By Steven Green
Geographical Location
Where The Amazon Is  Key = Amazon River <ul><li>Located in 7 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Peru </l...
The River Flow Over 1/5 of the water from rivers flows down the Amazon River It flows for 6488 km There are no bridges acr...
Geographical Records <ul><li>   </li></ul>2 nd  longest river in the whole world! But there was a thorough debate deciding...
Source of the River Source is where it starts Tough job to find exact source Located in Nevado Mismi, an 18363 foot mounta...
Mouth of the River
Definition of mouth of a river Where a river flows into an ocean Drains loads of water into the Atlantic Ocean Rain from t...
The width  The width of the mouth of the river is mostly measured between Cabo do Norte and Punto patijoca. Though it also...
Did You Know? The width of the mouth of the Amazon River is larger than the complete length of the Thames in London! Thame...
Location  Located in the Atlantic ocean, nearest brazil. There is no elevation of the mouth. Key Atlantic Ocean Brazil
Wildlife
Bull Shark One of the three sharks that attack humans Slightly smaller than the great white shark Can be aggressive and ho...
Anaconda Lives in the shallows of the Amazon River Kills prey by crushing it Can dislocate jaws
Piranha Swim and catch  prey in large groups Locate victims through vibration and the smell of blood Can eat baby alligato...
Amazon River Dolphin 2.8  meters long! Also named the  Boto Biggest species of river dolphin
Sources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.extremescience.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gsf...
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The Amazon River By Steven Green 97 2003 Powerpoint

  1. 1. By Steven Green
  2. 2. Geographical Location
  3. 3. Where The Amazon Is Key = Amazon River <ul><li>Located in 7 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Ecuador </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Venezuela </li></ul><ul><li>Bolivia </li></ul><ul><li>Guyana </li></ul>
  4. 4. The River Flow Over 1/5 of the water from rivers flows down the Amazon River It flows for 6488 km There are no bridges across the Amazon river because it is so wide and it flows through tropical rainforest
  5. 5. Geographical Records <ul><li>   </li></ul>2 nd longest river in the whole world! But there was a thorough debate deciding whether the Nile was the longest river in the world or the Amazon river. River Length (km) Country/ Continent <ul><li>Nile </li></ul>6550 Africa 2. Amazon 6488 South America 3. Yangtze 6300 China 4. Mississippi 6275 U.S.A 5. Yenisei 5539 Russia 6. Huang-He 5464 China 7. Ob-Irtysh 5410 Russia
  6. 6. Source of the River Source is where it starts Tough job to find exact source Located in Nevado Mismi, an 18363 foot mountain in South Peru
  7. 7. Mouth of the River
  8. 8. Definition of mouth of a river Where a river flows into an ocean Drains loads of water into the Atlantic Ocean Rain from the Amazon Rainforest pours into the Amazon River which carries it out to the ocean
  9. 9. The width The width of the mouth of the river is mostly measured between Cabo do Norte and Punto patijoca. Though it also involves the ocean outlet which is 60km wide.
  10. 10. Did You Know? The width of the mouth of the Amazon River is larger than the complete length of the Thames in London! Thames Mouth of the Amazon River
  11. 11. Location Located in the Atlantic ocean, nearest brazil. There is no elevation of the mouth. Key Atlantic Ocean Brazil
  12. 12. Wildlife
  13. 13. Bull Shark One of the three sharks that attack humans Slightly smaller than the great white shark Can be aggressive and hostile
  14. 14. Anaconda Lives in the shallows of the Amazon River Kills prey by crushing it Can dislocate jaws
  15. 15. Piranha Swim and catch prey in large groups Locate victims through vibration and the smell of blood Can eat baby alligators, baby anacondas and small birds
  16. 16. Amazon River Dolphin 2.8 meters long! Also named the Boto Biggest species of river dolphin
  17. 17. Sources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.extremescience.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/gsfc/educ/science/2000/01-04-01.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com.hk/imghp?rls=ig&hl=en&tab=wi </li></ul><ul><li>http://thesaurus.reference.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>The Worlds top ten Rivers by Neil Morris </li></ul><ul><li>Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson </li></ul>
  18. 18. The End

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