Amazon River

Himanshi singh        Nov  22 , 2022

#Exploration And Naming

The Amazon River was discovered in 1541 by Francisco de Orellana who descended the main course of the river from Ecuadorian to Peruvian Andes. 

#Exploration And Naming

The name Amazon was adopted after a battle between Francisco de Orellana and the Pira-tapuyas peoples. 

#Course Of The Amazon

The river originated 11.8 million years ago during the Miocene period. It took its present-day course over 2.4 million years ago during the Early Pleistocene. 

#Course Of The Amazon

The mouth of the Amazon is measured from Cabo do Norte to Punto Patijoca in northern Brazil, a distance measuring 325 km 

#Amazon Biodiversity And Ecosystem

The Amazon river forms one of the largest biodiversity areas in the world as it is the location of the tropical rainforest, the Amazon. 

#Black Caiman

Melanosuchus niger is a large crocodilian that lives in the Amazon basin’s slow-moving rivers and lakes 

#Developing The Amazon Basin

The Amazon river forms one of the largest biodiversity areas in the world as it is the location of the tropical rainforest, the Amazon. 

#Developing The Amazon Basin

These streets have made it workable for the investigation of oil, stream fish, tropical hardwoods wood assets, and unlawful cocaine creation.

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