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Mar del Plata

(mär thĕl plä`tä), city (1991 pop. 519,707), E central Argentina, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in South America. Fishing and fish processing are also important industries. The city was founded in the 1850s. It has two universities.

Mar del Plata

 

a city in Argentina in the province of Buenos Aires. Population including suburbs, 299,700 (1970). Mar del Plata is a port on the Atlantic Ocean. Linked by railroad and highway with Buenos Aires, it has a large seaside resort. The city is a fishing center (mackerel, anchovy), and there is a food-processing industry. Mar del Plata was founded in 1856.

Mar del Plata

a city and resort in E Argentina, on the Atlantic: fishing port. Pop.: 552 000 (2005 est.)
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El antiguo Hotel Tourbillon se construyo en la decada de 1930 como uno de los primeros edificios de la ciudad de Mar del Plata y uno de los primeros en instalarse en Playa Grande.
En los libros del Juzgado no aparece ninguna referencia a la fundacion de Mar del Plata, pretendidamente hecha el 10 de febrero de 1874, momento en que el nucleo del antiguo saladero era abandono y desolacion.
Pero el conjunto no pudo revalidar el titulo de Mar del Plata, donde fue primer lugar en atletismo y en natacion y trajo 43 preseas doradas.
A comienzos de julio de 2005 se celebro en Mar del Plata la Decima Reunion Nacional de la Asociacion Argentina de Ciencias del Comportamiento (AACC).
In the Declaration and Plan of Action of Mar del Plata, adopted during the two-day meeting, the presidents and prime ministers affirmed their shared principles, goals, and commitments, with an emphasis on fostering and promoting "decent work.
Algunos de los temas son: Breve caracterizacion geografico-cultural de Mar del Plata (donde se realizo la investigacion); La perspectiva bioetica; Saludenfermedad vistas desde el principio de autonomia; La comunicacion humana en la relacion de asistencia; Modelo medico hegemonico de E.
The submarine was on its way to Mar del Plata from the southern city of Ushuaia when it last made contact with land to report water entering the vessel and a subsequent battery malfunction.
Summary: Families of the 44 crew members of a missing Argentine submarine gave up hope and went home Friday after a dayslong wait at the sub's Mar del Plata naval base, saddened and angered by several evidence that the vessel may have exploded.
Mar del Plata (Argentina): President Mauricio Macri on Friday ordered an inquiry to "know the truth" about what happened to Argentina's missing submarine, the San Juan, which disappeared with the loss of its 44 crew.
It was en route from Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, to the coastal city of Mar del Plata, some 400km south of Buenos Aires, when it reported an electrical malfunction shortly before disappearing last week.
Authorities last had contact with the ARA San Juan on Wednesday as it went from the southern port of Ushuaia to the coastal city of Mar del Plata.