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  • Little sun penetrates, however, to the shaded "igarape"

    Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence

  • A matinha do igarape do acampamento Colosso: the cute little forest at the heart of the Amazon.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • In Portuguese it would be a matinha do igarape do acampamento Colosso.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • We were on the point of turning away, when Arthur exclaimed, "I see something moving high up the igarape, among those huge leaves."

    On the Banks of the Amazon

  • We were afraid of going into the forest, lest we should lose our way; we therefore turned back and proceeded up the igarape, which would serve as

    On the Banks of the Amazon

  • The voyage was longer than I had expected, for nearly two hours had passed before we reached the mouth of the igarape, near which the hut of the recluse stood.

    On the Banks of the Amazon

  • At length a pale light appeared ahead; and emerging from the dark shades of the igarape, we entered the wide expanse of the Amazon, across which at that instant the moon, rising above the line of forest, cast the silvery light of her bright beams.

    On the Banks of the Amazon

  • We turned off from the main stream, and ascended an igarape thickly shrouded by palms and other trees, completely shutting out the sky above us.

    On the Banks of the Amazon

  • We made for the mouth of the igarape, where we found our father's canoe waiting for us.

    On the Banks of the Amazon

  • It was nearly dark before we reached the entrance to the igarape down which we were to proceed.

    On the Banks of the Amazon

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  • A stream wide enough for a canoe. (South America)

    January 9, 2018