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Junín

(ho͞onēn`), city (1991 pop. 70,138), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina, on the Salado River. It is a busy commercial center for an agricultural and livestock area. There are important railroad repair shops. Its fishing industry has developed gradually. Junín began as a frontier fort (est. 1827) during the struggle against the Native Americans of Pampa.

Junín,

city (1993 pop. 16,183), W central Peru, in the Andes. In the vicinity on Aug. 6, 1824, Simón BolívarBolívar, Simón
, 1783–1830, South American revolutionary who led independence wars in the present nations of Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.
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, aided by Antonio José de SucreSucre, Antonio José de
, 1795–1830, South American revolutionist, b. Cumaná, Venezuela. He joined (1811) the forces fighting for independence from Spain and rose to be the chief lieutenant of Simón Bolívar.
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, defeated the Spanish general José Canterac in the first important battle leading to Peruvian independence. The surrounding area is rich in mineral, hydroelectric, and agricultural resources.
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Junín

 

a city in Argentina, in Buenos Aires Province. Population, 59,000 (1970). Junín has a railroad station. The city is the center of an agricultural region that produces grains and beef cattle. Industry includes food processing and the manufacture of ceramic ware and furniture.

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Debido a los riesgos para la salud humana que implican altas concentraciones de metales pesados en el suelo y las plantas, como es el caso del cacao, considerado un cultivo bandera en el Peru, el presente trabajo se realizo con el objetivo de determinar los contenidos de metales pesados en los suelos de plantaciones de cacao en las principales areas de produccion del Peru: Zona Norte (Tumbes, Piura, Cajamarca y Amazonas); Zona Central (San Martin, Huanuco y Junin) y Zona Sur (Cuzco).
Junin: [Prov.] Tarma, Huasahuasi, 2800 m, 7 Jun 1986, Bennett3613 (holotype MO, not found); Huasahuasi, 2850 m, 29 Aug 1987, Bennett3613 (lectotype MOL).
Alto Perene, a member of the Arawak language family, is spoken by about 1,000 people in 36 communities in the Upper Perene Valley of the Junin Region in Peru, says Mihas.
EGECSAC owns a 5.26 mw run of the river hydro power plant in Junin province of Peru and was 93 per cent owned by Cascade Hydro Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Rurelec.
The company's first action was to divide the people, locating the nucleus of the opposition in Junin parish and building support in neighboring Garcia Moreno parish and in Otavalo canton.
A representative for Chinese miner Chinalco said its copper mine Toromocho, in the region of Junin, suffered no damage.
El estudio de la region NOBA y su patrimonio se inicio a partir de una busqueda bibliografica exhaustiva que facilito su identificacion y analisis, particularmente en el area de influencia de la Universidad Nacional del Noroeste de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (UNNOBA), con sedes academicas en las ciudades de Junin y Pergamino (2).
Part II covers an overview of arenaviruses followed by major human pathogens, including Old World Lassa and Lujo viruses, and New World Junin, Machupo, and Guanarito viruses, and cellular receptors of the latter, as well as hantaviruses, fioloviruses, and flviviruses, such as dengue, and, finally, yellow fever, and other flaviviruses with hemorrhagic potential during primary infections.