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8 Facts on Amazon River

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8 interesting facts on Amazon River and its ecosystem. Interesting photographs.

8 interesting facts on Amazon River and its ecosystem. Interesting photographs.

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  • 1. 8Facts onAmazon River
  • 2. 1.The Amazon River carriesmore water than any otherriver in the world
  • 3. Responsible for 25% of thefresh water that flows intothe worlds oceans
  • 4. 2.Amazon River is the secondlongest river in the world isabout 6400 km long
  • 5. 3.The Amazon River has thelargest watershed (area ofland that flows into the river)Has more than 200tributaries
  • 6. 4.Streams that begin in theAndes Mountains are thestarting sources for theAmazon River.
  • 7. 5.Most of the runoff of Brazilflows into the Amazon Riveralong from four othercountries: Peru, Bolivia,Colombia, and Ecuador.
  • 8. 6.Amazon River meets theAtlantic Ocean.The colour and salinity of theAtlantic Ocean are modifiedfor nearly 320 km from thedelta.
  • 9. 7.Amazon River can be asmuch as one to six mileswide!During flood seasons, theAmazon is more than 32 kmin certain places
  • 10. 8.The Amazon River takendifferent routes since itbegan to carry water.Amazon River even flowedwest at one time or more,into the Pacific Ocean.
  • 11. ThankYou

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