Mazaruni

Mazaruni

(mäzəro͞o`nē), river, c.350 mi (560 km) long, rising in the Guiana Highlands, NW Guyana, and flowing generally E to the Essequibo River at Bartica. The river is the center of Guyana's diamond industry.
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In 1978, during a state visit to Guyana, the Venezuelan president, Carlos Andres Perez, offered to finance the upper Mazaruni hydro-electric project if the Guyana government would agree to cede 31,000 square kilometres of territory to his country.
The upper Mazaruni River might be home to many more unique creatures, researchers said.
Once designed, the hydro dam in Mazaruni would have deliver energy back again to T&T by the same cable.
Deep in the rainforests of Guyana, ROM ichthyologist Hernan Lopez-Fernandez and his team discovered strange new fish species in the upper Mazaruni River area.
The government of Guyana has partnered with Brazil to begin a pre-feasibility study of the Upper and Middle Mazaruni areas to determine the potential of hydropower development in the area, reports GINA (March 26, 2014).
Civil Aviation Chief Zulfikar Mohamed says Canadian pilot Blake Slater and another person were aboard the single-engine Cessna Caravan when it crashed Saturday in the heavily forested Mazaruni area in western Guyana.
Laimosemion paryagi Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheiloidei: Rivulidae), a new species from the upper Mazaruni river drainage of Western Guyana.
The test recovery program is being conducted along the Mazaruni River at two sites owned and previously mined by Correia; Olive Creek and Putareng.
ENMAN Services entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Guyana on July 31, 2001, which gives it the exclusive right after completion of a final feasibility study to apply for a license to develop the Turtruba Hydropower Project - an 800-MegaWatt hydropower development on the middle Mazaruni River in Guyana that would be a significant source of environmentally sustainable and clean climate electricity for the two countries.
Its proposed US$ 4 billion Guyana Hydropower Project on the Mazaruni River, close to Turtruba Falls, is the largest Caribbean renewable energy project currently on the table.
BRITISH GUIANA: Region Essequibo, Takutu 240 m, 01[degrees] 21' 33" N, 58[degrees] 46' 22" W, Clarke 2795 (NY); Mazaruni.
There are no roads in Upper Mazaruni, and the river is the main thoroughfare through the region.