Friday, January 28, 2011

#452 Meeting of the Waters

At Manaus, the waters meet. It's visible from space.

The dark tannin-stained Rio Negro flows into the milk chocolate silt-laden Solimões/Amazon.  The waters meet, but don't mix.

Extreme differences in water temperature and acidity keep the two waters distinct for many miles downstream from their junction.

Yours in enjoying this meeting,

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