The Amazon River begins in the Peruvian Andes and flows east until it ends at the Atlantic Ocean. It is the second longest river after the Nile and flows through the countries of Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivi... More »

The Yangtze River starts in the southwestern section of Qinghai and ends north of Shanghai, where it empties into the East China Sea. The river's route is 3,720 miles long, making the Yangtze River the longest river in A... More »

The Parana river starts at the confluence of the Paranaiba and Grande rivers in southern Brazil and ends at the Atlantic Ocean, in Argentina. The Parana river meets with the Uruguay River to form the Rio de la Plata near... More »

The Amazon River, which has its beginnings in the South American country of Peru, ends by pouring into the Atlantic Ocean in Brazil, near the city of Macapa. The river is about 4,000 miles long. More » Geography Bodies of Water

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 fe... More »

The width of the Amazon River varies from only 1 mile in some places during the dry season to as much as 30 miles in the wet season. The mouth of the Amazon where it meets the Atlantic Ocean is more than 250 miles wide. More »

The Amazon River is approximately 4,000 miles, or 6,400 kilometers, long. It can get as wide as almost 120 miles, or 190 kilometers, during the rainy season. The river runs through the South American countries of Guyana,... More » Geography Bodies of Water