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Delta del Orinoco

Delta del Orinoco

Delta del Orinoco or Delta of the river Orinoco is a unique wetland biosphere situated in Delta Amacuro State in Venezuela.

 

 

 

Location: Delta Amacuro   Map

 

 

 

Description of Delta del Orinoco or Delta of the river Orinoco

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Delta del Orinoco or Delta of the river Orinoco is a unique wetland biosphere situated in Delta Amacuro State in Venezuela. Orinoco river is one of the largest on the continent. It measures a total length of 2,140 km (1,330 mi) with a basin area of 880,000 sq km (339,770 sq mi). First described by Christopher Columbus on his third voyage to the New World today it is famous for eco tourism. Its enormous area is home to hundreds of species of birds, mammals, insects and other animals and plants. The best way to explore the area of the Orinoco delta is by renting boats with local people who can show most interesting places in the area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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