Guanabara


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Guanabara

(Portuguese ɡwənaˈbara)
n
(Placename) (until 1975) a state of SE Brazil, on the Atlantic and Guanabara Bay, now amalgamated with the state of Rio de Janeiro
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Attractions include the white-sand beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema; the Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado Mountain; Tijuca Forest, an urban rain forest; Sugarloaf Mountain, the nearly 1,300 ft landmark at the entrance of Guanabara Bay; and Carnival, the festive four-day annual celebrations of music and dance.
Regarding investigations on Hg biomonitoring in Rio de Janeiro state (RJ) estuaries, three of them should be highlighted [15, 19, 20] due to higher Hg concentrations in fish from Ilha Grande Bay (IGB) than in those from Guanabara Bay (GB).
Club officials confirmed the decision following Botafogo's 3-1 loss to Flamengo in the semifinals of the Guanabara Cup on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.
The Guanabara Bay (22[degrees]24'-22[degrees]57'S, 42[degrees]33'-43[degrees]19'W), the second largest costal Bay in Brazil is characterized as an important estuary of approximately 400 [km.sup.2] in the state of Rio de Janeiro (Valentin et al., 1999).
Caption: Movimento Unificado dos Trabalhadores Publicos Estaduais (MUSPE) realiza ato publico (Ceia da Miseria) no Palacio Guanabara (Arquivo Asduerj)
GREAT Britain wrestled back to top spot in the sailing medals chart on the polluted waters of Guanabara Bay.
But no sailing was possible and the contest was postponed because of the lack of wind at Guanabara Bay.
Pollution in Rio waters takes wind out star's sail A BELGIAN woman who won bronze in the 2012 London games has become the first Olympic competitor to fall ill after sailing the polluted waters of Rio's Guanabara Bay.
Belgian sailor Evi van Acker has a bacterial infection that her coach believes she picked up while training in Rio's polluted Guanabara Bay.