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Atrato

(äträ`tō), river, c.415 mi (670 km) long, rising in the Cordillera Occidental, W Colombia. It meanders north, across the base of the Isthmus of Panama, to the Gulf of Urabá. Quibdo is the head of navigation. The Atrato drains a region of rain forests. Its headwaters are in Colombia's chief platinum-producing area. Cartagena is the chief outlet for the products of the valley.
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fulvus: Colombia: Choco, La Balsa, Estacion Silvicultura Bajo Atrato, 70[degrees]2'26"N 77[degrees]20'16"W, L.
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Today, companies require a high performance infrastructure that delivers end-to-end data access and availability," said Steve Visconti, CEO, Atrato.
6) Opposition to imperial economic policy took the form of an active contraband trade along much of the Caribbean coast from Riohacha on the east to the Atrato River on the west, and of competition between Peninsular- and American-born white farmers for severely depleted indigenous labor in the eastern highlands (Safford and Palacios 39-41).
Soon thereafter, McCormick co-founded Atrato--named for Colombia's Atrato River, the fastest in the world--and started putting together a world-class data-storage team to develop the product for the 21st century.
He is blamed by local communities along the Atrato River for implementing a combined military-paramilitary strategy in that northwestern region that included massacres and caused forced displacement of large numbers of people in 1997, according to the pre-election statement by the Hijos e Hijas group.
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Six zones frontieres peuvent etre distinguees: Riohacha et la peninsule de la Guajira, la cote caraibe entre Riohacha et le Golfe d'Uraba, le Golfe d'Uraba et le fleuve Atrato, la partie sud de la cote Pacifique, la frontiere terrestre avec l'Equateur et la frontiere terrestre et fluviale avec le Venezuela.