Learn the largest river in the world
There is the Amazon River in South America, it is the largest river in the world in terms of size and depth, but in terms of the flow rate is greater than may flow rate of eight rivers in the world. The Amazon River may have the largest drainage basin in the world is, and what is almost a fifth of the total flow of the rivers in the world. - - And that the Amazon River is the river found the heaviest in the world but there is no subsidiary Geographic Society data confirm that the Amazon River is the second longest river in the world there is the purpose of the Nile River, and some scientists are still arguing about this topic. - Amazon River is the largest drainage basin in the world exists, where it covers about 40 percent of the South American continent area, almost any of 6,915,000 square kilometers (2.67 million square miles). And that the waters may gather from 5 degrees North latitude to 20 degrees South latitude. And beyond the headwaters of the Amazon River is located between the Andean plateau, close to the Pacific Ocean. - - The average land that has been covered in water during the dry season 110,000 square kilometers (42,000 square miles), he rises to the land that has immerse flood waters in the Amazon basin to 350,000 square kilometers (135 0.000 sq mi) during rainfall - hurt Amazon enormous amount of water inside the Atlantic Ocean up to 300,000 cubic meters per second during the rainy season and the Amazon River extends to the world's oceans by about 20% of the total volume of fresh water. And be away from the beach mouth of the Amazon, and can be healthy and safe for drinking water drawn from the ocean, it is far from the coast, and there are those who observed a decrease in the salinity of the ocean in five hundred kilometers out to sea.