Xingu


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Xin·gu

 (shēng-go͞o′)
A river of central and northern Brazil rising in several streams and flowing about 1,980 km (1,230 mi) generally northward to the Amazon River at the head of the Amazon delta.

Xingú

(Portuguese ʃiŋˈɡu)
n
(Placename) a river in central Brazil, rising on the Mato Grosso plateau and flowing north to the Amazon delta, with over 650 km (400 miles) of rapids in its middle course. Length: 1932 km (1200 miles)

Xin•gú

(ʃɪŋˈgu)

n.
a river flowing N through central Brazil to the Amazon. 1300 mi. (2090 km) long.
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EARTH'S NATURAL WONDERS Wednesday, BBC1, 9pm THE documentary exploring some of the most inhospitable places on the planet concludes Anna as by shedding light on the lives of the Kamayura People, who reside in Brazil's Xingu Indigenous Park.
EARTH'S NATURAL WONDERS Wednesday, BBC1, 9pm THE documentary exploring some of the most inhospitable places on the planet concludes by shedding light on the lives of the Kamayura People, who reside in Brazil's Xingu Indigenous Park.
Ac os ydych chi eisiau prynu hen dy Dylan Thomas a Caitlin Earth's Natural Wonders BBC1, 9pm Documentary exploring some of the most inhospitable places on the planet concludes by shedding light on the lives of the Kamayura People, who reside in Brazil's Xingu Indigenous Park.
Cabe mencionar a Anais Bouts, maestra de yoga, quien condujo la practica meditativa grupai de 108 saludos al sol como recaudacion de donaciones para victimas directas del sismo que han perdido bienes materiales y humanos, en el Centro Samastah, de Oscar Xingu, localizado en la calle Ignacio Allende 162, colonia Del Carmen Coyoacan.
Xingu, a craft beer from Brazil, is on the menu at Fogo de Chao; the 35-unit Brazilian steakhouse chain even uses the Xingu Black lager to braise its beef rib sliders.
The platform grew rapidly after CI-Brasil entered as a foreign partner, which meant that the number rose to two million trees at the headwaters of the Xingu River, and with the entry of the Amazon Protected Areas Program (APRA) that supported the acquisition of one million seedlings of natural species for use in restoring degraded areas within the Conservation Units in the state of Amazonas.
Recently, the Associagao Terra Indigena Xingu became the first community-based organization to achieve organic certification in Brazil.
Sanitation assets company Aegea Saneamento said on Friday that its Nascentes do Xingu subsidiary has announced BRL155m in the capital markets through the issuance of tax-exempt infrastructure debentures in accordance with Law 12,431/11.
Summary: Vitoria do Xingu (Para) [Brazil], Aug 24 (ANI): The Brazilian authorities have confirmed that at least seven persons were killed and several others were missing in a boat accident that happened late Tuesday night (local time).
Este ex espia del gobierno britanico, soldado de la Primera Guerra Mundial y aficionado al ocultismo se enfrento a los estamentos cientificos de la epoca al asegurar que, en los aledanos del rio Xingu (Mato Grosso, Brasil), se alzaba una ciudad cuya mera existencia cuestionaba la "teoria del determinismo ambiental" imperante en aquel entonces, segun la cual las condiciones de vida en la selva imposibilitaban el desarrollo de cualquier tipo de sociedad avanzada.
FLSmidth has been awarded the first phase of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Belo Sun Mining's Volta Grande gold project located on the Xingu River, some 50 kilometers (km) southwest of Altamira in Para state, Brazil.
No seculo XXI, a regiao volta a ser foco de atencoes na midia com a execucao da maior obra do Programa de Aceleracao do Crescimento (PAC) (3) do Governo Federal a ser realizada no estado do Para: o Usina Hidreletrica de Belo Monte, no rio Xingu.