Amazon River Basin Soil Moisture for January 1985 - 1999

Soil moisture throughout the basin is high with the highest levels witnessed in the lower reached of the river. The Amazon contains one of the largest flood plains in the world being up to 50km wide at times. The western most reaches which are the foot hills of the Andes mountain range consistently has the lowest soil moisture of this basin.

Soil moisture legend as percentages

Soil moisture legend as percentages

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