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a river in Brazil, a left tributary of the Negro River of the Amazon River basin. It is formed by the confluence of the Uraricoera and Tacutú rivers. With the Uraricoera, which originates on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Parima as the Parima River, the Branco is 1,300 km long and drains an area of approximately 195,000 sq km. It flows over the Guiana Highlands and the Amazon Basin lowland. There are flash floods in the summer (June and July). The mean flow rate is approximately 5,400 cu m per sec. The Branco is navigable to the village of Caracaraí; in high water it is navigable as far as the city of Boa Vista.

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E provavel que tal talvegue seja remanescente de um posicionamento mais oriental do canal do rio Branco. Apesar disso, imagens de satelites recentes mostram uma reducao significativa da extensao deste talvegue.
11 December 2012 - US petrol engines and related parts manufacturer Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) said it had paid about USD57m (EUR44m) in cash for ownership of Brazilian power and construction equipment supplier Companhia Caetano Branco.
11 December 2012 a[euro]" US petrol engines and related parts manufacturer Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) said it had paid about USD57m (EUR44m) in cash for ownership of Brazilian power and construction equipment supplier Companhia Caetano Branco.
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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (LSE: IHG), a UK-based owner, manager and franchiser of hotels and resorts, has entered into an agreement to open a new Holiday Inn Express in the city of Rio Branco, Brazil.
TAM (BM&FBOVESPA:TAMM4) (NYSE:TAM), a Brazilian carrier, on Monday announced that it's vice president of sales and alliances, Paulo Castello Branco, was appointed as a member of the IATA (International Air Transport Association) Sectorial Affairs Committee.
Goals from strikers Branco Cardozo and Budhiram Tudu were enough to see them home while Manipur pulled one back through Nabachandra Singh.
Branco de Basura of Santa Cruz, CA, offers a new 5-pack containing 5 12-ounce cans of Mexican lager, and a bottle that contains five shots of either tequila or whiskey.
Os sitios de ocorrencia estao distribuidos em sete municipios da regiao sudoeste do Parana, sendo seis em Pato Branco (Figura 1).
London, Jun 8 (ANI): Football legend and a member of the victorious Brazilian team in 1994, Branco, said that sex and booze is the recipe for a successful World Cup.
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