Latitude and longitude of Meeting of Waters

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The Meeting of Waters (Portuguese: Encontro das Águas) is the confluence between the Rio Negro, a river with dark (almost black colored) water, and the sandy-colored Amazon River or Rio Solimões, as it is known the upper section of the Amazon in Brazil. For 6 km (3.7 mi) the river's waters run side by side without mixing. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Manaus, Brazil. The same also happens near Santarém, Pará with the Amazon and Tapajós rivers. This phenomenon commonly takes place in many regions of the world.

Latitude: -3° 08' 7.20" S
Longitude: -59° 54' 10.19" W

Nearest city to this article: Careiro da Várzea

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