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Araguaía

(ärägwī`ə), river, c.1,600 mi (2,575 km) long, rising in the Serra des Araras, at the border of Goiás and Mato Grosso states, S central Brazil. It flows generally northward into the Tocantins River, forming most of the border between Goiás and the states of Mato Grosso and Pará. Diamonds are washed along its upper tributaries. There are numerous falls on the Araguaía. The island of Bananal (c.200 mi/320 km long; 35 mi/56 km wide), separating the river into two arms, is one of the largest freshwater islands in the world. It is also a national park. The Araguaía region has been made accessible by new highways. The Brazilians have constructed hydroelectric projects along the Araguaía.

Araguaia

, Araguaya
a river in central Brazil, rising in S central Mato Grosso state and flowing north to the Tocantins River. Length: over 1771 km (1100 miles)
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The submission of the Mine Construction Licence ('LI') marks a major milestone for the Araguaia nickel project, as it moves towards the construction decision.
com) e graduado em Direito pela Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso/ Campus Universitario do Araguaia.
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Niedenzuela stannea contains MFA and causes acute cardiac failure in cattle of farms close to the Araguaia river and its tributaries in the eastern region of the state of Mato Grosso.
Houve tambem repressao no Para, onde os camponeses foram mortos, presos, torturados ou foram dados como desaparecidos devido a uma suposta cumplicidade com os guerrilheiros do Araguaia.
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Consulta para a construcao de um corredor ecologico entre os municipios de Sao Jose do Xingu, Porto Alegre do Norte, Confresa e Santa Teresinha, todos eles localizados na microrregiao do norte do Araguaia.
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