Potaro


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Po·ta·ro

 (pə-tär′ō, pō-)
A river, about 160 km (100 mi) long, of central Guyana. It has gold deposits and is known for its Kaieteur Falls.
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Honeycutt CW, Potaro LJ, Halteman WA (1991) Predicting nitrate formation from soil, fertilizer, crop residue, and sludge with thermal units.
Vicinity of Tumatumari, on Potaro River, 3-4 ene 1920, A.
Mandy's Princess b f Elnadim - Bianca Cappello Consignor Ballysax Manor Stud, purchased by Stephen Hillen for 8,500gns at Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Sale Owner Dr Marwan Koukash Trainer Richard Fahey A half-sister to 7f Group 3 winner Potaro, Mandy's Princess is out of a placed half-sister to multiple Group 3 winner Idris.
Your feature on the 23-year-old river rafter who paddled down Guyana's Potaro River (Going with the flow, December 2009) made me feel unpleasantly unremarkable.
In early 1990, however, the flow accelerated dramatically, with 10,000 miners reportedly crossing into the land of the Patamona Indians at the headwaters of the Potaro.
The most spectacular of all Guyana's water attractions is the Kaieteur waterfall, located about 150 miles inland on the Potaro River.
Five times the height of Niagra Falls, the 400-foot wide Potaro River drops over the edge of Rakaramia Plateau in the western Guyanan rain forest.
Guyana Primary holds title to a claim of 25 miles of riverbed and banks in the Lower Konawaruk River Basin, within the Potaro Mining District, in Guyana.
The Kaieteur Falls on the Potaro River is in a class with Niagara and Victoria falls.
1900 Report on the geology of the Essequibo, Potaro, Konawaruk and Demerara Rivers.
The second division of the race went in all the way fashion to the Brian Meehan-trained Potaro, ridden by Pat Eddery, who stayed on stoutly in the closing stages to draw four lengths clear of Captain Kozando.
The second division of the race went to the Brian Meehan-trained Potaro, ridden by Pat Eddery, who stayed on stoutly in the closing stages to draw four lengths clear of Captain Kozando.