Sete Quedas


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Sete Quedas

 

(also Guaira), a series of waterfalls and rapids in the middle course of the Paraná River; located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay. The river drops a total of 117 m as it flows through the falls and rapids; the highest waterfall is 33 m high. The falls are formed at the point where the river flows over the basalt scarp of the Paraná Plateau. The flow rate is approximately 6,000 cu m per sec.

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Contiguous urban border areas (Coronel Sapucaia, Paranhos, Ponta Pora, and Sete Quedas counties) presented a growing tendency while other borderline counties (with no contiguous urban border areas) showed a negative trend, and the other counties of Mato Grosso do Sul presented a detection rate stabilised.
2% in 2011, and in Sete Quedas from 0% to 95% in the same period.
Detection rates for this age group were low in Coronel Sapucaia, Paranhos, and Ponta Pora, but moderate in Sete Quedas and highest for patients aged 40-69 years old and those aged 70 and older.
A estrategia argentina era impedir a construcao da imensa barragem atraves da "multilateralizacao" da questao de Sete Quedas e da introducao do principio da consulta previa, sem oferecer qualquer alternativa para solver a necessidade brasileira de energia e as demandas paraguaias de desenvolvimento.
Posteriormente, em 1979 ocorreu a assinatura do Acordo Tripartite entre Brasil, Paraguai e Argentina, para o aproveitamento dos recursos hidraulicos do rio Parana, das Sete Quedas ate a foz do Rio da Prata.