Comodoro Rivadavia


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Comodoro Rivadavia

(kōmōthō`rō rēvätha`vyä), city (1991 pop. 124,151), Chubut prov., S Argentina, on the Gulf of San Jorge, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. The major center of oil production in Argentina, it is connected by a 1,100-mi (1,770-km) pipeline with Buenos Aires. A government-owned corporation runs the oil wells.

Comodoro Rivadavia

 

a city and port in southern Argentina, on the Atlantic coast in Patagonia (Chubut Province). Population, 38,700 (1960). Comodoro Rivadavia is the center of the leading oil region in Argentina. Its industries include petroleum refining and lead smelting; there are slaughterhouses and meat-refrigeration plants (mutton). A gas pipeline runs from Comodoro Rivadavia to Buenos Aires. Exports include petroleum, wool, meat, and untanned leather.

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Obesidad por indice de masa corporal y obesidad central en adolescentes de Comodoro Rivadavia, Patagonia Argentina.
The July 17 shadow was predicted to pass over Comodoro Rivadavia, a city along the Atlantic coast of South America.
Residents of the city of Comodoro Rivadavia faced apocalyptic scenes after 80% of the city was destroyed in April.
They are located from south to north at the airports of Rio Gallegos, Comodoro Rivadavia, Bariloche, Neuquen, and Aeroparque de Buenos Aires.
The second and huge problem, catastrophic and devastating, was the heavy rain - more than 400mm in a couple of days - in the city of Comodoro Rivadavia, 370km south from here," Ricardo said.
Residents of the city of Comodoro Rivadavia have faced apocalyptic scenes, after 80% of the city was destroyed.
This meant that Zenith's production of oil could no longer be transported through YPF pipelines, resulting in the suspension of production in the Comodoro Rivadavia area where these fields are located.
Memory, Militarization, and Work in the Military Government of Comodoro Rivadavia, 1944-1955
Palermo presenta a continuacion su analisis de genero con relacion a las condiciones laborales en Comodoro Rivadavia, ciudad de la Patagonia argentina, donde aspectos propios de la actividad petrolera determinan la manera en la que hombres y mujeres se experimentan como tales.
En 1992, en el 500[degrees] aniversario del arribo de Cristobal Colon a America, un grupo de jovenes oriundos de Comodoro Rivadavia realizo una travesia en el catamaran "Gandul", de construccion local, que consistio en un viaje de Comodoro hasta Espana, para luego retornar, uniendo asi la costa patagonica con el viejo mundo.
But tonight's show is nowhere near there--we're nearly 4,000 miles away, on the opposite end of South America, in Comodoro Rivadavia, a provincial city plopped unceremoniously on the wind-blasted emptiness of Argentine Patagonia.
Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina: Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco.