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The Orinoco River (Watts Library)

by Carol B. Rawlins

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature - Water (oceans, lakes, etc.),
  • Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Etc.),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Orinoco River (Venezuela and Colombia),
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9395818M
    ISBN 100531164292
    ISBN 109780531164297

    The Mighty Orinoco Book Summary and Study Guide. Jules Verne Booklist Jules Verne Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Mighty Orinoco; First published in When he learns the death from his wife and their daughter in a shipwreck, Colonel de Kermor decides to leave the French Army and to disappear after having trusted the. In Orinoco River: Hydrology. The river basin, as a geomorphological feature, dates from the Quaternary Period (i.e., the past million years). The enormous quantities of material produced by the highland regions are carried down by torrential rains to the rivers. The rivers, unable to hold the excessive material, overflow or Read More.

    Black and white vintage print, depicting Warao lake houses in the Guyanese section of the Orinoco River, consisting of platforms covered with thatched roofs, each strung between four palms, published in John George Wood's volume 'The uncivilized races of men in all countries of the world, being a comprehensive account of their manners and customs, and of their .   Description. The Orinoco River is one of the largest rivers of South America, and is 2, kilometers long. Its drainage basin is known as Orinoquia, which is % in Venezuela and the remaining portion is in are the major transportation system from the interiors and eastern side of Venezuela and the Ilanos of Colombia. The people of Warao are the Author: Khushboo Sheth.

    The Orinoco River Basin received a B-. The report card serves as a model for building comprehensive, community-driven, scientifically credible basin assessments that can work around the world. In its entirety, the report card shows a basin in transition, facing real and immediate threats from land use change, loss of forest cover, and ecosystem. The Orinoco's main tributary is the Apure River. For many centuries the Piaroa tribe have called this their home. The women grow fruit and vegetables and the men fish. The river is home to many animal species e.g. giant river otters, the Orinoco Crocodile, river dolphins and the .


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The Orinoco River (Watts Library) by Carol B. Rawlins Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Orinoco and its tributaries constitute the northernmost of South America’s four major river systems. Bordered by the Andes Mountains to the west and the north, the Guiana Highlands to the east, and the Amazon watershed to the south, the river basin covers an area of aboutsquare miles (, square km).

It encompasses. The Casiquiare River "apparently" flows uphill and connects the Orinoco River to the Amazon. Note that the word "apparently" is used several times, at least by reviewers, and "apparently" questions the direction of the river flow.

Starks gives an explanation of sorts in the latter chapters/5(13). #6 Best Value of 6 places to stay in Orinoco Delta “ If you look for a real escape from all the hassle of modern life, this is the place to go.

In the middle of the jungle, bordering a river, you will plunge and live in the nature. This title examines the location, origin, and history of the Orinoco River, from use by South American Indians to the modern industrial complex built along the lower river.

The route of the river through the nation of Venezuela is also followed. Publish your book with B&: The Orinoco river is so beautiful and what took my breath away, was when captain called me up to deck to look over the side.

There were families in boats which were made from trees with a hollow cut from centre of the trunk and these were their boats.5/5(34). The Orinoco is a main river in northern South is one of the longest rivers in South America, at 2, km (1, mi).

Its drainage basin, sometimes called the Orinoquia, coverssquare kilometres (, sq mi), with % of it in Venezuela and the rest in Orinoco and its tributaries are the main transport system for eastern and interior Countries: Venezuela, Colombia.

The title comes from the Orinoco River in South America, but the story doesn't have much to do with that river. It's a story of greed, pride, curiosity and money.

The author spends many pages on descriptions, although they are beautiful, /5. Cuidemos nuestro hermoso río Orinoco, el quinto río más caudaloso del mundo. Voyages - Level 3 Forging Ahead Captain Orinoco's Onion by n/a and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Orinoco River.

[Carol Rawlins] -- Examines the history, origins, boundaries, and uses of the Orinoco River. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carol Rawlins. Find more information about: ISBN: The Cassiquiari Canal is actually a large river that divides off (or bifurcates) from the Orinoco, and runs downhill into the Rio Negro branch of the Amazon.

The Cassiquiari Canal is highlighted in purple, joining the west and north flowing Orinoco drainage to the south and east flowing Amazon drainage (Wikipedia).

Juanita falls for Tom, who's preparing to go to South America to help improve health conditions among the natives. She signs up, too, and ends up promoting dental hygiene in an Indian village on the Orinoco River.

She gradually and realistically grows more mature, independent and serious, while their love flowers satisfactorily.3/5(1). The Orinoco is a river in northern South is one of the longest rivers in South America, at 2, km (1, mi). Its drainage basin, sometimes called the Orinoquia, coverssquare kilometres (, sq mi), with % of it in Venezuela and the rest in Orinoco and its tributaries are the major transportation system for eastern and interior Countries: Venezuela, Colombia.

The Orinoco River Venezuela in South America is home to the Orinoco River. The river starts high in the mountains of central Venezuela, becoming a torrential flow of water by the time it reaches.

The Orinoco River South America. The Orinoco, from Guyana to the Caribbean Islands on board the Levant (Documentary) - Duration: Stop Over - Documentary, Discovery, Historyviews. - South America's third longest river, Rio Orinoco stretches more than miles, from the southern end of Venezuela to the northeast coast.5/5(34).

Jules Verne () was the first author to popularize the literary genre of science fiction. Written in and part of the author's famous series Voyages Extraordinaires, The Mighty Orinoco tells the story of a young man's search for his father along the then-uncharted Orinoco River of :   Egrets line a furrowed sandbank in the Orinoco River.

Humboldt traveled through South America for five years from to His 1, mile journey by canoe down the Orinoco River was “pure. Orinoco Delta Lodge offers accommodations in the Orinoco River Delta in Venezuela. The property offers thatched-roof huts, fitted with private bathrooms with a shower in every unit, along with free toiletries.

Towels and bed linen are available. Orinoco Delta. The Orinoco river system is one of the largest in South America, originating along the southern borders of Venezuela and Brazil, in the state of exact length of the river is still undetermined, with estimates between 1, to 1, mi (2,–2, km) long, making it among the world's largest river : Bonnie Hamre.

The chapter on the Orinoco River Crocodile observes that commercial hunting of the species began in the late s and peaked in the s. “Between 3, and 4, skins were sold daily” in San Fernando de Apure, the largest city located in the region inhabited by the Orinoco River Crocodile, and the centre of trade in the species.I received the Kindle edition as a gift in exchange for a review, my thanks to Richard and Miriam, also to Diane, who as Armchair Tour Guide of GR club Around the World in 80 Books posted the offer.

Having secured a grant from Geographical Magazine the authors set about their journey along the Casiquiare River, a river which joins two separate river systems, the Orinoco and /5.Orinoco Books is an independent company based in the north of England, supplying and selling books for all kinds of events, including book signings, literature festivals and author visits to schools and libraries.

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