The South American continent is a land of great extremes, stretching from the Antarctic to the Equator. It has the planet's greatest river system, longest mountain chain, biggest and richest rainforest and driest desert. Using the latest camera techniques, including infrared night vision cameras, rarely seen animals are revealed, while a special aerial camera soars over the continent, revealing an entirely new perspective on its varied and dramatic landscape.
Runtime: 50 minutes
Andes to Amazon - Amazon natural region - Netflix
Amazonía region in southern Colombia comprises the departments of Amazonas, Caquetá, Guainía, Guaviare, Putumayo and Vaupés, and covers an area of 403,000 km², 35% of Colombia's total territory. The region is mostly covered by tropical rainforest, or jungle, which is a part of the massive Amazon rainforest.
Andes to Amazon - Biodiversity - Netflix
The tropical rainforest classified more specifically as a tropical moist broadleaf forest. Within the Colombian Amazon region there are five moist forest ecoregions: Caquetá moist forests: the largest part of the Colombian Amazon region centered on the Caquetá, Vaupés, Yarí, and Apaporis Rivers Napo moist forests: the southwest corner of the Colombian Amazon region which borders the Andes and includes the headwaters of the Caquetá and Putumayo Rivers Solimões-Japurá moist forests: in Colombia this ecoregion is centered on the Putumayo and Amazon Rivers Japurá-Solimões-Negro moist forests: this ecoregion barely extends into Colombia mainly around the Lower Vaupés and Negro Rivers Campinarana: this ecoregion of white sandy forest and swamps barely extends into Colombia around the Negro River in the Department of Vaupés