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14 Fun Facts About the Amazon River

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The Amazon River is the largest river in the world. It winds its way across South America, picking up dirt, leaves, and mostly water from over one third of South America. Then it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
Learn about the Amazon River and find out the answers to these questions:
Is the Amazon the biggest river in the world?
Are there more kinds of fish in the Amazon or in the ocean?
The Amazon drains how much of South America?
How deep does the Amazon river get?
And many more.

Find out more about the Amazon and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.

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