Press "Enter" to skip to content

What river flows across northern Brazil and empties into the Atlantic Ocean?

What river flows across northern Brazil and empties into the Atlantic Ocean?

Orinoco River
The Orinoco River flows north of the Amazon. The Orinoco flows in a giant arc for more than 2,736 kilometers (1,700 miles), originating in the Guiana Highlands of northern Brazil and discharging in the Atlantic Ocean in Venezuela.

Which of these is the longest river located completely within Brazil?

São Francisco River
With a length of 2,914 kilometres (1,811 mi), it is the longest river that runs entirely in Brazilian territory, and the fourth longest in South America and overall in Brazil (after the Amazon, the Paraná and the Madeira)….São Francisco River.

São Francisco River Velho Chico
• maximum 11,718 m3/s (413,800 cu ft/s)

Which is the longest river in Peru by length?

At a length of 1,100 miles (1,771 km), the Ucayali River (Río Ucayali) is the longest river in Peru and a major tributary of the Amazon. The Ucayali begins in the Ucayali Region of Peru , a result of the confluence of the Río Urubamba and the Río Tambo.

Which is the longest river in South Africa?

1. The Nile at 6 600 km is not only the longest river in Africa but it is also the longest river in the world and is arguably Africa’s best known waterway.

Which is the longest river in the Amazon rainforest?

The Marañón River is 879 miles long (1,414 km) and begins near the town of Rondos in the Huánuco Region of Peru — but its true source lies further up the Lawriqucha and Nupe Rivers, which form to create the Marañón. Since the 1700s, the Río Marañón has often been considered the source of the Amazon.

Where does the Amazon River come from in Peru?

The most distant source of the Amazon River, however, is believed to be a glacial stream flowing from Nevado Mismi, a mountain in the Arequipa Region of Peru (the meltwaters of which feed the Apurímac River).