Sand Origin

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Random Sand Fact

Rivers are sand transport systems and, at times, also sand birthplace. 

The Congo River, which borders Congo Kinshasa and Congo Brazzaville, is Africa’s biggest river in terms of flowing water. It is second in the world only after the Amazon River in South America.

These two rivers were once one! The one river became two when the continents parted. 

Sand grain analysis confirm that the Amazon used to flow in the other direction, bordering in the Pacific before the Andes were formed.

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