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Guaporé

(gwəpo͝orĕ`), river, c.750 mi (1,207 km) long, rising in the mountains of Mato Grosso state, W Brazil. It flows northwest through rain forest and forms part of the Brazil-Bolivia border before joining the Mamoré River. The river is also called Iténez. Guaporé was the original name (until 1956) of the Brazilian federal territory that is now the state of RondôniaRondônia
, state (1996 pop. 1,132,692), 93,839 sq mi (243,043 sq km), NW Brazil, on the border with Bolivia. Pôrto Velho is the capital. Rain forests still cover much of the state, although by the 1980s deforestation had begun to emerge as a serious environmental
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Guaporé

 

a river in South America, right-bank tributary of the Mamoré (Amazon Basin). Length, 1,550 km; basin area, about 310,000 sq km. It rises on the southern slopes of the Serra dos Parecis mountains, in the western part of the Brazilian Highlands. In its upper course it flows through the plateau of Mato Grosso in Brazil; the rest of it traverses marshy lowland and serves as the border between Brazil and Bolivia. Its most important left-bank affluents are the Paraguá, Baures, and Itonamas. It is fed by rainwater; its waters rise highest (up to 8 m at its mouth) in the period from February through April. The Guaporé is navigable from the city of Mato Grosso to its mouth.

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As maiores taxas de mortalidade para os desfechos foram observadas, em geral, dentro das microrregioes de Ji-Parana, Alvorada do Oeste e Cacoal, situadas no centro-leste e sudeste de Rondonia, em municipios como Ouro Preto do Oeste, Ji-Parana, Rolim de Moura, Sao Francisco do Guapore, Alta Floresta do Oeste e Cacoal.
A grande concentracao de agua, verificadas em Alta Floresta D'Oeste e Alto Alegre dos Parecis (Figura 2, 3, 4 e 5), ocorreram devido ao tamanho das areas dos mesmos (Figura 1), e por parte destas estarem localizadas as margens do rio Guapore, estando sujeito ao acumulo de agua nos periodos de precipitacao, resultando em maiores reservas de aguas pluviais.
Their distribution includes Mamore, Guapore, Paraguay and Parana river systems and all of their lowland drainages.
ornatipinnis Myers 1935 from the rio Paraguay basin, N parvipinnis Costa, 1988 from the rio Cuiaba basin (rio Paraguay basin), N guaporensis Costa 1988 from the rio Guapore basin, and N acutirostratus Costa 1992 from the rio das Velhas, rio Sao Francisco basin.
Estrutura populacional, tamanho e razao sexual de Podocnemis unifilis (Testudines, Podocnemididae) no rio Guapore (RO), norte do Brasil.
Pimelodus pintado was the most widely distributed migratory species with several records upstream the Cachoeirao and in upper parts of the main tributaries of the Antas river (Prata, Carreiro and Guapore rivers).
Dentro do SPI, na Inspetoria Regional 06, em 1913, ha a mencao a um aparelho fotografico 13 x 18, a chassis de aluminio, a reveladores, a chapas e a papeis, em uma relacao de ferramentas, utensilios e objetos existentes no Posto "Estiva Nova", que foi desativado na regiao do rio Guapore, em 1916 e reaberto em outro lugar, mais proximo a cidade de Vila Bela da Santissima Trindade, em 1918.
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