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A New River of 6,000 km is found beneath the Amazon River!!

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posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 01:48 AM
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This is really amazing! A "twin" of the Amazon River flows beneath this huge basin. Researchers at the Brasilian National Observatory found evidence of an underground river of 6,000 km long that runs down the Amazon River, at a depth of 4000 meters with a flow of 3,000 m3 / s, like the Nile River! Its name is Rio Hamza, like the resercher that discover it, Valiya Hamza, .

Source: www.estadao.com.br...

More we dig, minus we learn about our planet...

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posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 01:57 AM
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Wow a river beneath a river.. this changes everything.
Interesting, This underground river was probably used by the ancients.
Thanks for sharing.




posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 02:23 AM
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Pray tell how that works arken....
Where does the river flow to?
Does it empty out into an ocean below the atlantic?
naw just kiddin, but id sure like a little more detail on that river.
Like 12000+ft below surface theres a river six thousand ks long that mirrors the amazon???
If theres one theres more im sure.....we haqve no real idea what the hey is down under our feets do we?
great find bud!



posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 02:42 AM
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I read somewhere (article on net) that there is an underground river under the Nile too, but that statement was all I could find. No other info available.

Last paragraph in the following LINK
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posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 02:44 AM
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It's not a river as such, it's simular to that "ocean" which was found, which is basically wet porous rock.

BBC link on the river
www.bbc.co.uk...

A subterranean river said to be flowing beneath the Amazon region of Brazil is not a river in the conventional sense, even if its existence is confirmed. The "river" has been widely reported, after a study on it was presented to a Brazilian science meeting last week. But the researchers involved told BBC News that water was moving through porous rock at speeds measured in cm, or inches, per year - not flowing.



posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 02:53 AM
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Thanks for your rapid aclaration with in the first page of the thread, avoiding the spread of a misleading concept.


Don't blame the OP, blame the source.
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posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 02:58 AM
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posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 03:20 AM
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