Oiapoque


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Oiapoque

 

(also Oyapock), a river in South America that forms part of the border between Brazil and French Guiana. Measuring 485 km long, the river originates in the Tumuc-Humac (Tumucumaque) Mountains and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. It flows through the crystalline Guiana Highlands, forming a great number of rapids and waterfalls. The navigable lower Oiapoque crosses the coastal lowland.

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For background, see Lux Vidal, Galibi do Oiapoque: Introduction, POVOS INDIGENAS NO BRASIL (Jan.
RIDE: Marianne Mayet, a teacher in French Guiana, takes a boat along the Oiapoque River that divides the French overseas department from Brazil.
In Brazil, the formula that expresses the totality of a national territory to reflect the remoteness of the borders is do Oiapoque (RR) ao Chui (RS) e da Ponta Seixas (pb) a Cruzeiro do Sul (ac).
Considering only the Asian genotype, CHIKV caused an outbreak in the Caribbean (Martinique) in 2013 [32] and in September 2014 autochthonous and nonautochthonous CHIKV Asian-genotype infections were reported in Oiapoque (northern Brazil) and Recife (northeastern Brazil) [9].
Autochthonous transmission of CHIKV (Asian genotype) in Brazil first occurred in 2014 in Oiapoque, Brazilian Amazon, 1 year after CHIKV introduction in the Caribbean (1).
O real e a aplicacao de uma vontade politica de edificar uma ponte estaiada de um comprimento de 378 metros entre a margem brasileira e a margem guianesa do rio Oiapoque, num lugar chamado Ponta Morna.
Os manguezais, ecossistemas presentes nas zonas costeiras tropicais e subtropicais, ocupam no Brasil uma faixa mais ou menos continua que vai do Estado do Amapa (Rio Oiapoque, 04[degrees]20'N) no extremo Norte, ate Santa Catarina, ao Sul (Laguna, 28[degrees]30'S).