Marowijne


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Ma·ro·wij·ne

 (mär′ə-vī′nə)
See Maroni.
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The Merian gold mine is located approximately 60 kilometers (km) south of Moengo, Suriname, and is predominantly in the Pamakan area about 15 km west of the Marowijne River.
Mineralization is hosted in the Paramaka Formation within the lower part of the Marowijne Greenstone Belt, which is dominated by metamorphosed basalts in the immediate project area.
Suriname and France also have a river/border dispute involving the resource-rich Marowijne river; the key question being whether the Marowini or the Litani is the source of the river, which in turn carries implications for its ultimate ownership and consequently control of downstream resources.
Yet the historical events on which it is based were indeed dramatic: the shipwreck of the Dutch slaver Leusden in 1738 at the mouth of the Marowijne with 664 enslaved men and women drowning in the bolteddown holds and sixteen others plus all of the crew surviving to reach Paramaribo.
The survey, which measured alcohol, cigarette, and drug use in the general public, showed that the drugs of choice are alcohol and cigarettes, and that less than one percent of respondents admitted to cocaine use in the month prior to the survey (except in the Districts of Commewijne and Marowijne, where the percentage was 1.3 percent).
Langamankondre (locality 7) is on the west bank of the Marowijne River, in a part of Surinam where gallery forests commonly interrupt the coastal savannas.
Meanwhile a Chinese company, China Zhong Heng Tai, is reportedly waiting for the go-ahead, to start its palm oil project in the eastern Marowijne District.
Other material examined.--SURINAME: Marowijne: 1 [??], Anapaike Village, Lawa River (05[degrees]42'N, 54[degrees]00'W), 1 [??], 8-29 November 1963, B.