- The pororoca can be a fantastic or a terrible show, depending on where you
are. In security, one can see the unique occasion in which the Atlantic Ocean
win the resistance of the river.
Usually, the Amazon river, because of its big volume of water, can pull the
water of the sea for many kilometers. However, during the new moon the
situation inverts. The shock of these waters is so big that reflects in all of the
shallow estuaries of the river that flow into the Amazonīs Gulf .
The indians of the lower Amazonas have a good word to describe the pororoca:
poroc-poroc , which means destroyer.