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The southeast arm of the Amazon River estuary in northern Brazil. Divided from the rest of the river by Marajó Island, it is about 320 km (200 mi) long.
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Noun1.Para River - an estuary in northern Brazil into which the Tocantins River flows
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
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On February 17, during the heavy rainfall that started the day before, and periodically between February 20-25, Hydro used a canal called Canal Velho to discharge pH treated rainwater from the factory area into the Para river, it added.
Following a period of extraordinary rainfall, federal, state and local authorities in Brazil have ordered a series of measures over concerns that the rain had led to spills from Alunorte into the nearby Para river and caused contamination.
In this study, the impact caused by changes in land use for water availability in the Para River Basin (Minas Gerais) was evaluated using the hydrological model SWAT.
Within the Amazon estuary, more precisely in the estuary of the Para River, an important industrial hub is located, where activities include the processing of kaolin, alumina and aluminum for export.
It's three thirty in the morning, pitch black, and overcast outdoors, but activity at Belem's Feira do Acai adjacent to the Para River is nonstop and has been for at least an hour.
A helicopter, Cessna plane and three inflatable boats were all searching the Para River for the missing Briton.
At Tanunda, Peter Lehmann makes a wide range in a winery on the banks of the North Para river.
The independent environmental review of Alunorte was part of the actions announced by Hydro on Monday, March 5, in response to the challenging situation at Alunorte, where authorities have ordered several measures against Alunorte due to concerns that a period of extraordinary rainfall had led to harmful spills into surrounding areas, including the nearby Para river.
So confusing does the delta make even a question of simple geography that many scientists wonder if Belem should be called an Amazonian port of call in the first place, or rther if it belongs exclusively to the Para River, once considered to have a completely separte basin.
Tenders are invited for Construction of concrete road from kharkushma atchala to chowdhury para river side at kharkushma mouza garhbeta, Jl no.
It will also include new traffic signals and an upgrade of the Main North Road intersection with Potts and Para roads, as well as an upgrade to Potts Road, and a bridge over the South Para River.