Atrato


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Atrato

(äträ`tō), river, c.415 mi (670 km) long, rising in the Cordillera Occidental, W Colombia. It meanders north, across the base of the Isthmus of Panama, to the Gulf of Urabá. Quibdo is the head of navigation. The Atrato drains a region of rain forests. Its headwaters are in Colombia's chief platinum-producing area. Cartagena is the chief outlet for the products of the valley.
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Ben Green, director of Supermarket Income investment advisor Atrato Capital, said: "This Sainsbury's supermarket is a great addition to our growing portfolio of omnichannel stores.
Al dia de hoy, con la entrega de Memoria, escritura y culturas de Antioquia, el proyecto conforma la antologia del tercer volumen de la serie iniciada con Letras desde el Atrato y el Cauca y continuado con Literaturas y culturas del Paramo: Sonson, Narino, Argelia y Abejorral.
In addition to Ecuador and Bolivia recognizing Rights of Nature nationally, at least three rivers, a national park, and a sacred mountain have also exercised their fundamental rights (the Whanganui in New Zealand, the Atrato in Colombia, the Vilcabamba in Ecuador, and the Te Urewera protected area and Mt.
Nos percatamos que el departamento hace parte por razones geograficas, historicas, sociales, economicas, ambientales, culturales y de conflictos de un territorio mayor, integrado por Sucre, sur de Bolivar, Uraba antioqueno, bajo Atrato y bajo Cauca al que hemos denominado Region Uraba-Caribe.
Bojaya is located in the Medio Atrato, a dispersed rural settlement, which can only be reached by river transport going between Quibdo and Bellavista.