Ucayali


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Ucayali

(o͞okäyä`lē), river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, formed by the confluence of the ApurímacApurímac
, river, c.430 mi (690 km) long, rising in the Andes, S Peru. It flows generally northwest in a narrow valley. After joining the Mantaro River, the Apurímac becomes the Ene; after joining the Perené River, it becomes the Tambo.
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 and UrubambaUrubamba
, river, c.450 mi (720 km) long, rising in the Andes Mts., S Peru, and flowing generally north to join the Apurímac River to form the Ucayali. The Urubamba is extensively used for irrigation, and its valley is heavily populated; Cuzco, Peru, is located there.
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 rivers, E Peru, and flowing generally north through a mountain and jungle wilderness to the MarañónMarañón,
river, c.1,000 mi (1,600 km) long, rising in Lake Lauricaucha in the Cordillera Occidental, W central Peru. It flows generally NW, then E across the Andes to join the Ucayali River in NE Peru where it forms the Amazon River; some consider the
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 River, SW of Iquitos. It is a main headstream of the AmazonAmazon,
Port. Amazonas , world's second longest river, c.3,900 mi (6,280 km) long, formed by the junction in N Peru's Andes Mts. of two major headstreams, the Ucayali and the shorter Marañón.
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 River; the headwaters of the Apurímac are the most distant from the Amazon's mouth. The Ucayali is navigable for its entire course by small craft. It is an important communications link for IquitosIquitos
, city (1993 pop. 252,312), capital of Loreto dept., NE Peru, on the Amazon River, c.2,300 mi (3,700 km) from the Amazon's mouth. It is the farthest inland port of any considerable size in the world. With the boom in wild rubber at the beginning of the 20th cent.
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Ucayali

 

a river in Peru; a right tributary of the Amazon. The Ucayali is 1,950 km long and drains an area of 375,000 sq km. It is formed by the confluence of the Tambo (called the Apurimac in its upper course) and Urubamba rivers, which rise in the Central Andes. The Ucayali’s upper course lies in the mountains, and its lower course is in the Amazon Lowland, where the riverbed is wide, with many meanders. High water occurs from September through March. The mean flow rate is 12,600 cu m per sec. The Ucayali is navigable upstream as far as the city of Cumaria.

Ucayali

a river in E Peru, flowing north into the Mara??n above Iquitos. Length: 1600 km (1000 miles)
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Ucayali formaba parte del departamento de Loreto como provincia de Coronel Portillo y fue creado por Decreto Ley N 9815 del 2 de julio de 1943.
En el margen derecho del Ucayali se considero la comunidad de Vista Alegre (73[grados]27'36" W-04[grados]31'05"S).
La primera compilacion para la region, basada en 341 especimenes, de las cuales 18 fueron primeros registros, se remonta a Sanborn (1949); apareciendo luego algunos estudios mas especificos, como la colecta de quiropteros en el rio Ucayali (Dorst, 1953) y la revision de primates del genero Lagothrix (Fooden, 1963).
En 2015, el Gobierno Regional de Ucayali, a traves de su Gerencia de Recursos Naturales, con la finalidad de dar cumplimiento con los monitoreos establecidos, convoco a instituciones que laboran en la region para, mediante trabajos de cooperacion, realizar las evaluaciones de la pesca en dicho lugar, asi como la toma de informacion fisicoquimica, a fin de contrastar la informacion con los resultados de 2007-2008.
Cajamarca presents an incidence of extreme poverty of 15 to 23% and Ucayali of 1.
Interest in this species has increased in the past 20 years in the Ucayali region of Peru, as it is adapted to a wide range of soils including agricultural fallows.
En el Peru existen prevalencias muy variables en poblaciones infantiles, desde 28% encontrado en Huancayo (18), 38%, en Lima (San Juan de Lurigancho) (19), 39% en Huancavelica (20), 43% en Ucayali (Coronel Portillo)(20), 48% en Arequipa (Camana) (21), hasta hallazgos de 61% en Cajamarca (Llama) (22) y 66% en La Libertad (Alto Trujillo) (23).
The richness analysis, including historic and contemporary records (1903-2014), showed that northern Peru (Tumbes, Cajamarca and Loreto) and Madre de Dios Department, including its adjacent areas in the Cuzco and Ucayali departments, had the highest species richness of CITES carnivores.
El presente articulo se basa en una investigacion realizada como parte de una tesis de bachillerato, la cual asume como caso de estudio un proyecto de Manejo Forestal Comunitario (MFC) que viene implementando la Asociacion para la Investigacion y el Desarrollo (AIDER) en la region de Ucayali, Peru.
This search saw him travel to South America, deep into the Amazon rainforest where he was fortunate to spend time with the Shamans of the Shipibo-Conibo tribe, an indigenous people along the Ucayali River of Peru.
Se trata de un pueblo indigena originario de la region amazonica del Peru, que vive en los margenes del rio Ucayali y sus afluentes.