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Japurá

(zhəpo͞orä`), river, c.1,750 mi (2,815 km) long, rising as the Caquetá in the Andes, SW Colombia. It flows SE into Brazil, where it is called the Japurá, and enters the Amazon through a network of channels. It is navigable by small boats in Brazil.

Japurá

 

(Yapurá), a river in Colombia, where it is called the Caquetá, and in Brazil. It is a left tributary of the Amazon. Length, approximately 2,000 km; basin area, approximately 170,000 sq km. It originates in Colombia’s Cordillera Central. In the upper Japurá, in the Andes and the western part of the Guiana Highlands, the river is full of rapids; in the Amazon lowland it is wide and calm. The Japurá’s lower course is composed of numerous branches, channels, and old beds, which join the Amazon 600 km from the sea. The river is fed by rain. During high water, from March to July, the Japurá overflows its banks, forming lakes. The average water dis-charge is approximately 6,000 cu m per sec. The Japurá is navigable in Brazil.

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Once your visit to the Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley is completed, your guide will return you back to Chilca or Japura via the same route to have lunch and return to Cusco dropping you off at your hotel.
The Mamiraua Reserve for Sustainable Development (RDSM, Figure 1) is located between the geographical coordinates S 2[degrees]48' to 2[degrees]54' and W 64[degrees]53' to 65[degrees]03', in the confluence of the Solimoes and Japura rivers, and present the characteristic varzea mosaic of water bodies and forest types (QUEIROZ, 2007).
Inserida em um geossistema de varzea e localizada na confluencia dos rios Solimoes e Japura, a Reserva encontra-se proxima a cidade de Tefe, sendo coberta por florestas e outras formacoes vegetais sazonalmente alagadas.
El kaixana, hablado en Limoeiro, municipalidad de Japura, Brasil, se quedo con un hablante en 2008.
In Colombia the sampling sites are from the Amazonian-Andean region (a forest inundated creek); from the Amazon River (Tarapoto, Yahuarcaca III and Resaca Lakes) and from Japura (Caqueta) River (Amauri Creek and Taraira I Lake).
In that work, Couto e Silva's dramatic prose style at times seems imitative of Euclides da Cunha in Os Sertoes, for example when he contrasts Brazil's bloco metropolitano (metropolitan block) with an Amazonia that remains beyond NTC: "In the far-reaching arc of the Northwest, from Corumba--or perhaps a bit south of that city--to the distant province of Amapa, through the territories of Guapore [Rondonia] and Acre, all of western Amazonia of the Jurua river, the Javari, the Japura e the Uaupes, Rio Branco and the Guyanian province, we find semideserted 'marches,' still unstable, almost totally abandoned, open to penetration by groups without a defined flag and to invasion by outlaw nomads.
No caso da deinicao de um padrao que se orientasse pela discussao critica apresentada aqui, palavras de origem indigena que comecam com "y" -- grafia tipica dos textos etnologicos em lingua espanhola, provavelmente por influencia do Guarani, bem como nos textos de Koch-Grunberg -- poderiam ser grafadas com "j", visto que tal graia e mais frequentes tanto na toponimia brasileira quanto em nossa literatura: yapura seria traduzido entao por japura.
En 1820 el famoso botanico aleman Uon Martius realizo unas recolecciones y observaciones importantes sobre los usos medicinales de algunas de las plantas a lo largo del Japura y el Caqueta.
551 Japura -- Negro: Colombia, Venezuela, Brasil, Peru (2, 3, 4, 5, 6) Bosques humedos araucanos: Brasil, Argentina 216,100 (1) Bosques interiores de Parana-Paraiba: 483,800 Argentina, Brasil, Paraguay (1,2,6) Yungas: Argentina, Bolivia (1,2,4) 61,100 Bosques humedos Amazonas suroccidental: 749,700 Brasil, Peru, Bolivia (1) Bosques montanos secos bolivianos: Bolivia 80,300 y Argentina (2, 3, 4, 6) Subtotal 3.
5) Pela proposta de criacao dos tres territorios federais no Amazonas, a composicao seria: a) Rio Negro com os municipios de Barcelos, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira e Santa Isabel do Rio Negro; b) Solimoes com Alvaraes, Amatura, Atalaia do Norte, Benjamin Constant, Fonte Boa, Japura, Jutai, Maraa, Santo Antonio do Ica, Sao Paulo de Olivenca, Tabatinga, Tonantins e Uarini; c) Jurua com Caruari, Envira, Eirunepe, Guajara, Ipixuna, Itamarati e Jurua.