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Does anyone know how to fix this? I fixed the syntactical glitch but the image doesn't exist.
- I vote yes. Dralwik 01:19, 17 Nov 2004 (UTC)
geography or history
"But over the past 30 years the Brazilian government has transformed Amazonia into factory sites and settlements by sponsoring road projects, colonization schemes, and industrial developments."
This seems more about history than geography. Also is sounds like a political statement against the Brazilian government policy in the region, and in my opinion should be deleted. 18.104.22.168 16:41, 6 June 2006 (UTC)
- I agree. I came to the discussion page just to see if there was an explanation for that. 22.214.171.124 00:29, 17 August 2006 (UTC)
In the Amazon rain forest, the name "Olivia" is quite common. It is the most popular name in South America. 126.96.36.199 21:54, 20 November 2006 (UTC) first, this goes in talk, it was on the bottom of the article. second, where did u get that? olivia isnt, by far, the common name in south america nd i can think a lot of more names.--ometzit<col> 22:25, 21 November 2006 (UTC)
I am afraid that the text contains more errors. The author is, I suspect unaware of new archeological findings and discussion about whether or not the different tribes had their own writingsystem. Inca's where not the only kingdom (scientific debate) who thrived here. It seems to me he/she is hanging on to popular believes. In this case I would suggest to stick to general information and leave the serious parts up to the people who'd know.--Glynn71 11:51, 1 March 2007 (UTC)
Why just put "nobody knows?" either say something, or remove the section. this is not enough!! anyone noes types of homes ??????/ —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 07:30, 3 January 2008 (UTC)
This certainly needs a citation: Scientists from respected institutions and NASA have produced scientific evidence that... Nazroon 06:04, 5 February 2007 (UTC)
I believe that this article (Amazon Basin) is miscapitalized. The standard spelling appears to be Amazon basin (i.e. basin should be lowercase). See Britannica, Smithsonian Institute, Smithsonian.com, Foreign Affairs, The Economist. I will boldly move it. Pburka (talk) 21:40, 2 August 2014 (UTC)
- That needed admin action to delete the redirect - Agreed and Done. – Fayenatic London 22:26, 2 August 2014 (UTC)
Geological development should be described.
The section on geography states that "The Amazon basin formerly flowed west to Pacific Ocean until the Andes formed". This poorly supported factoid is a monumental understatement of how the basin developed, which is as yet poorly understood. And that development is considered key to explaining the regions amazing ecological diversity, which itself is not mentioned in the article (except for birds). If anyone is up to working on this I would recommend an article in a recent issue (30 Oct.) of Science, "Cradle of Life", that provides a good overview of current status. ~ J. Johnson (JJ) (talk) 00:54, 11 November 2015 (UTC)