Many of Suriname's water bodies are ecologically significant, providing habitats for various plant and animal species. These are some of the significant bodies of water in Suriname, each with its significance for transportation, trade, agriculture, and ecology.
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Landforms of Suriname
The Guiana Shield is one of the three cratons of the South American Plate. It is a 1.7 billion-year-old Precambrian geological formation in northeast South America that forms a portion of the northern coast. The higher elevations are known as the Guiana Highlands.