Iquitos Travel - The Amazon River in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest - Iquitos Peru

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Uploaded on July 02, 2009 by FerturPeruTravel

http://www.fertur-travel.com/iquitos_tours.html The Amazon River in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest The Amazon River dominates South Americafrom its source in the Peruvian Andes to its mouth on the east coast of Brazil. The first European to find it was Francisco de Orellana in 1542. The Amazon is the longest and broadest river in the world, and covers the largest land area. Its 6756 kilometers or 4,197 miles long, more than 40 kilometers longer than the Nile. For most of its length the river is sinuous, creating a web of channels and thousands of islands. On average the Amazon is 50 meters deep and between 4 and 6 kilometers wide. River boat tours leave from Iquitos to the eastern edge of the Amazon in Brazil, a journey that takes weeks, but shorter trips can take visitors to jungle lodges for a glimpse of the rivers abundant wildlife.. Fertur Peru Travel. A full service travel agency and tour operator dedicated to making your journey to Peru a dream come true. Visit us at: http://www.fertur-travel.com/iquitos_tours.html Peru tours to Iquitos hotels peru peru tour huaraz peru caraz peru inca trail peru trip peru tourism peru alpamayo hiking peru travel agency peru climbing peru tour operator peru peru tourism trekking Peru peru flights peru bike tours tour companies

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