Amazon River

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Good Essays

    From mountains to rivers, Latin America has many geographic features that affect civilians in many different ways. 3 major geographic features are the Andes Mountains, Panama Canal and the Amazon River. I will tell you how each feature helps the citizens living near it. There are different positive and negative influences and uses for each. After that, I will summarize the topics one by one. The Amazon River is the second longest river in the world at almost 4,000 miles. It is also one of the widest rivers; six miles wide at some places. It collects water from 40% of South America in the form of tributaries. Tributaries are rivers or streams flowing into larger rivers or lakes. The Amazon River helped in transportation before Europeans arrived…

    • 348 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Manaus, on the banks of the Negro River in northwestern Brazil, is the capital of the vast state of Amazonas. It was known at the beginning of the century, as "Heart of the Amazon" and "City of the Forest".It's a major departure point for the surrounding Amazon Rainforest. Just east of the city, the dark Negro River converges with the brown, muddy Solimões River resulting in a striking visual phenomenon called the “Meeting of the Waters.” The combined tributaries form the Amazon River. Manaus is…

    • 772 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Latin America Mountains

    • 475 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Latin America is the combination of Central America and South America. It is a very diverse land separating the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. There are two mountain ranges, the Amazon, and many other physical features. Here is all about Latin America’s Physical Features. The two mountain ranges in Latin America are the Andes and Sierra Madre Mountains. The Andes stretch from the top of South America, along the Pacific Coast, and finishes at the southern tip of South America. With 20,000…

    • 475 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Hyacinth Macaw

    • 341 Words
    • 2 Pages

    The hyacinth macaw lives in the Amazon RainForest, has bright gorgeous blue feathers, and eats lots of berries, nuts, and tiny bugs. The hyacinth macaw is mostly found in tall trees , swamps, forests, and near rivers in the Amazon RainForest. Also,the hyacinth macaw is found mostly in riverside tropical rainforest and palm swamps. It’s habitat goes throughout the hyacinth macaw’s range, however, from the moist forest with a broken canopy, to mature palm forest, to grassland .More information,…

    • 341 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Iguazu Research Papers

    • 721 Words
    • 3 Pages

    7 feet long, taller than most humans. Brazil is known for another interesting thing, it’s beautiful places. One of which is Iguazu Falls that rivals with the well known Niagara Falls. Iguazu is known to look like a floating island. The unsimplified ratio of Iguazu’s measurements to Niagara's measurements are: Width- 8,700:4,900, height- 269:183,194, river volume- 61,660:202,000, elevation: 640:614, flow rate (cubic feet per second) 62,010:84,760. Iguazu has a higher width and…

    • 721 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    started a family with his wife Emily Mahone and there new child named Crystal. Moses is as smart as Albert Einstein and can read the minds of others. He didn’t find out about his powers until he was a Senior at Harvard University. He kept his powers to himself until he was married and had a child. Moses kept the a secret because he thought that kids would laugh at him and call him names. He was called on an adventure to the Amazon Jungle. Moses got the call at 11pm and if accepted he would leave…

    • 1210 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Historically the surrounding forests and wetlands of São Paulo have soaked up rain and released it into the reservoir, but the destruction of these areas are causing the reservoir to dry up, contributing to the drought. Even the deforestation in the Amazon River basin hundreds of miles away may also be adding to the water crisis; cutting the forest reduces its capacity to release humidity into the air, diminishing rainfall in southeast Brazil. The city’s surging population growth in the 20th…

    • 284 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Moving Mountains Analysis

    • 1310 Words
    • 6 Pages

    The Domain documents the remains of the now-barren land of the Amazon Rainforest, left as the result of the Peruvian gold rush. Ashlar Quarries depicts the city of Arequipa, also known as the White City. The city was given the nickname for its chiseled architecture for the extraction of sillar stone. Although both collections may just bleak and desolate, Hirose deliberate placement of the two pieces, side-by-side, allow the audience to understand that the rummage for Peru’s resources has led to…

    • 1310 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    Similarities Of Brazil

    • 1065 Words
    • 4 Pages

    The tree tappers of the Amazon are applauded for their protection of the rainforest, the people in the favelas are admired for their struggles in improving human life, and the protesters in Bolivia are commended for their determination in the face of violence and corruption. One voice that would be particularly interesting to hear from would be Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. He has spoken up many times about Latin America, especially since he is from Argentina. Based on his…

    • 1065 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Deep in the Amazon rainforest lives the most isolated man in the world. He will spend tonight inside a leafy hole that he has dug himself in the ground, the same way he has for the past, approximately, 20 years. The last of his tribe, living isolated for so long makes it hard enough to survive let alone the fact that he lives in one of the most aggressive environments in the world. Home to 10% of the animal species in the world, as well as dangerous creatures like orifice attacking leeches,…

    • 323 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50