Amazon River

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a major South American river

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A young salamander named Alexander joins his friends Airey the Butterfly and Terry the Tarantula for an unforgettable adventure in the Amazon River Basin.
An intro chapter overviews the genesis of rubber extraction in the Amazon River Basin and relates the history of domestication.
Sometimes called Amazonia, the rainforest of the Amazon River basin is the largest in the world.
The flora down in the basin was typically Amazonian with low levels of diversity and similar species to other localities within the huge Amazon River basin.
Its river systems also support remarkable biodiversity; the Amazon River basin alone contains more than 2,500 species of fish, or approximately half of the world's known fish species (UNEP 2003).
The species is only found in the Amazon River basin from the river mouth to the upper reaches of tributaries of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, and Peru.
The piranha, the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world, is more commonly found in the Amazon River basin.
The Amazon River basin region is a vast territory with an area >7 million [km.sup.2], encompassing parts of 9 South American countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.
Biochar may eliminate the need to replenish organic matter, especially beneficial to Oxisols as exist in the Amazon River Basin and in Georgia.
During the rainy season, parts of the river flowing through the Amazon River Basin, which drains into the Southern Atlantic Ocean, can be almost 25 miles wide.
From the area where the Andes Mountains meets the Amazon River Basin, approximately 3,500-ft.
From different parts of the planet, Mongolia, the Sahara and the Amazon River Basin, these fans use their wits to make separate journeys with the same goal.
Although the surface of the Amazon River Basin is relatively calm, there is an enormous world to be discovered underneath.