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Author Goulding, Michael

Title The Smithsonian atlas of the Amazon / Michael Goulding, Ronaldo Barthem, Efrem Ferreira ; cartography by Roy Duenas.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Oversized    551.483 GOU    Available
Description 253 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-246) and index.
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.
Subject Rivers -- Brazil -- Amazon River Watershed.
Geomorphology -- Brazil -- Amazon River Watershed.
Stream ecology -- Brazil -- Amazon River Watershed.
Amazon River Watershed
Added Author Barthem, Ronaldo
Ferreira, Efrem Jorge Gondim
ISBN 1588341356 (alk. paper)
9781588341358 (alk. paper)

 
    
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