Fishing boats lie on the sandy beaches of Alter do Chão. The Amazon basin is shaped like a leaf and the over 1,100 tributaries of the Amazon river are full of diverse contrasts of immense natural beauty.Barcos de pesca se estendem nas praias arenosas de Alter do Chão. A Bacia Amazónica tem a forma de uma folha e os tributários do Rio Amazonas, mais de 1.100, são ricos em diversos contrastes de imensa beleza natural.
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