Importance of World's Largest River Basin
The Amazon River starts in the Mountain of the Andes, and its primary tributary in Peru is the Maranon River. The largest river basin in the World transports the largest volume of water than any other river system.
- The major part of the basin is surrounded by the World's largest rainforest, the Amazon rainforest.
- The World's largest river basin is an essential natural resource for developing the economy.
- Amazon basin constitutes the biggest known reserves of bauxite in the World.
- Most industries that supply iron and steel to international markets are near the World's largest river basin.