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Educating the future of Manaus

Not far from Manaus, Brazil, two major rivers meet. For almost four miles, water from the dark-colored Rio Negro runs adjacent — without mixing — to the water from the lighter colored Rio Solimoes.

The phenomenon, dubbed the "Meeting of the Waters," is the main tourist attraction in this isolated city in northern Brazil and is due to the differences in temperature and speed of the two rivers, which eventually merge to become the Amazon River.

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