Tapajós River and Basin (Brazil) The Editor Sun, 06/13/2021 - 16:38
The Tapajós is a major river in Brazil that runs through the Amazon Rainforest and is a major tributary of the Amazon River. Formed by the union of the Juruena and Teles Pires rivers, it is one of the largest clearwater rivers in the Amazon Basin.
Várzea Forest Ecoregions (South America) The Editor Thu, 06/04/2020 - 18:28
Várzeas are extensive lowland floodplain areas bordering the Amazon River and its tributaries. Várzea forests are subject to seasonal flooding and may also contain more open, seasonally flooded habitats such as grasslands, including floating meadows.