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The transpantaneira highway built between 1972 and 1976, connecting the cities of Poconé to Porto Jofre, in Mato Grosso. Throughout its 145 miles of land are 125 wooden bridges, where the landfill revealed a surprising ability to retain flood waters. Thus, even in the dry season most terrible, the water accumulated in the margins becomes [...]

Saco do Mamanguá, located in the municipality of Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, is the only place in the Brazilian coast with formation similar to the fjords – shallows common in Scandinavian countries. Called by many tropical fjord, is actually an estuary, an ancient valley submerged by an inlet from the sea approximately 1 [...]