Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated between rivers.
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  • The Park comprises an interfluvial peneplain of schist and granite between the Comoé and Volta rivers, with a mean altitude of 250 m to 300 m and a series of ridges and granite inselbergs rising to 600 m.

    Comoé National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • This interfluvial ecoregion is bound by the Solimões River (Amazon) to the south and the Japurá and Caquetá Rivers to the north.

    Solimões-Japurá moist forest

  • This westernmost line was meant to distinguish the Napo ecoregion, to the west, from these interfluvial ecoregions as an area of Pleistocene refugia and butterfly endemism (see Napo moist forest description).

    Solimões-Japurá moist forest

  • This interfluvial ecoregion is bound by the Tapajós River to the west, the Xingu River to the east and the Solimões (Amazon) River and várzea to the north.

    Tapajós-Xingu moist forests

  • The Tapajós-Xingu moist forest ecoregion lies in central-eastern Brazil south of the Amazon River, comprising the interfluvial plain between the Tapajós and Xingu Rivers, both major tributaries to the Amazon River.

    Tapajós-Xingu moist forests

  • This interfluvial region extends west from the Amazon City of Manaus at the confluence of the Rio Negro and Rio Solimões (Amazon), following these rivers until the latter forks with the Japurá at the City of Tefé.

    Japurá-Solimoes-Negro moist forests

  • This interfluvial ecoregion is bound on the east and across the southwest by the Tocantins River (the Tucurui Reservoir is not considered for historic coverage) and by the Pindare River and São Marcos Gulf in the east.

    Tocantins-Araguaia-Maranhão moist forests

  • This interfluvial ecoregion is bound by the Purus and Solimões (Amazon) Rivers to the north and the Madeira River to the south.

    Purus-Madeira moist forests

  • The Purus-Madeira moist forest region lies in the center of the Brazilian Amazon south of the Amazon River on the interfluvial plain between the Purus and Madiera rivers.

    Purus-Madeira moist forests

  • This interfluvial ecoregion is bound by the Amazon Delta to the north, the Xingu River to the west, and the Tocantins River to the east.

    Xingu-Tocantins-Araguaia moist forests

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