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San Nicolás

 

a city in eastern Argentina, in Buenos Aires Province. Population, 56,000 (1960). San Nicolás is a port on the Paraná River and is accessible to seagoing vessels; meat and wool are exported. There is a railroad junction in the city. San Nicolás has a large metallurgical combine and food-processing and ceramics enterprises. There is a steam power plant in the city. San Nicolás was founded in 1748.

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At San Nicolas I first saw the noble river of the Parana.
For many leagues north and south of San Nicolas and Rozario, the country is really level.
In the past, rich families in Pampanga, the country's culinary capital, cultivated plantations of uraru root crops, which workers tediously processed into flour to make the San Nicolas biscuits once a year -- for gifts and family consumption only.
com)-- In conjunction with The Makanaaloha Group, Rick Makanaaloha Kia'imeaokekanaka San Nicolas will launch the 8th year of The George Na'ope Hula Festival in Old Town Sacramento from July 19-20.
paid $5010 per quintal to the San Nicolas farm during the last stage of the Cup of Excellence competition in El Salvador, reports elmundo.
Ash had fallen on the towns of San Nicolas de los Ranchos and Huejotzingo, as well as the northern part of the city of Puebla.
Five, ten, or even fifteen years from now, when ecologists, wildlife biologists, conservationists and environmentalists worldwide look for an example to follow for future island restoration partnerships and efforts to remove feral animals, the San Nicolas Island Seabird Restoration Project will be at the top of the list.
Lewis explores these issues through an ethnography of San Nicolas Tolentino, a moreno town in the state of Guerrero, and extends her study in the final chapter to the San Nicoladense migrant community in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Located on Mexico's Pacific coast in a historically Black part of the Costa Chica region, the town of San Nicolas has been identified as a center of Afromexican culture; however, the majority of the town's residents call themselves morenos (black Indians).
Two specimens were collected at this time and are deposited in the Collection of Birds at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in San Nicolas de los Garza, a male (UANL 2442) and a female (UANL 2443).
Newly elected board members include Thomas Brackmann, president, Nichols Aluminum, Davenport, Iowa; Eugenio Clariond-Rangel, vice president of operations, Cuprum, San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico; Wayne Hale, executive vice president and COO, Century Aluminum Co.
The Naval Base Ventura County has the only military controlled deep-water port between San Diego and Puget Sound in Washington, and it includes San Nicolas Island and 36,000 square miles of sea range off the coast, used for testing missiles and planes.
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