8 Facts on Amazon River

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8 Facts on Amazon River

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

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