Earth from space: the Amazon River
Today’s Video of the Day from the European Space Agency features a satellite view of the Amazon River in the rainforest of South America.
The Amazon River flows more than 4,000 miles from the Andes to the Atlantic Ocean on the northeast coast of Brazil, passing through six countries along the way.
The Amazon is considered the widest river in the world, as well as the largest drainage system, with more than 000 tributaries.
Video Credit: ESA