Top Amazon River Facts


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1. The Amazon River spews so much fresh water into the Atlantic that surface water can be drinkable up to 200 miles from shore
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2. 10 of the tributaries flowing into the Amazon river are as big as the Mississippi river.

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3. Bull sharks can swim in freshwater; they've been found as far as 2600 miles up the Amazon River.

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