Santarém obidos or alenquer halfway between manaus and. Map of the amazon basin manaus at the very center of the amazon bay where the solimoes and negro rivers join their waters and the amazon river officially begins it is the main reference city in the amazon.
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World map showing amazon basin. It is located in the countries of bolivia brazil colombia ecuador french guiana guyana peru suriname and venezuela. There is really nowhere else in the world that compares to the amazon for the scale and scope of change the map at the top of this page a mosaic of cloud free images collected by landsat 7 and landsat 8 in 2018 offers a clear view of the entire basin s land surfaces. The following styles are associated with this data set.
Add layer to my map. Click on a style name to view or edit the style. The amazon basin is the part of south america drained by the amazon river and its tributaries the amazon drainage basin covers an area of about 6 300 000 km 2 2 400 000 sq mi or about 35 5 percent of the south american continent.
The amazon rainforest covers most of the amazon basin. A basin is the area that drains into a river. Amazon river portuguese rio amazonas spanish río amazonas also called río marañón and rio solimões the greatest river of south america and the largest drainage system in the world in terms of the volume of its flow and the area of its basin the total length of the river as measured from the headwaters of the ucayali apurímac river system in southern peru is at least 4 000 miles.
Amazon basin and manaus region maps map of the brazilian amazon image. Basin click to view on map. This layer has been viewed 4727 time s by 3205 user s layer styles.
The amazon river has many tributaries. Choose a style to view it in the preview to the left. The amazon basin is the largest basin in the world covering around 2 720 000 square miles 7 050 000 square kilometres.
On world political map mark amazon basin ganga brahmaputra basin rocky mountains prairies river mississippi the velds kalahari desert drakensburg 7392893. The water from the amazon basin eventually enters the amazon river. If no cloud free observations were available in 2018 imagery was.
It features a comprehensive list of river basins worldwide including their names boundaries and other helpful information. Indigenous tribes who call the amazon home but for many many others. This database provides the first ever compilation of the world s river basins developed specifically for corporate disclosure.
Belém at the mouth ending is another big reference. The enormous river basin contains 10 percent of the world s plant and animal life and supplies about 20 percent of the.