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  Fredshalom.com Fred Shalom Fred Ohebshalom East Andes Tamalameque and Guane
also faramarz fred ohebshalom quality fred shalom lineage and lords magdalena rivers fred shalom elegant goldwork great navigators and experts in the life of the large marshes, as well as architects of the sky and creators of special artistic manifestations.
Tamalameque, These notable ecologists were the children of the animals like jaguar and the alligator of the Magdalena River.
With care of animals far from the Magdalena River, were the peoples of the Santander and goldwork.
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  Flood management and slums formation in Magdalena's River Basin-Colombia - Monografias.com
Magdalena’s river is the most important river in Colombia; it is located in the central part of the country, going through the Andinas region, which is the center of the country’s development.
Magdalena’s river basin has a variety of hydrologic conditions, and all kinds of tributaries, this is due that is located in a unique geographical condition, among three chain mountains, the hydrological network of the basin is abundant, where all its tributaries converge, producing situations of floods in its floodplains and vicinities.
The rains in Magdalena’s river basin consist in a bimodal way with maximum events in April and May October and November, the highest discharges can be detected in the second period of the year, where the capacity of storage reduces considerably.
www.monografias.com /trabajos43/magdalena-river-basin/magdalena-river-basin2.shtml   (6555 words)

 CPT in Colombia - CPT
The Magdalena Medio region is typical of most of the country in that it is resource-rich while many of its citizens struggle against cycles of violence and poverty.
Barrancabermeja is also a major port on the Magdalena River, several hundred kilometres from its mouth in the Caribbean sea, and is the unofficial capital of the Magdalena Medio region.
The Magdalena Medio takes its name from the Magdalena River —Río Magdalena, and refers to the territory along the middle part of the river, including the river flats and parts of the mountain ranges on either side of the river.
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 Caribbean Coast: Magdalena River delta and Santa Marta lagoon complex - Coasts of Colombia
The Holocene Magdalena River delta and adjacent Santa Marta lagoon occupy a low area bounded by the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif and by the coastal relief of the San Jacinto Belt, west of the present course of the Magdalena River (Fig.
The apex of the delta is about 45 km inland from the river mouth, at the jetties of Bocas de Ceniza (Raasveldt and Tomic 1958, Robertson 1998).
SNM: Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta; MRD is the active Magdalena River Delta; B marks the city of Barranquilla.
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 Fredohebshalom.com Alfred Ohebshalom Fred Shalom Fred Ohebshalom Faramarz
To date it constitutes the earliest evidence of agricultural societies to inhabit the region of the Fred Shalom central Cauca River Valley and Antioquia.
Here, by Quimbaya we shall be referring to an area between the central Cauca River valley, in the portion that is bordered by the Central Cordillera, and the Andes of the extreme southern part of the Department of Antioquia, thus including sectors of the Faramarz Ohebshalom Central as well as the Western Cordillera.
We have defined it this way because, despite regional variations and although we are definitely not speaking of a community in ethnic nor cultural terms, we consider many of the historic processes to have been common to the groups of the region.
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 Amazon.com: "Magdalena River": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
See all pages with references to "Magdalena River".
The same is true of low-lying river valleys in the interior (as at Neiva, Honda, and Mompox on the Magdalena River) and in the Chocó, as well as on the eastern plains (llanos orientales) and in the Amazon basin.
whereas the hilly region east of the Magdalena River was the stronghold of about io,ooo Chimila Indians 5 According to a concerned New Granadan official, indigenous defiance of Spain...
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 ENVIRONMENT-COLOMBIA: The Troubled Waters of the Magdalena River
The river dwellers are accustomed to flooding, which normally occurs in November and December, and from May to July.
The watershed of the Magdalena and its main tributary, the Cauca, covers 257,400 square km, 26 percent of which is within Colombian territory.
Since the Spanish Conquest, the river and its geographical axis marked the route of penetration by the Spaniards from the ports of Santa Marta and Cartagena, on the Caribbean coast, to the interior of what is Colombian territory today.
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A river conducts water by constantly flowing perpendicular to the elevation curve of its bed, thereby converting the positional energy of the water into kinetic energy.
Rivers begin at their source in higher ground, either rising from a spring, forming from glacial meltwater, flowing from a body of water such as a lake, or simply from damp, boggy places where the soil is waterlogged.
River management is an ongoing activity as rivers tend to 'undo' the modifications made by man. Dredged channels silt up, sluice mechanisms deteriorate with age, levees and dams may suffer seepage or catastrophic failure.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for magdalena
On the nearby peninsula of Magdalena is a former royal summer palace.
It flows north in a rift valley between the Cordillera Central and Cordillera Occidental to the Magdalena River.
It is navigable in its lower course and drains a fertile valley; coffee is the chief crop.
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 Nature of the River Sidon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rather the better candidate for the river Sidon to exit to the sea, is from the plains near Morianton which are north and east or Northeast or even North by Northeast of Zarahemla depending on the degree that Sidon does turn to the east to avoid Hermounts.
This would be the river that flows down the parallel valley to the Sidon valley in which the Land of Melek and all of its surrounding cities, towns, and villages are a part of and of which Ammonihah and Noah and all of its cities, towns and villages are a part of.
And it is a large drainage valley with the cordillera of the upper Andean core and the central and eastern mountain branches cradling the valley and the river as it runs to the sea.
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 River fisheries
In flood rivers, however, there are two major components to the potamon: (i) the channel, and (ii) the floodplain which correspond to the French terminology “lit mineur” and “lit majeur” and epresent the beds of the river in its two main phases - low water and flood.
Upland and torrential rivers are fairly common in Africa for, although there are few large mountain chains, the elevated nature of the mass of the continent and the existence of individual massifs means that most rivers take their source in highland regions.
While many of the rivers draining the Rockies and the Coastal ranges are turbulent and encased in steep gorges, most streams are associated with floodplains and the 100 year flood area of the US is estimated by Sabol (1974) at 543 000 km² or 6 percent of the total land area of the Nation.
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 Tumacacori NHP: Mission Magdalena
On March 15, 1771, Father Kino was in Magdalena to consecrate the chapel of San Francisco Xavier in Father Campos’ church.
The village of Santa Maria Magdalena is located two leagues to the west of San Ignacio and three from the aforementioned town of Santa Ana.
Magdalena again lay in ruins, the roof of the church burned and the ornaments stolen.
www.nps.gov /tuma/Magdalena.html   (635 words)

 The Troubled Waters of the Magdalena   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The river dwellers are used to flooding, which normally occurs in November and December, and from May to July.
The watershed of the Magdalena and its main tributary, the Cauca, covers 257,400 square km, 26 percent of which is in Colombian territory.
In colonial times, the Magdalena was the natural connection between the metropoli and the distant territories and with Santa Fe de Bogotá, capital of the vice-royalty of New Granada.
www.tierramerica.net /2004/0202/iacentos.shtml   (778 words)

 Magdalena - Encyclopedia.com
Magdalena, river, c.1,000 mi (1,600 km) long, rising in the Cordillera Central, SW Colombia and flowing N to the Caribbean Sea near Barranquilla.
The Magdalena is a natural and important avenue of communication, linking the interior highlands with the coastal lowlands.
The tropical valley of the Magdalena is thinly populated.
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More recently, Magdalena produced it’s favorite son, the popular Luis Donoldo Colosio who was easily the front running presidential candidate in the election of 1994.
The center of Magdalena de Kino is characterized by early 20th century “pueblo style” architecture with many streets that are still paved with cobblestones.
Magdalena offers comfortable accommodations, delicious food from regional anotojitos to the finest Sonoran Dining, an ample supply of potable water, hospitals and private clinics for almost every form of medicine and dentistry, many specialty shops including unequalled shops for items and clothing associated with the profound religious significance of the city to may Mexicans.
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 Orvis Fly Fishing Trip Reports from Destinations Around the World -- 860 - Chile, Rio Cisnes - A
The banks of the river are grassy and open, so there is rarely a problem with back casting, and the water is very clear.
Because of the stone river bed and shallow water, the river temperature fluctuated during the week from a low of 48 degrees (F) to a high of 62 degrees, depending on the presence or absence of rain and sun.
We spent one day fishing the Magdalena River, which is a smaller river running through a valley parallel to the Cisnes; getting there involved a two-hour drive over a rough road.
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 River fisheries
Rivers drain all but the most arid areas of the earth through channels that are regu- lated by physical laws that impose on them certain forms.
Although the basic nature of the river is determined by the rocks over which it flows, the flood regime seasonally modifies the physical and chemical conditions within the river particularly in the tropics.
The analysis of the biology and ecology of the fish concentrates on larger rivers as these are the locations of the major fisheries and, although mention is made of the biology of rhithronic communities, the extensive literature on salmonid rivers is not developed to the full as this has been published elsewhere.
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 Natural History Magazine | Feature
While river systems both large and small in the northeastern two-thirds of the continent appear to exemplify the tendency of low latitudes to be species rich, other South American rivers do not.
As denizens of rivers, streams, and lakes, the largest groups of endemic, or native, freshwater fishes in South America are relatively confined.
Taken together, the formation of Andean and other land barriers, the shifting courses of rivers, and sporadic incursions of ocean waters would have produced many opportunities for fish species to evolve as some populations were isolated from others and began to adapt to new conditions.
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 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Magdalena Valley montane forests (NT0136)
The montane forests that grow along the Magdalena river valley, on the inner slopes of the Eastern and Central Cordilleras, of the Northern Andes in Colombia, are very rich both in animal and plant diversity and endemic species.
The watershed drains towards the Atlantic Ocean through the Magdalena River; other important tributaries of the Magdalena are: from south to north, the Suaza, the Saldaña, the Sumapaz, the Chicamocha, the Carare and the Cauca with the Nechí.
The best-preserved areas are the upper Magdalena around the Los Guacharos National Park; the slopes of Nevados del Puracé and Huila, and the Serranía de San Lucas.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/nt/nt0136_full.html   (936 words)

 July 2002 Issue No. 5
Situated in the heart of Colombia, Magdalena Medio is one of the poorest and most violent areas of the country.
The region is composed of twenty-nine diverse local governments (municipalities) which share some common characteristics such as proximity to the Magdalena River and the important role of the oil industry.
Magdalena Medio is a microcosm of the actors and issues underlying Colombia's armed conflict with guerrillas, right-wing paramilitaries, with the army battling for control while the civilian population struggles to survive.
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 Latest News - CEC releases Rio Magdalena factual record
The Río Magdalena submission (SEM-97-002) was filed with the CEC on 7 April 1997, by Comité Pro Limpieza del Río Magdalena.
The factual record reveals that in 1997, only the municipality of Magdalena de Kino was treating its wastewater before discharging it into the Magdalena River.
The CNA conducts bimonthly monitoring of Magdalena River water quality at the "Terrenate" Station, located downstream of the Imuris discharge point and upstream from the Magdalena and Santa Ana discharge points.
www.cec.org /news/details/index.cfm?varlan=english&ID=2581   (515 words)

 Magdalena - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Magdalena, river, south-western Colombia, rising in the Andes and flowing in a northerly direction for about 1,530 km (950 mi) to the Caribbean Sea....
Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.
The greater part of South America is drained to the Atlantic Ocean by three river systems: the Amazon, Orinoco, and Paraguay-Paraná.
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 Science Fair Projects - Magdalena River
The Magdalena River is the principal river of Colombia, running about 1,540 kilometres (950 miles) from South to North through the western half of the country.
Its headwaters are in the South of the country, where the Andean subranges Cordillera Central and Cordillera Oriental separate, in Huila department.
The river then runs east of north in a great valley between the two cordilleras.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Magdalena_River   (267 words)

 Colonization of Zarahemla - First Phase   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The river is the principal route to the interior of Colombia, and past the rapids at Honda, it is navigable for another 150 miles.
Today, its chief tributary is the Cauca River which runs parallel to the Magadalena in the western twin valley of the three cordillera.
The city of Barranquilla is the leading seaport of Colombia which is situated near the mouth of the Magdalena River.
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 River Systems of the World
River water is diverted for agricultural irrigation, industry, hygiene, and related uses.
Where possible, diverted water may be returned to the river clean and near the point of diversion; specifically, some municipal water supplies treat their sewage and return fairly clean water to the river.
Most rivers are not so lucky: either the water comes back contaminated with pollutants, or not at all.
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 Colombia Lodging
The principal river of Colombia, the Magdalena, flows north between the Cordillera Oriental and the Cordillera Central, across practically the entire country, emptying into the Caribbean near Barranquilla after a course of about 1540 km, (about 960 mi).
River mouths along the coasts are numerous, but no good natural harbors exist.
The low regions along the coast and the deep Patía and Magdalena river valleys are torrid, with average annual temperatures of 24° to 27° C (75° to 80° F).
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 Magdalena - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Magdalena, river, south-western Colombia, rising in the Andes and flowing in a northerly direction for about 1,530 km (950 mi) to the Caribbean Sea....
Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.
The greater part of South America is drained to the Atlantic Ocean by three river systems: the Amazon, Orinoco, and Paraguay-Paraná.
au.encarta.msn.com /Magdalena.html   (105 words)

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