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Guanabara

(gwänäbä`rä), former state, SE Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean; since 1974, part of the state of Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro
, state (1996 pop. 13,316,455), 16,568 sq mi (42,911 sq km), SE Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. The capital is Rio de Janeiro.
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. Guanabara Bay, a deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, is noted for its beauty. The site of the city of Rio de Janeiro, it is also called Rio de Janeiro Bay.

Guanabara

 

a state in southeastern Brazil, on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean, west of Guanabara Bay. Area, 1,356 sq km. Population, 4,394,000 (1970). Its administrative center is Rio de Janeiro. The state consists of Rio de Janeiro and its suburbs. It is second (after Sāo Paulo) in economic significance among the states of Brazil. Industries include textiles, metalworking, chemicals, and food processing.

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Guanabara

(until 1975) a state of SE Brazil, on the Atlantic and Guanabara Bay, now amalgamated with the state of Rio de Janeiro
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They are amongst the prevalent submerged habitats in Guanabara Bay being, on the other hand, less common in its inner area where mangroves are dominant (Coutinho & Zalmon, 2009).
The poor quality of Guanabara Bay was at the forefront of the build-up to the Olympics.
Among the environmental issues making headlines were concerns about garbage and raw sewage in Rio's Guanabara Bay and along the iconic Copacabana beach, both venues for aquatic events.
Lately, Bach and the Brazil organizers were jolted by the discovery of a bacteria that threatens the health of sailing and water sports athletes competing in Rio's Guanabara Bay.
Marina da Gloria The base for the sailing taking place in the waters of Guanabara Bay includes a new roof, event areas and a temporary pier for spectators.
Men's Basketball team is staying on a cruise ship for the duration of their time in Rio, which, if you really think about it, might not be so bad after all given that fresh Guanabara Bay air seeping through the ship's vents.
There have been concerns about the amount of pollution in water at venues like the Marina da Gloria in Guanabara Bay ahead of the the Games.
Rio De Janeiro, Ramadan 29, 1437, July 04, 2016, SPA -- A new pollution problem has surfaced in Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, AP reported.
Therefore, all the water from the toilets, showers and sinks is released into bodies of water like Guanabara Bay, Rodrigo de Freitas lake and the water surrounding Fort Copacabana-all Olympic venues.
Petrobras also owns the 28mn m3/d Guanabara terminal in Rio de Janeiro state.
The event will be held in Rio's Guanabara Bay, but before Henken and Scutt hit the waves, Olympic organizers are advising them--and all aquatic athletes--to take some extra precautions.
And what better way to celebrate than to stage the globe's most prestigious sporting event against the granite plinth of Sugarloaf Mountain and majestic Guanabara Bay, or on a cycling course built over the pounding Atlantic?