Guanabara Bay

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Gua·na·ba·ra Bay

An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean on the southeast coast of Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is on its southwest shore.
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Gua′na•ba′ra Bay′

(ˈgwɑ nəˈbɑr ə, ˌgwɑ-)
an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Brazil.
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All hostages were freed unharmed in the confrontation, which unfolded on an eightmile bridge linking Rio de Janeiro to the Niteroi area across Guanabara Bay.
Gilberto was buried later in a private ceremony in Niteroi, across Guanabara Bay from Rio.
The 360-degree view of Copacabana, yacht-filled Guanabara Bay and Centro is looked over by Christ the Redeemer at the top of Corcovado Mountain.
A boat tour around Guanabara Bay is a must to fully appreciate some of the city's amazing architecture, such as the flying saucer-shaped Museu de Arte Contemporanea, a creation of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer (
Guanabara Bay Beaches in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: This spot made headlines during the 2016 Summer Olympics, as athletes rowed across its polluted waters, caused by human-produced trash.
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.
(2015) recorded mean TS values of 1.4% in the Guanabara Bay (Rio de Janeiro) and 0.04% in the Bizerte Lagoon (Tunisia), respectively.
The nearness to one of the most populated urban areas of the world means also proximity to Guanabara Bay, an estuary considered the most dramatic example of man-made degradation along the Brazilian coast (Figure 3) [16, 20, 21].
guianensis has been reported for other populations e.g., North-eastern Brazil (Batista et al., 2014), Guanabara Bay (Azevedo et al., 2007), Norte Bay (Wedekin et al., 2010) and Babitonga Bay (Cremer et al., 2004).
He travels only as far as Sao Goncalo, across the Guanabara Bay, where fate leads him to reside in a slum where he intervenes in a domestic dispute and then unexpectedly finds himself the designated leader of a small neighborhood community.
In the case of Icarai outfall a Secchi depth of 4 meters was considered due to the higher turbidity levels of the waters of Guanabara Bay.
Every 20 minutes, linked cable cars leapfrog up Pao de Agucar (Sugar Loaf Mountain) at the mouth of Guanabara Bay, revealing unobstructed views of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain, the far-off forests of Parque Nacional da Tijuca, and two of the most famous beaches in the world: Copacabana and Ipanema.