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Mar·a·jó

 (măr′ə-zhō′, mä′rä-)
An island of northern Brazil in the Amazon delta between the Amazon and Pará Rivers. It is noted for its prehistoric mounds.

Marajó

(Portuguese maraˈʒɔ)
n
(Placename) an island in N Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. Area: 38 610 sq km (15 444 sq miles)
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Moundbuilders of the Amazon: geophysical survey on Marajo Island, Brazil.
The plane, a single engine Cessna 210L model on its way from Chaves, Marajo Island to Belem in Para state, crashed onto an avenue in the middle of the city when it was preparing to land in Belem's Brigadeiro Protasio airport.
mangle is distributed almost continuously in the coast from Anjos (0[degrees]29'S, 48[degrees]36'W, in Marajo Island, Para), south to Paranagua (25[degrees]35'S, 48[degrees]30'W, in Parana).
They prefer to visit Brasilia, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo, where tourists destinations like Amazonia, Chapada Diamantina National Park, Chapada dos Veadeiros, Fernando de Noronha, Ilha Grande, Iguacu Falls, Ilha do Marajo, Lencoise Maranhenses and Pantanal wetlands attract the tourists most.
Far offshore Marajo, Amazon river water stubbornly refuses to mix completely with the surrounding salt water.
Nesse sentido, "Oiobome" e um lugar imaginario, mesmo que sua suposta localizacao seja por alusao a Ilha de Marajo, no Grao-Para.
In the 1980s on Marajo Island, at the mouth of the Amazon, she turned up house foundations, elaborate pottery and evidence of an agriculture so advanced she believes the society there possibly had well over 100,000 inhabitants.
Bahlmann of Obidos; and Bishop Jose Luis Azcona of Marajo.
In 1967, Fred and his friend, Bob Munger, hunted these beasts on Marajo Island off the coast of Brazil.
The "Out of the Forest" project developed by Beraca along with the regional people of the Marajo Island in Brazil is a finalist of the World Challenge 2007, a global competition promoted by BBC World and Newsweek, in association with Shell, that seeks out projects and business that, not only make a profit, but also invest in the social development of local communities.
In the first programme of her new series of the journey Ar Y Lein, Bethan begins her travels in Brazil, experiencing a religious festival in Belem, a buffalo ranch on the island of Marajo and visiting the Sahu Ape people of the Amazon.
A promising mechanical engineer, he signed on to help build a sawmill on Marajo Island in northern Brazil.