Amazon River

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a major South American river

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The Amazon river prawn Macrobrachium amazonicum occurs in rivers, floodplains, lakes, and reservoirs in the tropical and subtropical regions of South America.
The 3,600-square-mile coral reef system found in the Amazon River ranges from 100 to 400 feet deep.
Vivo, the largest telecommunications company in Brazil, and Huawei, a leading global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions provider, today jointly announced their successful deployment of the first wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) lines crossing the Amazon River and the Amazon rainforest.
New research published in Nature Geoscience has shown that very little of the carbon that enters the Amazon River makes it to the ocean, and that the river is 'exhaling' much more carbon dioxide than previously thought.
com)-- G Adventures is increasing its capacity on the Amazon River by more than 30 per cent with the launch of a newly refurbished, purpose-built vessel for 2013, which started sailing this month.
During each year's rainy season, the Amazon River overflows--flooding an area the size of Oregon.
A comparative study of different populations within the Amazon river system showed that egg size tends to increase with increasing distance from the sea (Odinetz-Collart & Rabelo 1996).
Helen Skelton visited Valley for Comic Relief " Helen has kayaked down the Amazon River, walked a high wire above Battersea Power Station and trekked to the South Pole
In 2008, Stafford, an adventurer, began a journey to become the first person to walk the entire length of the Amazon River.
Filledwith color photos of scenes along the Amazon and sidebars of historic interest, "The Amazon River" presents five chapters of past and present history of the fabulous Amazon River which is over 11 million years old.
The Amazon River in South America is the second longest river in the world after the Nile.
Walking the Amazon Channel 5, 9pm Former British Army captain Ed Stafford had a dream of becoming the first person to walk the entire length of the mighty Amazon river.
Tuesday at the Dragonfly Bend Unit of the West Eugene Wetlands; meet at the Checkermallow access located on the south side of Royal Avenue between Green Hill Road and Terry Street; sponsored by Willamette Resources & Educational Network; free; Trevor Taylor, wetlands program supervisor for the city of Eugene, will help lead the walk; participants will see a restoration site with 75 acres of wet prairie located between the Amazon River and Amazon Creek; the area is home to a variety of wildlife, nesting bird species, prairie wildflowers and grass species; WREN will provide binoculars; 541-338-7046.
Last August, Ed Stafford of Great Britain became the first person to hike the length of the Amazon River in South America.