Araguaia River


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Related to Araguaia River: Tocantins River, Amazon River, Paraguay River
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a river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins River

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Illness was identified in 17 children, 16 of whom were <15 years of age; all were residents of Araguatins (population = 29,336), a city located along the slow-moving Araguaia River. The disease had remained underdiagnosed and underreported in Araguatins until an ophthalmologic service was initiated in the neighboring city of Augustinopolis, where the initial case-patients were referred, examined, and subsequently reported to local health authorities.
A savanna climate similar to that of the Araguaia River prevails in the Lower Mekong Basin.
Ten specimens of pirarucu (Arapaima gigas), with a total average length of 74 cm, captured in lakes in the Araguaia River in the region of Sao Miguel do Araguaia, state of Goias (under permit no.
Seven new species of the killifish genus Rivulus (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the Parana, Paraguay and upper Araguaia river basins, central Brazil.
The Santa Isabel dam, planned for the Araguaia River, would flood an ecological reserve, displace 7,000 people and destroy the culture of the indigenous Surui-Aiwekar tribe.
There, he was to meet with Karaja Indians, visit an environmental research station backed by power stations in England and Wales and tour a turtle conservation project on the Araguaia River.
Throughout the 1960s, settlements were established on both sides of the Belem-Brasilia motorway and alongside the Araguaia river, concentrating in the county of Conceicao do Araguaia.
A native of Mato Grosso, Rondon was soon directing the work, setting up posts and stringing cable after clearing a path thirty meters wide across a 550-kilometer path east from Cuiaba to the Araguaia River, the border between Mato Grosso and the state of Goias.(18) Completed in three years, the new line laid the groundwork for a larger project, also directed by Rondon and finally finished after the turn of the century, which extended the telegraph system to Brazil's southwestern border with Bolivia and Paraguay.
The Effects of Land Fragmentation on Mammal Population Densities at the Source of the Araguaia River. Christian Brothers University, Memphis, Tennessee
Drinking Araguaia River water Activity Evaluation 1.