Oct 19, 2013
Amazon River Floodplain at Santarem, Brazil
What at first glance might appear to be a piece of abstract art is actually a photo made using a 180mm lens from approximately 226 nautical miles above Earth featuring the very wide Amazon River floodplain at Santarem, Brazil.
In Brazil, a new road to the Amazon offers grain export relief
A new northern front is opening in the battle for a share of Brazil's burgeoning soy and corn exports as a highway decades in the making finally opens, offering a shortcut through the Amazon jungle to northeastern waterways.