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1 Amazon River 5,771 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Marañón River 120 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Urarina 101 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Nevado Mismi 77 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Tarapoto 69 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Huallaga River 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Yurimaguas 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 La Canela 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Carhuasanta 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Pongo (geography) 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Amazon Defense Coalition 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Instituto de Arqueología Amazónica 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks

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The upper reaches of the Amazon River of western South America.

In Peru, the Upper Amazon comprises a series of major river systems that flow north and south into the Marañón and Amazon Rivers. Among others, these include the following: Morona, Pastaza, Nucuray, Urituyacu, Chambira, Tigre, Nanay, Napo, Huallaga, and Ucayali. Originating in the snow-crested Andes high above Lake Lauricocha in central Peru, the headstream of the Marañón River rises in the glaciers in what is known as the Nevado de Yarupa. Rushing through waterfalls and gorges in an area of the high jungle called the pongos, the Marañón River flows about 1,000 miles from west-central to northeast Peru before it combines with the Ucayali River, just below the provincial town of Nauta, to form the mighty Amazon River.

In Ecuador, the Upper Amazon includes the river systems of the Napo river valley, which include the Napo, Pastaza, Aguarico, Tiputini, Coca, and Cuyabeno among others. These areas circumscribe two major preserves - the Yasuní National Park and the Cuyabeno Reserve - which include habitats that are considered to be the most biodiverse on Earth.

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