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(mäzəro͞o`nē), river, c.350 mi (560 km) long, rising in the Guiana Highlands, NW Guyana, and flowing generally E to the Essequibo River at Bartica. The river is the center of Guyana's diamond industry.
At a smaller level than "the nation" were specific groups with collective identities based upon their shared residence in and use of a geographic area, as in the case of the Upper Mazaruni River Group.
The government also declared the conditions of the Mazaruni River from Kamarany to Iawalla to be disastrous, and has recognized that these conditions place onerous burdens on the community and environment.
Scalation Number scales 32.0 32.0 32.0 34.0 32.4 0.7 LL + C Number scales 22.0 22.0 22.0 23.0 22.1 0.3 to D insertion Head D-E E-D scalation type Holotype: ZMA (Zoologisch Museum Amsterdam) 124.896, male, 39,2 mm SL: Guyana, Upper Mazaruni District, upper Mazaruni river about 7 miles downstream from Kamarang, a little creek about 15 minutes walk on a bush trail in eastern direction starting at the right bank near a rapid locally called "Sand Landing" (Figures 3 and 4).