Paraguay River


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Paraguay River

A river rising in southwest Brazil and flowing about 2,575 km (1,600 mi) southward along the Brazil-Paraguay border, through central Paraguay, and along the Paraguay-Argentina border to the Paraná River.
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Our objective will be to have the most productive, efficient and cost-effective elevator on the Paraguay River," said Jim Bohlander, vice president of Cargill's Pan American Department.
Terrain: East of the Paraguay River--grassy plains, wooded hills, tropical forests; west of the Paraguay River (Chaco region)--low, flat, marshy plain.
The former is the southernmost portion, beginning just north of the Paraguay River, near the capital city of Asuncion, where the Trans-Chaco highway also originates.
The iron ore is mined from an open pit, processed on site then barged by Transbarge Navegacion (Rio Tinto 100%) along the Paraguay River for onward delivery to South American and European customers.
Later transferred to the Apa, Tomb searched for a torpedo-free channel leading to enemy batteries on the Paraguay River at Curuzu, a few miles south of Curupayti, part of the fortress Humaita's defenses protecting Asuncion.
Just a few blocks from the new IHG property and reflecting Asuncion's colonial past is the Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace), which was founded in 1537 on hills along the Paraguay River.
Imagine again, the swamps and shallows of South America's "Mesopotamia," the Uruguay and Paraguay River basins, exchanges between flat-bottomed gunboats, armies plagued by malaria battling each other as fiercely as the stifling heat, and the combined slaughter of at least 350,000 troops in pursuit of the vaguest of objectives.
Founded in 1537 on hills along the Paraguay River, Asuncion's colonial past is reflected in the Palacio de Gobierno, just a few blocks from the new IHG property.
Proximity to market: various developments are underway to allow access to international markets via the Paraguay River.
Francis visited those who are in need July 12 at Banado Norte, a poor neighborhood near the Paraguay River where residents battle seasonal flooding and face possible eviction.
After winning independence from Spain in the early nineteenth century, Paraguayans and Bolivians failed to agree over the boundary that separated them in the sparsely inhabited Chaco Boreal, a harsh wilderness of about 100,000 square miles between the Pilcomayo River and the Paraguay River.
At least three people were dead and 13 were missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Paraguay River during a storm at the town of Carmelo Peralta in northern Paraguay, authorities said Wednesday night, report AP.