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Chocó

 

a department in Colombia. Area, 47,200 sq km. Population, 202,000 (1973). The capital is Quibdó. Livestock is raised on pastureland, and fields are cultivated to aid animal husbandry. Gold, silver, and platinum are mined in Chocó. Industry includes sawmilling. Banana plantations are found near the Gulf of Urabá.

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Max cautions investors that results from adjacent and nearby properties are not necessarily representative of the mineralization hosted at North Choco.
It was PetroGazz's third win in a row, hiking its record to 4-2, while Choco Mucho dropped to 2-4.
Focus will be on Creamline after it brought down Choco Mucho, 25-12, 25-22, 19-25, 25-18, with skipper Alyssa Valdez sizzling at the frontline with 25 points including 21 kills.
The Angels took the first four points off kill blocks, including three on Choco Mucho top hitter Kat Tolentino, in the fifth set and went on to dominate their young rivals to turn what had appeared to be a down-to-the-wire finish into an anti-climactic ending.
Choco Mucho, which like Creamline is bannered by former Ateneo stars, headed by the troika of Kat Tolentino, Maddie Madayag and Bea de Leon, members of the Season 81 University Athletic Association of the Philippines champion squad, showed a lot of promise in its debut but went on a loss-win-loss run, marred by a shutout loss to the resurgent BanKo-Perlas Spikers last Wednesday.
('Max' or the 'Company') (TSX.V: MXR; Frankfurt: M1D1) is pleased to report that the North Choco Property area has been expanded to the north by strategic staking of approximately 300 sq.
Manufactured at PVML's factory in Seeduwa, Alpenliebe Choco Chewz is the company's first venture in the 'choco chewy' segment in Sri Lanka and is its latest innovation in broadening Sri Lankan's choice in high quality candy products.
Verena's grandfather Herman Bahlsen founded Choco Leibniz biscuits, and the company employed about 200 forced laborers during the period from 1943 and 1945.
The Choco low-level jet (Chocojet) is a westerly low-level jet, an extension of the southwesterly cross-equatorial flow that converges over the far eastern Pacific (EPAC) and western Colombia, which exerts a strong modulation over the region's hydroclimate (Poveda and Mesa 1997, 1999, 2000; Mapes et al.
The biggest contributors to its overseas sales were Choco Pies and potato chips.