Neretva


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Neretva

 

a river in Yugoslavia. Length, 218 km; basin area, about 5,600 sq km. Rises on the slopes of the Zelengora massif; in its upper and middle courses it passes through the Dinaric Alps in a canyonlike valley (a popular tourist area). Below the city of Mostar the valley widens. The river empties into the Adriatic Sea, forming a delta. The average flow rate is 280 cu m per sec; there is flooding in spring and fall. The Jablanica Hydroelectric Power Plant, with an 85-m dam and a reservoir, is on the Neretva. The river is navigable up to the city of Metkovic (20 km from the mouth). The Dubrovnik-Sarajevo highway and railroad run through the Neretva valley.

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Heavy metal profile in five fish species included in human diet, domiciled in the end flow of river Neretva (Croatia), Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 50: 545-51.
Escorted excursions to Dubrovnik, Mostar and the Neretva delta, Montenegro, and a cruise to the offshore Elaphite islands ?
The mother only arrived at the hospital on the day of the birth and suffers from an undiscovered gestational diabetes BOSNIA Divers drop by day, left, and by night with lighted torches, right, more than 80 feet down to the Neretva River from the Old Mostar Bridge.
The presentation was attended by representatives of GKM, a Ministry of Economy of Hercegovina Neretva Canton, directors of BIH companies LIGNUM (design and manufacture of furniture), NEOSOFT (IT), HERING (design and construction), SKUTOR, (manufacturing tools for cutting metal and wood), and representatives of Swedish companies DIRECTIT (IT Sweden), BJS-Sweden (wood processing) and others.
Heavy rains played havoc with our coastal waters AUSTRALIA A baby ringtail possum weighing only 50 grams sits in a wildlife carer's hand after being fed in Sydney BOSNIA A diver takes a plunge with torches from the 82 feet-high Old Mostar Bridge into the Neretva River during the annual night high diving in Mostar (AP Photo/Amel Emric) ENGLAND People shelter from the rain at a bus stop at Heather, Leicestershire
To illustrate his point, he says that in Sarajevo Europe starts in the middle of the bridge over the Neretva River in Mostar.
Suleyman saw a golden opportunity in building a bridge across the turbulent and cold Neretva River, and indeed he was right.
2006: Heavy metal profile in five fish species included in human diet, domiciled in the end flow of River Neretva (Croatia).
My final treat on the Dalmatian Coast was a riverboat trip along the Neretva River, about an hour's drive from Tucepi.
The bridge was constructed over the River Neretva upon the instruction by Sultan Mehmet IV in 1682.
Built in 1566, the soaring arch of the old bridge at Mostar stood intact for 427 years, spanning the blue-green waters of the Neretva River through peace and war, floods and earthquakes, and the passage of centuries.
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