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View Resource Expedition to Peruvian Andes Confirms the Source of the Amazon

A US-led, National Geographic Society expedition says it has confirmed the location for the exact source of the Amazon River. The source lies on a 5,597 meter high peak called Nevado Mismi in the Peruvian Andes. The National Geographic team had established Mismi as the river's source in 1971, but in recent years the possibility had been raised that the actual source was at another mountain....
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This home page for eco-tourism company focuses on Brazilian Amazonia. Although the site is designed to advertise their travel services, those who are just interested in learning general facts about the geography, culture, flora, and fauna of Amazonia may also find this site useful. The photo gallery contains some fabulous images that should not be missed.