Campaign in Portugal, 1808.--The first skirmish took place at Obidos on the 15th of August 1808, against Delaborde's division (5000 men with 5 guns), which fell back to Roleia (Rorica or Roliga).
Its confluence with this is just above the town of Obidos.
At the narrows of Obidos, 400 m.
Taking four roughly equidistant places, the rise at Iquitos is 20 ft., at Teffe 45, near Obidos 35, and at Path 12 ft.
The next high land on the north side is Obidos, a bluff, 56 ft.
The lower Amazon presents every evidence of having once been an ocean gulf, the upper waters of which washed the cliffs near Obidos.
Only about 10% of the water discharged by the mighty stream enters it below Obidos, very little of which is from the northern slope of the valley.
The drainage area of the Amazon basin above Obidos is about 1,945,000 sq.
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