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River Trips, Manaus: 25 reviews and 39 photos


The phenomenon of the meeting of the waters of the Negro (dark) and Solimoes (muddy) rivers is something that deserves to be contemplated. The two largest rivers of the region do not mix for six kilometers, caused by the differences in density, temp erature and velocity of the two rivers, which then end up forming the Amazon Rive.

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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