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Pánuco

(pä`no͞okō), river, c.315 mi (510 km) long, rising as the Santa María River in San Luis Potosí state, N central Mexico, and flowing generally east to empty into the Gulf of Mexico near Tampico. It is navigable for c.200 mi (322 km). Tributaries, including the Moctezuma, drain, sometimes by artificial means, the AnáhuacAnáhuac
[Aztec,=near the water], geographical term used variously in Mexico before the Spanish Conquest. Today it commonly refers to that part of the central plateau of Mexico comprising the Pánuco and Lerma river systems and the lake basin of the Valley of Mexico.
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Helminth parasites of freshwater fishes of the Panuco river basin, east central Mexico.
Su obra de teatro Panuco 137, por ejemplo, retrata como la Panuco River Oil Company en 1930 se apodera de las tierras de los campesinos para explotar el petroleo, y como con voracidad los saquea, los humilla y hasta los mata, haciendo prevalecer la ley del dinero por encima de cualquier sentimiento (Proceso 593).
El tercer capitulo, de Esteban Valtierra y Scott Witter, "Impact of the Panuco River Irrigation Project on Ejidatario Farmers", expone algunos de los problemas generados por la centralizacion gubernamental en el diseno y manejo del proyecto de irrigacion a gran escala del rio Panuco (San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas y Veracruz), mediante el cual se intento otorgar tierra a campesinos e incrementar la produccion de alimentos basicos.
This research analyzes the probable modifications that the water cycle will undergo in the Panuco river as a consequence of the expected global warming.
Most of it empties into the state of Hidalgo, while some heads to the Gulf of Mexico by way of the Panuco River.