found.
The amazon river is the largest river in the world in terms of its discharge into the atlantic ocean and either the longest or second longest river in the world contending with the nile river for that honor.