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 (pə-tär′ō, pō-)
A river, about 160 km (100 mi) long, of central Guyana. It has gold deposits and is known for its Kaieteur Falls.
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The Potaro River flows over the 122m (400 feet) wide edge at a rate of 30,000 gallons per second during the rainy season, and at 226m (741 feet) tall, it's one of the worlds largest single-drop waterfalls, more than double the height of the Zambezi's Victoria Falls, and as much as five times higher than Niagara Falls.
Honeycutt CW, Potaro LJ, Halteman WA (1991) Predicting nitrate formation from soil, fertilizer, crop residue, and sludge with thermal units.
GUYANA: Region Potaro Siparuni, Pakaraima Mts., Upper Ireng.
Mandy's Princess b f Elnadim - Bianca Cappello Consignor Ballysax Manor Stud, purchased by Stephen Hillen for 8,500gns at Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Sale Owner Dr Marwan Koukash Trainer Richard Fahey A half-sister to 7f Group 3 winner Potaro, Mandy's Princess is out of a placed half-sister to multiple Group 3 winner Idris.
tapioca, wheat, and/or potaro. Cereplast can vary the blend of starches for both properties and economics, Scheer said.
In early 1990, however, the flow accelerated dramatically, with 10,000 miners reportedly crossing into the land of the Patamona Indians at the headwaters of the Potaro. (1991, 11)
The most spectacular of all Guyana's water attractions is the Kaieteur waterfall, located about 150 miles inland on the Potaro River.
Five times the height of Niagra Falls, the 400-foot wide Potaro River drops over the edge of Rakaramia Plateau in the western Guyanan rain forest.
Guyana Primary holds title to a claim of 25 miles of riverbed and banks in the Lower Konawaruk River Basin, within the Potaro Mining District, in Guyana.
The Kaieteur Falls on the Potaro River is in a class with Niagara and Victoria falls.