Uruguay River


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Uruguay River

A river of southeast South America rising in southern Brazil and flowing about 1,595 km (990 mi) west and south along the Brazil-Argentina border and the Argentina-Uruguay border to the Río de la Plata.
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Noun1.Uruguay River - a South American river that arises in southern Brazil and flows south to the Rio de la Plata; the northern section forms the boundary between Argentina and Brazil and the southern section forms the boundary between Argentina and Uruguay
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
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In addition, waterfalls such as the Iguazu (Parana and Iguazu rivers) and Mocona (Uruguay River) and other reservoirs and irrigation canals make 5 out of 7 rivers infeasible for studying seasonal mass variations.
Thus, the aims of this study were to analyze the limnologic parameters and to detect and quantify heavy metal concentrations (Cd, Cu, and Mn) in water samples from the Salso I Stream, a tributary of the Uruguay River, and from the river in Uruguaiana (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) in order to obtain the realistic water quality conditions.
In Porto Xavier, a fisherman was washed away by the waters of the Uruguay River, one of the largest in the area, on Sunday.
The Uruguay River forms the border with Argentina, while another river, the Rio Cuareim (Rio Quarai in Portuguese) forms the one with Brazil.
The Uruguayan Navy strengthened port controls through a Borders Surveillance system and implemented an IT system (SIGEMAR) to centralize sport boat registration and increase intelligence gathering in ports along the Uruguay River.
The Libertador General San Martin Bridge is a cantilever road bridge that crosses the Uruguay River and joins Argentina and Uruguay.
The cities of Irai and Barra do Guarita, which declared a state of disaster, have been particularly badly hit by a combination of heavy rains and the Uruguay River bursting its banks: the river rose with little warning and is reported to have exceeded its regular level by up to 20 meters (65 feet) in some places.
Our destination was the H20 Termal (spa), a boutique hotel located in a rural area near the Uruguay River. On arrival we were treated to a typical Argentinian dinner of awesome beef and malbec wine and then settled into our comfortable rooms for the evening.