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Lakes and Rivers by Triple Border Between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina

25.5S 54.6W

May 7th, 2012 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina - May 6th, 2012

Near the center of this image are the cities of Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, and Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, by the triple border between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. Flowing towards the cities from the top center is the Paraná River, changing in color from brown with sediments to greenish blue in the large reservoir behind the Itaipu Dam, a hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River.

Visible to the west, near the left edge, is the dark blue Rio Yguazú Lake. To the east, in the dark green vegetated area, the San Antonio River can be observed. It is a tributary of the Iguazu River, and forms the border between Misiones Province in Argentina and Paraná State in Brazil.

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