Small Igarapé, Rio Trombetas, Brazil

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The Trombetas is normally –but not always – navigable as far as Cachoeira Porteira, where the major rapids begin around 260 km from the river mouth. Large ocean steamers and recreios can travel up to 200 km upstream all year round, although the depth during the dry season is only 2.1 m at Oriximiná and […]