Definition of Igarapes
1. igarape [n] - See also: igarape
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Literary usage of Igarapes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life and Nature Under the Tropics: Or, Sketches of Travels Among the Andes by Henry Morris Myers, Philip Van Ness Myers (1871)
"THE LOWER AMAZONS. Departure from Manaos—Our Steamer.—Monkeys.—Madeira Kiver.—Klse and Fall of the Amazons.—Flooded Forest.—igarapes. ..."
2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1851)
"... though the arid of our operations is becoming from day to day more contracted by the rapid rise of the rivers and igarapes. ..."
3. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"The sun had barely risen when we started, and my advice was to follow the river-bank ; but with the view of getting round the heads of some igarapes, ..."
4. The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of by Henry Walter Bates (1864)
"The igarapes and furos or channels, which are infinite in number in this great river delta, are characteristic of the country. ..."
5. The State of Pará: Notes for the Exposition of Chicago by Henrique Americó Santa Rosa, Alexandre V. Tavares, Pará (Brazil : State), Ignacio Baptista de Moura, Alberto Torrezáo, Manoel Odorico Nina Ribeiro, Pedro da Cunha (1893)
"Numberless are the rivers which cross the territory in majestic intricacy; incalculable the igarapes (small rivers) which from every part draw out the ..."
6. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1890)
"In this way a labyrinthine system of canals arises, which accompanies the river along its whole course, the so-called "igarapes." The old bends of the river ..."
7. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1886)
"An igarapé is a natural navigable channel connecting one stream with another, or a side branch of a main stream ; the existence of igarapes is the best ..."
8. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot (Cary) Agassiz (1868)
"... in its native waters ; but, though frequently told that it was plenty at certain seasons in the lakes and igarapes? we have never been able to find it. ..."