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Juruena River (Brazil)


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    • Aná-uiná River (Brazil)
    • Ananiná River (Brazil)
    • Rio Aná-uiná (Brazil)
    • Rio Ananiná (Brazil)
    • Rio Juruena (Brazil)
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    • found: Work cat: [Map of Juruena River region in Mato Grosso, Amazonas, and Pará], 1914?:map recto (Rio Juruena)
    • found: GeoNames, June 22, 2016(Rio Juruena, Brazil, stream, S 7 [degrees] 22 [minutes] 19 [seconds] W 58 [degrees] 3 [minutes] 55 [seconds]; variants: Rio Ana-uina, Rio Ananina, Rio Ananiná, Rio Aná-uiná, Rio Juruena)
    • found: Col. gaz. of the world, June 22, 2016(Rio Juruena, river, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 14 [degrees] 30 [minutes] S 59 [degrees] 00 [minutes] W; 500 mi/805 km long, left headstream of the Tapajos River, in N Mato Grosso state, Brazil; rises in the Serra dos Parecis near 14 [degrees] 30 [minutes] S 59 [degrees] 00 [minutes] W; flows N, forming Mato Grosso-Amazonas border for c. 120 mi/193 km before its confluence with São Manuel River at Pará-Amazonas-Mato Grosso frontier, where joint streams form Tapajós River; not navigable)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 22, 2016(Juruena River (Portuguese: Rio Juruena) is a 1,240 km (770 mi) long river in west-central Brazil, in the state of Mato Grosso; it originates in the Parecis plateau, for the last 190 km (120 mi) of its lower part the river becomes the border between the states Mato Grosso and Amazonas; it finally joins the Teles Pires river to form the Tapajós river, which is one of the biggest tributaries to the Amazon River; not navigable due to its many waterfalls and rapids)
    • found: Britannica, June 22, 2016(Juruena River, river, Brazil, Portuguese Rio Juruena, west-central Brazil, rising in the Serra dos Parecis and descending northward from the Mato Grosso Plateau for 770 miles (1,240 km), receiving the Arinos River and joining the Teles Pires, or São Manuel, to form the Tapajós River, a major affluent of the Amazon; for the last 120 miles (190 km) of its course the Juruena marks the boundary between Mato Grosso and Amazonas states; not navigable)
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    • 2016-06-22: new
    • 2017-08-14: revised
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