Meeting of Waters

The Meeting of Waters is the confluence of two or more rivers. The expression generally refers to the largest of these phenomena on Earth: the meeting between the dark Rio Negro and the pale sandy-colored Amazon River, referred to as the Solimões River in upriver of this confluence.

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Meeting of Waters

Latitude
-3.1126° or 3° 6' 45.5" south
Longitude
-59.8851° or 59° 53' 6.2" west
Elevation
7 metres (23 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 206147977
Geo­Names ID
9389387
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