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 (rō-rī′mə), Mount
A flat-topped mountain, 2,810 m (9,219 ft) high, on the border between eastern Venezuela and western Guyana. Its cliffs and summit are noted as habitat for hundreds of endemic plant species.
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(Portuguese rɔˈraima)
(Placename) a state of N Brazil: chiefly rainforest Capital: Boa Vista. Pop: 346 871 (2002). Area: 230 104 sq km (89 740 sq miles)
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(rɔˈraɪ mə)
a federal territory in N Brazil. 247,724; 88,844 sq. mi. (230,104 sq. km). Cap.: Boa Vista.
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The states are Roraima, Rondonia, Tocantins and Para.
The states are Roraima, Rondonia, Tocantins, Para, Acre and Mato Grosso.
He had said earlier that the military could be deployed and the move was confirmed by Roraima state Governor Antonio Denarium.
Satellite images show the northernmost state in Brazil - Roraima, covered in dark smoke, while neighboring states have declared a state of emergency due to fires.
Images show the northernmost state of Roraima covered in dark smoke.
"But the impact on the host communities in states such as Roraima and Amazonas, has been overwhelming".
This study is part of a wider research study named 'Evaluation of Environmental Exposure to Mercury from Gold Mining in the Indigenous Yanomami Territory of Roraima, Amazon Region, Brazil' (Avaliacao da exposicao ambiental ao mercurio proveniente do garimpo de ouro na Terra Indigena Yanomami, Roraima, Amazonia, Brasil), which was carried out to meet a request by the Hutukara Yanomami Association (Hutukara Associacao Yanomami--HAY).
The US relief aid has been so far collected at logistics hubs in Brazil's Roraima, Colombia's Cucuta and on the Caribbean island of Curacao.
He said meetings would take place with the Brazilian government this week to organise details of storage facilities in the Brazilian state of Roraima on the border with Venezuela.
Boa Vista, the capital of the Brazilian border state of Roraima, has received tens of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing turmoil in recent years.