Marias

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Marias

(mərī`əz), river, c.210 mi (340 km) long, rising in several branches in NW Montana near the Continental Divide and flowing SE to the Missouri River near Fort Benton. It receives the Teton River. The Marias is used for irrigation. Tiber Dam (completed 1956), located in the lower course, is part of the Missouri River basin project.
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Sandra is centered about 150 miles (240 kilometers) southwest of Las Islas Marias, Mexico, and is moving north at 10 mph (17 kph).
A tropical storm warning is in effect for Las Islas Marias and for the area from Altata to San Blas.
Additionally, UNESCO has designated several sites in Mexico as culturally important, including the agave-growing region in western Mexico in 2006 (SourceMex, July 19, 2006); the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in 2008 (SourceMex, July 9, 2008); and the Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes in central Mexico, the Naha-Metzabok Biosphere Reserve in Chiapas, and Islas Marias off Mexico's western coast in 2010 (SourceMex, June 9, 2010).
He cited one prison in particular, Islas Marias, which has seen its inmate population quadruple since 2006.
The Federal Penal Colony Islas Marias began operation May 12, 1905.
98; among the titles included is the popular "Trilogy of Bittersweet Poverty" ("Nosotros Los Pobres," "Ustedes Los Ricos," and "Pepe, El Toro"), "El Seminarista," "Cuando Lloran los Valientes," "Las Islas Marias," "Dicen que Soy Mujeriego," "El Seminarista," "La Mujer que Yo Perdi," "Sobre Las Olas," "Angelitos Negros," and the documentary "Asi era Pedro Infante," which features scenes from the Golden Globe[R] Award winning film "Tizoc" that garnered Mr.