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Comoé

 

(also Komoé), a river in West Africa, primarily in the Republic of the Ivory Coast. Length, 900 km; basin area, 74,000 sq km. It rises in Upper Volta. In its upper course it flows through tall-grass savannas; in its lower course, through dense equatorial rain forests. The river empties into the Gulf of Guinea at Grand-Bassam. The river is fed by rain. Maximum water level occurs in September and October; there is low water in February. The mean annual flow rate in the lower course is 430 cu m per sec. The Comoé is navigable in the lower course.

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Kamanzi, P.-C., Doray, P, Murdoch, J., Moulin, S., Comoe, E., Groleau, A., Leroy, C., & Dufresne, F.
The group of refugees arrive at the Comoe River that is in flood and they cannot go any further.
The state of conservation of Cote d'Ivoire's Comoe National Park will be examined with a view to removing it from the List in Danger.
Scientists described the unique rescue behavior of the African Matabele ants, called Megaponera analis, after observing them in Ivory Coast's Comoe National Park, but did not ascribe charitable motives to the insects.
In West Africa, it appears in Chad, Niger/Benue, Volta, Comoe, and Bandama [1].
H., Adoubi, I., Kouassi Comoe, J.C., De Cnodder, T., Jansen, N., Tschulakow, A., Efferth, T., 2011.
Los seis cercles de la via ferroviaria forman, desde el cercle de las lagunas hasta el cercle de Kong, un corredor enmarcado por el rio Bandaman en el oeste y el rio Comoe en el este; el ferrocarril atraviesa este corredor por la mitad.
erithacus, which occurs from east of the River Comoe in Ivory Coast to Angola, and the western form (Timneh Parrot P.
Les teneurs en proteines des farines d'ignames [6,56 [+ ou -] 0,01 g/100 g d'igname Bete Bete non fermentee (FBbNF) et 4,81 [+ ou -] 0,01 g/100 g d'igname Kponan non fermentee (FkpNF)] sont comparables a celles trouvees par Comoe [7].
From management to negotiation: Technical and institutional innovations for integrated water resource management in the Upper Comoe River basin.
Also in stark contrast to our findings, a study on grouping patterns in Buffon's kob Kobus kob kob in Comoe National Park (Ivory Coast) suggested that being alone or in small groups might be advantageous to avoid human pursuit, as poachers are less likely to detect singletons or small groups (Fischer & Linsenmaier 2007).