How Deep Is the Amazon River?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 29, 2020 7:01:06 AM ET
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The average depth of the Brazil section of the Amazon River is about 150 feet, with maximum depths reaching about 300 feet. In the section of the river between Manacapuru and Óbidos, the depth ranges between 66 and 85 feet.

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