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The Smithsonian atlas of the Amazon

Author: Michael Goulding; Ronaldo Barthem; Efrem Jorge Gondim Ferreira
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents 150 color maps of the Amazon River and its thirteen major tributaries, accompanied by three hundred photos of the river and surrounding rainforest and discussions of the Amazon's ecology.
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Genre/Form: Atlas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Goulding; Ronaldo Barthem; Efrem Jorge Gondim Ferreira
ISBN: 1588341356 9781588341358
OCLC Number: 50479262
Description: 253 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Diverse dimensions --
Flow of the rivers --
Colorful rivers and wetlands --
Human footprints --
Eastern wetlands : the Amazon meets the Atlantic --
The Amazon River : the giant --
The Tocantins : the dammed river --
The Xingu and Tapajós rivers : clearwater reflections --
The Madeira : South America's core --
The Purus and Juruá valleys : lands of meandering rivers --
The Ucayali and Marañón valleys : in the shadow of the Andes --
The northwestern tributaries region : where the Equatorial Amazon and the Andes meet --
The Negro and the Trombetas : black and clear waters from ancient lands --
Conclusion : everyone lives downstream.
Responsibility: Michael Goulding, Ronaldo Barthem, Efrem Ferreira ; cartography by Roy Duenas.
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Presents 150 color maps of the Amazon River and its thirteen major tributaries, accompanied by three hundred photos of the river and surrounding rainforest and discussions of the Amazon's ecology.

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