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  1. a South American river flowing from central Ecuador through NE Peru to the Amazon River. about 700 miles (1125 km) long.
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  • At one period the missions of the Napo were both numerous and powerful.


    Mayne Reid

  • The Uaupes on the Napo, according to Wallace, will not eat peccari meat.

  • It was for this reason that we did not see an alligator on the Napo.

  • The Napo and its branches are represented incorrectly in every map we have examined.

  • The only spot on the Napo where the underlying rocks are exposed is near Napo village.