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Amazonas is the largest of Brazil’s States and contains the best-preserved tropical forest ecosystem of the planet, Amazônia.
Among the various protected areas of Amazonas, is the Janauarí Ecological Park, a combination of firm land, flooded forests, and marshes, where canoe trips can be taken to see the giant water lilies, up to 6 feet in diameter, and other types of flora and fauna.
Amazonas is home to the Jaú National Park, the largest forest reserve in South America, nearby Anavilhanas, the largest river archipelago in the world.
www.dtvisions.com /jungletrekker/english/about_amazonas.html   (265 words)

 Amazonas - Get to Know Brazil - Brazil Travel, Culture and Business Guide
Amazonas' economy was once reliant almost entirely upon rubber; today it has wide and varied industries, including the farming of cassava, oranges, and other cultures.
The name "Amazonas" was given to the Amazon River by early Spanish explorers, who fought skirmishes with female Amerindian warriors that they named after the fierce mounted female warriors in Greek mythology.
What is today Amazonas state was first taken control of after the 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas, which essentially divided the planet (excluding, of course, Europe) between the Spanish and the Portuguese, territories west of (approximately) 46° 37' W beloning to Spain, those east of that latitude, to Portugal.
www.knowbrazil.com /states/amazonas.html   (665 words)

 Supplier: M08512   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Amazonas by Viverde locating in Manaus has a very close partnership with most important jungle lodges of nature base or ecotourism base in rainforest of Amazonas State of Brazil.
We believed and still believe that the solution to the development of the Amazonas State is not only the Industrial District and industrial activity, which depends mostly on incentives and politics, but mainly trough a rational way of exploring the amazon rain forest by research, agriculture, fishing and specially tourism.
Today we have a son and a daughter (both "Amazonenses", which means born in Amazonas State) and caring for their future, we have established a new philosophy in life which pledge for the preservation of the Amazon Ecosystem.
www.infohub.com /travel_company/8512.html   (521 words)

 BCVV en Inglés
The Amazonas is synonymous with mystery and adventure, with vast areas still unexplored in the impenetrable rain forests covering 70 percent of the state (part of the Amazonian "lungs of the world").
The southern states of Amazonas, Bolívar and Delta Amacuro comprise the area referred to as the Guayana Region, due to their geological base on the Guayana Shield, formed of some of the oldest rock in the world (pre-Cambrien rock 1.2 - 2.75 billion years old).
It is also important to remember that the Amazonas is one of the Venezuelan states that has several national parks, among which are: the National Park of Cerro Autana, the Druída-Marahuaca, the Parima-Tapirapecó, the Piedra El Cocuy, Serranía La Neblina and the National Park of Yapacama.
www.venezuelavisitorsbureau.com /anitem.cfm?AnnID=27   (584 words)

 Amazonas region (Peru)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
In Chachapoyas, the capital of Amazonas, I saw the regional [departmental] flag.
White flag with two reactangle triangles with hypotenuse fitting the edge of the flag — green at the fly, red at the hoist.
The basic design of this flag, is similar to the 1825-1822 national flag of Peru, per saltire red and white.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/pe-z.html   (101 words)

 Amazonas (Brazilian state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This includes the department Amazonas in Colombia, as well as the Amazonas State, Venezuela (it does not border the Peruvian Amazonas Region).
Amazonas' economy was once reliant almost entirely upon salt; today it has wide and varied industries, including the farming of cassava, oranges, and other agricultural products.
What is today Amazonas state was first taken control of after the 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas, which essentially divided the planet (excluding Europe) between the Spanish and the Portuguese, territories west of (approximately) 46° 37' W belonging to Spain, those east of that longitude, to Portugal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amazonas_State,_Brazil   (845 words)

 State of Amazonas safeguards world's richest biodiversity with six new protected areas
Amazona's Secretary of Sustainable Development and the Environment (SES) Virgilio Viana made the announcement during the World Parks Congress (WPC) in Durban, South Africa.
According to preliminary data, the region holds 450 species of birds, 180 mammals (including 14 species of primates), along with dozens of turtle, lizard and amphibian species.
"Amazonas has made yet another important commitment to protecting the world's natural heritage and large amounts of resources will be mobilized to honor this commitment," said Viana.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2003-09/ci-soa091003.php   (550 words)

 Amazonas Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Utcubamba valley, that is born in the high jalcas of Chachapoyas and that runs from southeast to northwest to mix with the waters of the Marañón river, forms the immense plain of Bagua.
The area of the Chachapoyas corresponds to a region that, being part of a mountain range because of its land, was characterized for being covered by dense tropical woods.
The department of Amazonas was created by a law issued by the government of the marshal Agustín Gamarra, promulgated on November 21, 1832.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Amazonas_Region   (5414 words)

 Amazonas Region (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
It is bordered by Ecuador on the north and west, the Cajamarca Region on the west, the La Libertad Region on the south and the Loreto and San Martín regions on the east.
The Amazonas Region is made up by of rainforest and Sierra (highlands), although the rainforest area is larger and extends northwards up to the border with Ecuador in the top of the Cordillera del Cóndor.
The Region is divided into seven provinces (''provincias'', singular: provincia), which are composed of 83 districts (''distritos'', singular: distrito).
amazonas-region.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (393 words)

The Autana Tepui is believed, in Piaroa and Guahibo mythology, to be the remains of the tree of life, which connected the earth and the sky and fed the whole universe with its fruits.
The Danto Rapids are among the most impressive of the Amazonas Region.
Amazonas adventure scene is whitewater rafting down the Atures Rapids, a novel and hair-raising way to increase your adrenaline level.
www.venadventure.com /amazons.html   (491 words)

 Amazon travel in Venezuela by Lost World Adventures
Amazonas is home to exotic plants and rare animals, a place where travelers can truly enjoy one of the world's great wildernesses.
Jaguars, ocelots, deer, tapir, giant anteaters, peccaries and half a dozen species of monkeys are the inhabitants of this region, along with the fearsome bushmaster snake and the better known anaconda.
Amazonas' rivers swarm with electric eels, piranhas, caimans, river dolphins and turtles.
www.lostworldadventures.com /countries/venezuela/vzregions/amazon.htm   (595 words)

 Amazonas/Manaus by Viverde - Ecotourism
The ASPAC works on the development of Ecotourism with the traditional communities of Silves to assure that the resources and benefits from this activity can return for the protection of the local lakes.
Civil Society of Mamirauá is managed by a NGO and situated in the confluence of the rivers Solimões, Japurá and Auati-Paraná, region called medium Amazonas.
The ecotourism in the region is a strategy to make possible the economically sustainable of Mamirauá, promoting the conservation and the economic development of the communities.
www.amazonastravel.com.br /ecotourism.html   (291 words)

 3. Plans, programs, and projects for border development and integration in the Amazon region
Throughout this entire process, and even during the preparation of the regional diagnosis, more studies were conducted on the different ecosystem variables, in view of the importance of this matter for the development of the Amazonia.
A regional diagnosis of each of the border areas was made and the balance between its potentials and constraints served as the basis for preparing policy guidelines and strategies for structuring the binational border development plans.
Consideration was given to the prospects and critical aspects of each region and to the role each could play in the countries' development within the framework of the regional policies already defined by the multinational and binational agreements.
www.oas.org /dsd/publications/unit/oea55e/ch05.htm   (1231 words)

 Amazonas by Viverde - Scientific Information
A new period started with the politics, mainly in Brazil, aiming at the agricultural development and the nesting of immigrants, deriving of densely populated and/or devoid regions.
The INPA (National Institute of Research of the Amazon region) has given an important contribution to the scientific and technological knowledge of the Amazon region.
A total area deforested is calculated in the Amazon region of about 500 a thousand km2, or either, about 12,5% the original forest.
www.amazonastravel.com.br /scientific_information.html   (1076 words)

 AMAZONAS 2007: Mission Possible
This was a voyage that was personally significant to him as it was travel to a region that he had dreamt about since a child, when he first recalled the romantic term 'Amazonas' and all that its images conjured.
The Amazonas Region is exciting: new images, new experiences, new animals and plants, and new cultures.
It is intended that the work on Worldwise Expeditions, whilst in the Amazonas region, will be recorded in academic journals - so there is ongoing acknowledgement of the region, the folk and their 'delicate balance between the old and the new' ways of survival.
www.worldwise.co.nz /amazonas/index.htm   (389 words)

 Ethnologue report for Colombia
Aduche River (tributary of Caquetá) 15 km downriver from Araracuara, Amazonas.
Miraña are on the lower Caquetá River, near the mouth of the Cabinari River, Amazonas.
Amazonas Department, halfway between the San Bernardo and Pure rivers.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=CO   (1522 words)

 PERUINFO / Information by Regions / History
Most of the Pre-hispanic Cultures that became prosperous in all the whole area are still a mystery due to the lack of research.
The Culture of Sachapuyas was developed during the Inca Age and represented a strong opposition to the Tahuantinsuyo by repeling the first Inca's attempts for incorporating that region to the Empire.
The department of Amazonas was strictly linked to the emancipating thoughts and actions.
www.peru.com /peruinfo/ingles/info_dptos/amazonas/ama_hist.htm   (241 words)

 Amazonas- Brazil
Twenty percent of the world's primates live in the Amazonas region.
To journey into the Amazon, to the junction of the opaque brown Amazon and the dark Rio Negro, is to experience an ancient, wild world.
The Amazon region is a magical place full of life as it has carried on for millions of years.
www.lostworldadventures.com /countries/brazil/regions/amazonas.htm   (125 words)

 Amazonas Spanish School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Highlands Region, commonly referred to as "La Sierra", is divided into 10 provinces, each of which have important peaks such as Chimborazo (6,310 m), Cotopaxi (5,897 m, the world's biggest active volcano), Cayambe (5,790 m), among others.
This region is divided into 5 provinces which encompass 640 kilometers of coastline,.
The diversity of the four regions has given rise to the evolution of thousands of species of flora and fauna, all of which now thrive in a variety of diverse ecosystems.
www.eduamazonas.com /english/welcome.htm   (1362 words)

 Project Amazonia
Determine whether the indigenous populations of Amazonas feel that their claim to their land has been affected by the amending of Decree 1,775/96.
The populations of indigenous groups within Amazonas will increase (or slow their decline) at a faster rate than populations of groups outside of Amazonas.
Though the growth of economic activity in Amazonas may be hurt by the constraints imposed by the amended Decree 1775/96, it is unlikely due to the expansive nature of Amazonas and the wide distribution of its natural resources.
web.mit.edu /12.000/www/m2006/final/solutions/sols_land_rights.html   (2692 words)

 Telemedicine for Healthcare in Developing Countries
Alto Amazonas province has only one non-asphalt road, which links the capital with the rest of the country.
The EHAS system has proved to be effective in improving the epidemiological surveillance system in the Balsapuerto health micro-net (one of the most isolated areas in Alto Amazonas), by reducing by a quarter the number of trips made to send reports.
Results obtained are intended to demonstrate to the Health Ministries of the region that the solution proposed, and its systems and services, is within the reach of most health rural centers.
www.patmedia.net /tbookman/techsoc/martinez.html   (4458 words)

 Amazonas region (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
2004 Amazonas, I 16 Amazonas Herrera, In Departamentos por Amazonas PERUINFO / / Información
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4217.pwqa7m.info.cob-web.org:8888   (432 words)

 Amazonas Region Map: El Encanto — Tarapaca | Colombia Google Satellite Maps
Browse the list of administrative regions below and follow the navigation through secondary administrative regions to find populated place you are interested in.
Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
If you would like to recommend this Amazonas map page to a friend, or if you just want to send yourself a reminder, here is the easy way to do it.
www.maplandia.com /colombia/amazonas   (644 words)

 Amazonas (Region) - Wikipedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
November 1832 als Departamento gegründet und nach dem Strom Amazonas benannt, der allerdings erst durch den Zusammenfluss von Marañón, Huallaga und Ucayali in der Region Loreto entsteht.
Neben Brücken, Straßen und Furten gibt es in der Region Amazonas auch mehrere Flußhäfen: Rentema (Bagua (Provinz)), Nazareth (Bagua (Provinz)), Choros (Utcubamba (Provinz)) und Galilea (Condorcanqui (Provinz)).
Amazonas ist unterteilt in sieben Provinzen sowie 82 Distrikte:
de.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Amazonas_(Region)   (363 words)

 Ethnologue: Colombia
Amazonas Department, half way between the San Bernardo and Pure rivers.
Caño Tí (tributary of the middle Vaupés River) and upper Papurí and Pirá-Paraná rivers, Vaupés region.
Tributaries of mid and upper Pira-Paraná, upper Papurí and Tiquié, southeastern Vaupés region.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/Colo.html   (2863 words)

 Regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Inform other regions of activities through regular reports that are printed in the TI in the Regional Round Up column.
Maintain a record of all the region's activities.
Distribute invitations/flyers to all language institutions in the region.
www.ventesol.org /Regions.html   (309 words)

 Place:Peru - Genealogy
The kingdom of Chimor, and the great oracle city of Pachacamac, where believers from all over the land came to worship, were conquered by the Sapa Inka’s armies in their conquests over western South America centuries after the Huari culture died out.
In fact, only the emperor was called “Sapa Inka”, the tribe from which the empire originated had its origins in what became the capital of Cusco, and the language of the empire, Quechua (Quichua), was of a neighboring tribe.
After almost five years of war, it ended with the loss of the department of Tarapacá and the provinces of Tacna (city), Tacna Region, Peru and Arica, Arica Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile, in the Atacama region.
www.werelate.org /wiki/Place:Peru   (1458 words)

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