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Marajó

(mərəzhô`), island, c.150 mi (240 km) long and c.100 mi (160 km) wide, N Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon River. It divides the river into the Amazon proper and the Pará. Cattle are raised on the extensive eastern grasslands, and water buffaloes are bred in the low, swampy west. The island is famous for its prehistoric mounds, which yield handsome pottery.

Marajó

 

a low-lying island in Brazil at the mouth of the Amazon River between one of the Amazon’s northern branches, the Pará River in the south, and the MarajÓ Bay in the southeast. Area, approximately 48,000 sq km. The western part is covered with dense evergreen forest containing valuable timber; in the east there is palm savanna with flooded meadows and swamps. There is timber industry in the west and livestock raising for meat in the east.

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This study is part of the Research Project titled "Tecobe in Marajo--Impact of the More Physicians for Brazil Program (MPBP) in the Marajo Archipelago-PA-Brazil, from 2013 to 2017" ("Tecobe no Marajo--Impacto do Programa Mais Medicos para o Brasil (PMMB) no Arquipelago do Marajo-PA-Brasil, nos anos de 2013 a 2017").
Roosevelt durante los anos de la decada de 1980 en la isla de Marajo, una isla de alrededor de 50.000 [km.sup.2] en la desembocadura del rio Amazonas.
No presente estudo foi possivel perceber que a idade dos Quilombolas viventes da Ilha do Marajo e correlacionada com sua pressao arterial.
It's exciting, because it's different,' said Lita Bondoc, sole owner of the Marajo Group.
They located some friendly Indians in large settlements near the northern edge of Marajo island.
It is narrow and elongated, situated between the mainland and three fluvial islands (Onca, Arapiranga, and Cotijuba), in connection with MarajO Bay, and further north includes Mosqueiro Island and Outeiro district (Moreira, 1966).
Por conta desse longo periodo de ocorrencia, Matos (2000) subdivide o rifteamento intracontinental em 2 momentos, a partir da predominancia dinamica cinematica: (a) Pre-transtensao (pretranstension), de idade pre-Barremiana, constituindo uma fase de pre-alongamento, onde ocorreram riftes no Atlantico Central e Sul (grabens Marajo e Potiguar, respectivamente); (b) Sinranstensao (syn-transtension), de idade barremiana a aptiana, constituindo a fase inicial de alongamento.
Esta vastidao de terras e drenada por rios que descem das areas mais elevadas para o coracao da bacia, onde formam o grande sistema hidrografico-Solimoes/Amazonas que segue rumo ao estuario na Ilha do Marajo, sua foz no Oceano Atlantico.
Selecionou-se depoimentos de mulheres indigenas pertencentes aos povos Tembe Tenetehara (5), hoje moradores do municipio de Santa Maria do Para, Xipaya (6) e Kuruaya (7) que vivem no medio Xingu e, no caso das quilombolas, selecionamos as interlocutoras moradoras das diversas comunidades localizadas no arquipelago do Marajo, tambem no estado do Para.
Licenciatura em educacao do campo: intencionalidades na formacao de educadores do campo no Marajo