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Barito

(bärē`tō), river, c.550 mi (890 km) long, rising in the mountains of central Borneo, Indonesia, and flowing generally S to the Java Sea. Banjarmasin is the head of oceangoing navigation. The wide floodplain of the lower Barito is intensely cultivated and contains one of Indonesia's largest rubber plantations.
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This article explores the identity of the Siang of the upper Barito River, in the present-day Regency of Murung Raya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
The ABBR Coal Project is located in the Murah Teweh district of Central Kalimantan and is 12 kilometers east of the Barito River, the main river coal transportation route for the area.
Delsmania (subgenus of Scleropages) Fowler, 1934: 243 (type species Osteoglossum formosum Muller & Schlegel 1844, type locality Borneo, Barito River, by monotypy and original designation.
SDM is a contractor for PT Ambang Barito Persada (ABP), which has a dredging and operation rights over the Barito river moth in South Kalimantan.
The most westerly block lies along the eastern flank of the Barito River where some alluvials were identified as being gold bearing.
muelleri) was conducted throughout the headwaters of the Barito River in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
The coal stockpile of PT Adaro in Kelani is located on the bank of the Barito river, which is 18 meters deep and 400 meters wide.
This area is drained by the Barito River, which encompasses some of the most prolific gold alluvial washings on Kalimantan.
Narang said the plan is to build 700 kilometer long track but in the first phase, construction will be for 300 kilometers from Puruk Cahu in Murung to Pulang Pisau, a river harbour in South Barito river.
This agrees strikingly with the linguistic evidence that the languages spoken around the Barito River in southern Borneo are the closest extant relatives of Malagasy languages.
As findings from the extensive excavation area of Kuta Batagoh near the mouth of the Murong River, as well as Schwaner's observation of the densely populated Terusan area (sandwiched between the lower Kahayan and the Murong River) demonstrate (Knapen 2001: 168; Riwut 1958: 379, 383), the area westward of the lower Barito River was inhabited by the Ngaju.