Usumacinta


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U·su·ma·cin·ta

 (o͞o′sə-mə-sĭn′tə, -so͞o-mä-sēn′tä)
A river, about 965 km (600 mi) long, rising in a confluence of streams along the Guatemala-Mexico border and flowing northwest through southeast Mexico to the Gulf of Mexico.
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Streamflow and sediment load assessment from 1950 to 2006 in the Usumacinta and Grijalva Rivers (Southern Mexico) and the influence of ENSO.
It is currently looking for participants for the Peruvian Amazon, Usumacinta, Hudson and Mississippi rivers, and sailboat journeys in the Dominican Republic and Antarctica, and is always looking for volunteers to work on environmental and social projects in Europe, the USA and Latin America.
A mitad del parentesis/ la selva circular nos vuelve al tiempo/ nos planta en el presente siempre vivo Instante en que tu musica, poeta, suena de nosotros, el instante de Dulcinea jugando a las horas con el rio; cenido en un correr de agua, frente al Usumacinta, hacia la mar canora, late en tu centro de barro, poeta, el dios sol latinoamericano devorandote, devorandonos.
The town is located on the banks of the Usumacinta River, at 120 m above sea lev el.
Aparte de estos 573 kilometros de frontera terrestre existen dos fronteras fluviales: el rio Suchiate, de 81 kilometros, y el Usumacinta, de 305.
A sequence was available from GenBank for an individual from Rio Belize, and material recently obtained by field collections from water bodies in the PetenLake district in Northern Guatemala, as well as portions of the Rio Usumacinta basin including Rio La Pasion, were sequenced as part of this study (Table 2).
A plan by the Mexican government to build a massive hydroelectric dam on the Usumacinta River has drawn major opposition from at least 60 indigenous groups on both sides of the Mexico-Guatemala border.
Villahermosa es la ciudad principal, rodeada por los rios Sierra al este y sureste, Pichucalco y Viejo Mezcalapa al sur, Carrizal al oeste y norte, y Samaria al noroeste; excepto el Samaria, los rios se unen y forman el rio Grijalva, al noreste, y este se une al rio Usumacinta antes de desembocar en el Golfo de Mexico; los rios forman parte de la red hidrografica de la region hidrologica Grijalva-Usumacinta, que conduce el 30% del agua dulce de Mexico (INEGI, 2001).
In addition, the organization said, Mendez Barrios was part of the Frente Petenero Contra las Represas (Petenero Front Against Dams, FPCR), a group that opposes the creation of hydroelectric projects in the Usumacinta River.
Much of the state is covered by a vast swamp lying between the Gulf of Mexico and the highlands of Chiapas, penetrable only by the region's mighty rivers--the Usumacinta, the Grijalva, and the Tonala--whose recurring floods and frequent course changes further limited the availability of arable land and made any human settlement precarious.
1) Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (GAG) (Campus Tabasco) Escuela de Bioingenieria Prolongacion Paseo Usumacinta km 3.