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The Amazon river and in the background tropical forest vegetation. On the way to the Atlantic, the river changes names several times (six times in Peru alone) crossing the border into Brazil as the Solimões river and simply being referred to as the Amazon on its final stretch. It is nearly 6,700 km long.O Rio Amazonas e a floresta de vegetação tropical ao fundo. Em seu caminho de aproximadamente 6.700 km de extensão para o Atlântico,o rio muda de nome várias vezes (seis vezes no Peru) cruzando a fronteira do Brasil com o nome de Solimões e simplesmente sendo referido como Amazonas em seu desenvolvimento final.


Latin American and Iberian Institute / University of New Mexico


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