Capim River

The Capim River (Portuguese: Rio Capim) is a river in the state of Pará, Brazil. It is a tributary of the Guamá River.

Capim River
Capim River is located in Brazil
Capim River
Mouth location in Brazil
Native nameRio Capim  (Portuguese)
Location
CountryBrazil
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 • coordinates
1°40′40″S 47°47′36″W / 1.677832°S 47.793378°W / -1.677832; -47.793378Coordinates: 1°40′40″S 47°47′36″W / 1.677832°S 47.793378°W / -1.677832; -47.793378
Length820 kilometres (510 mi)[1]
Basin features
River systemGuamá River

The Gurupí, Capim and Guamá rivers flow into the mouth of the Amazon and are affected by the daily tides, which force water from the Amazon upstream. They are in the Tocantins-Araguaia-Maranhão moist forests ecoregion.[2]

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Sears, Robin, South America: Eastern extreme of the Amazon basin in Brazil (NT0170), WWF: World Wildlife Fund, retrieved 2017-03-25
  • Ziesler, R.; Ardizzone, G.D. (1979), "Amazon River System", The Inland waters of Latin America, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, ISBN 92-5-000780-9, archived from the original on 21 October 2013