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Maroni

 

(Marowijne), a river in South America, forming the boundary between Surinam and French Guiana. Length, 680 km. It rises on the northern slopes of the Tumucumaque (Tumuc-Humac) mountain range in French Guiana. It empties into the Atlantic Ocean, forming an estuary. The river has rapids but is navigable in its lower course as far as the city of Apatou.

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With Suriname only ten minutes away via motorized pirogues or canoes, it is common practice for pregnant Maroon women in Suriname to traverse the Maroni River just before giving birth.
Results did not show high levels of Hg, except for in the native Amerindian communities, particularly in the Wayanas living in the upper reaches of the Maroni River.
Characteristics of the Wayana populations living in the upper part of the Maroni River.
Main features: project managers to market for the development of the Master Plan for Real Estate in the town of Maripa-Soula, town residents and spreads the Maroni River and one of its main tributaries the Tampok
Location of works, place of delivery supplies or performance: The place of performance of the services is at the level of the jump Mankassiaba on the Maroni River.
Contract award: storage racking and river transport of petroleum products on the maroni river to central edf.
Market for storage, racking and transporting fuel to EDF power stations along the Maroni River in French Guiana.
Fuel transport by waterway on isolated sites on the Maroni River and its tributaries in favor of armed Fuel Service (SEA) and its customers in Guyana.
Contract notice: Storage racking and river transport of petroleum products on the maroni river to central edf