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A rock in the Peruvian Andes

The source of the Amazon

The source of the Amazon is a trickle of water coming off a cliff high in the Peruvian Andes. By the time the river's journey ends in the Atlantic Ocean it has not only become the world's largest river by volume but possibly also by length. Read on...

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Almu in traditional Andean dress

Bruce and the team start filming their adventure.

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See the first images sent back from the Peruvian Andes.

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"We've done it. We've reached the port of Belem, the gateway of the Amazon..."

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