The Amazon river flows across the northern area of South America and drains one of the largest rain catchment areas on Earth. What is commonly called "the Amazon" is a river network that consists of multiple rivers and s... More »

The Amazon River and its tributaries run through Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Brazil. The river is approximately 4,000 miles long, making it the world's second longest river after the Nile. It is the l... More »

The Amazon River basin covers parts of Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela, totalling about 40 percent of South America. The Amazon River itself runs west to east from ... More »

The mouth of the Amazon river is located in Northern Brazil. The ecoregion of this area is described as neotropical. More »

The Amazon River basin covers parts of Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela, totalling about 40 percent of South America. The Amazon River itself runs west to east from ... More »

Brazil comprises a total area of about 3.3 million square miles, making it the fifth largest country in the world and the largest country in South America, occupying over half the continent. Brazil is bordered by the Atl... More »

According to National Geographic, three major land regions exist on the continent of South America: the coastal plains, the river basins and the mountains and highlands. The continent is a study of geographical diversity... More »