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  Orinoco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The delta of the Orinoco, and tributaries in the eastern llanos such as the Apure and Meta were explored in the 16th Century by German expeditions under Ambrosius Ehinger and his successors.
The Orinoco course describes a wide ellipsoidal arc, surrounding the Guiana Shield; it is divided in four stretches of unequal length that roughly correspond to the longitudinal zonation of a typical large river:
Orinoco was the name of a womble (small furry creatures with pointed noses that collect rubbish) in the hit British children's TV series The Wombles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orinoco   (1068 words)

 Orinoco Crocodile - Crocodylus intermedius
Orinoco crocodiles can be found in the middle and lower parts of the Orinoco River in the Llanas Savannah of Venezuela and Colombia (South America).
Orinoco crocodiles had at one time a much larger range, being found in tropical evergreen forests and in streams in the Andes.
Orinoco crocodiles retreat into burrows during the dry season if their section of the river dries up.
www.angelfire.com /mo2/animals1/crocodile/orinoco.html   (727 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Orinoco
Orinoco ORINOCO [Orinoco], river of Venezuela, estimated to be from 1,500 to 1,700 mi (2,410-2,735 km) long.
The llanos of the Orinoco are a vast, hot region of rolling savanna broken by low-lying mesas, scrub forest, and scattered palms.
It is the commercial center of the eastern llanos, the Orinoco basin, and the Guiana Highlands.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Orinoco   (790 words)

 Orinoco Delta region of Venezuela.
The Orinoco Delta, located in the northeast of the country, is a treasure not only for Venezuela but for the world.
This rich ecosystem is where the largest river in Venezuela, the Orinoco (The Father of Our Land in the Warao language), meets the Atlantic Ocean in a 231 miles coastline.
The Orinoco Delta boasts species of great scientific and biological importance and here lives the ancestral culture of the Warao.
www.lostworldadventures.com /countries/venezuela/vzregions/orinoco.htm   (329 words)

Located in eastern Venezuela, the Orinoco oil belt (or Faja del Orinoco) is one of the largest known accumulation of bitumen in the world, estimated to be around 1,200 Gb of hydrocarbons in place.
The second method of monetizing Orinoco bitumen is by upgrading it : recognizing that raw bitumen, whether emulsified or diluted with a solvent, remains a low value fuel and feed stock with environmental limitations, the upgrading approach treats the bitumen locally in large upgrading -ie deep coking/cracking and hydrotreating- units.
This second family of projects aimed at the export of Orinoco belt bitumen in the form of fully or partially upgraded bitumen as synthetic crude, should allow the progressive transformation of large tonnages of bitumen from the status of << resource >>, to the status of << reserves >>.
www.worldenergy.org /wec-geis/publications/default/tech_papers/17th_congress/3_1_04.asp   (2029 words)

 WWF - Orinoco River & Flooded Forests - A Global Ecoregion
Orinoco crocodiles are extremely rare; there are only between 250-700 left in the wild.
The Orinoco's varzea freshwater ecosystems form one of the world's most extensive areas of seasonally inundated forests.
Migrations of fish and terrestrial animal populations into the flooded forests are timed to coincide with the rising waters that flood large areas of the forest floor.
www.panda.org /about_wwf/where_we_work/latin_america_and_caribbean/where/venezuela/orinoco_river/index.cfm   (298 words)

 Orinoco — FactMonster.com
Rising near Mt. Delgado Chalbaud in the Guiana Highlands, S Venezuela, the Orinoco flows in a wide arc through tropical rain forests and savannas (llanos), forming part of the Venezuela–Colombia border, and enters the Atlantic Ocean through a large marshy delta (c.7,800 sq mi/20,200 sq km) in NE Venezuela.
The Orinoco is joined to the Amazon system by the Casiquiare, a natural canal.
Christopher Columbus probably discovered the mouth of the Orinoco in 1498, and Lope de Aguirre, the Spanish adventurer, seems to have traveled most of its length in 1560.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0836859.html   (344 words)

 Crocodilian Species - Orinoco Crocodile (Crocodylus intermedius)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The Orinoco crocodile is one of the larger crocodilian species, with historical records of animals reportedly reaching 6 and even 7 metres (unconfirmed).
Recent investigations of the status and distribution of the Orinoco crocodile, Crocodylus intermedius, in Venezuela.
Reproductive ecology of the Orinoco crocodile (Crocodylus intermedius) in Venezuela.
www.flmnh.ufl.edu /natsci/herpetology/brittoncrocs/csp_cint.htm   (940 words)

 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Orinoco Delta swamp forests (NT0147)
The Orinoco Delta Swamp Forests ecoregion occurs in a continuous expanse from the southern reaches of the Paria Peninsula in northern Venezuela, extending southwards along the coastal floodplains of the Orinoco Delta to the Waini River in Guyana.
The western and northern boundaries and are delineated by mangroves and the Atlantic Ocean, while the eastern boundary occurs along a precipitation gradient - bordering xeric scrub and scrublands in the north, llanos and wetlands in the central portions, and moist forests in the south.
Swamp forests are the dominant vegetation feature of the Orinoco Delta (IUCN 1996), and the ecoregion is embedded in a complex matrix of wetlands, mangroves, and both inundated and terra firma moist forest.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/nt/nt0147_full.html   (1349 words)

 The Wavelan IEEE/Orinoco and its friends
The Linux Wavelan IEEE driver and Linux Orinoco driver are Open Source project that had many contributors through their turbulent life.
Proxim is selling an Orinoco 802.11a and Orinoco 802.11g which are based on the Atheros chipset.
Thomas 'Dent' Mirlacher wrote a couple of patches to move the 802.11 decapsulation in the network layer, those are old patches for the Orinoco v0.11 driver and for the kernel.
www.hpl.hp.com /personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Orinoco.html   (2887 words)

 LucentWirelessCard - Seattle Wireless
Note that the Proxim Orinoco b/g and a/b/g adapters use the Atheros chipset.
Orinoco cards are based on the Hermes chipset; the supported chipset for Net Stumbler.
Orinoco's have an antenna jack which allows connection of an external antenna.
www.seattlewireless.net /index.cgi/LucentWirelessCard   (1297 words)

 Lesley et al
Lewis and Weibezahn (1981) The chemistry and phytoplanckton of the Orinoco and Caroni rivers
Concentration and transport of dissolved and suspended substances in the Orinoco River.
Stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes in algae and detritus from the Orinoco River floodplain, Venezuela.
orinoco.uneg.s5.com /publicacionesenpdf.htm   (1010 words)

Orinoco became known as the classic example of colonial mis-management, as the population boomed and the environment began to suffer.
Orinoco is currently together with Fata Morgana the leading planets of the Cyberia Sphere.
Over the millennia the virtuals have been perfected and many inhabitants have chosen to emigrate to new colonies in neighbouring systems (not in order to escape the crowded homeworld, but rather to participate in the emergence of fresh virtuality and networking).
www.orionsarm.com /worlds/Orinoco.html   (312 words)

 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Orinoco wetlands (NT0906)
The Orinoco wetlands ecoregion consists of several large and small patches of flooded grasslands, which occur in a habitat mosaic with swamp forests and mangroves.
The Orinoco wetlands are flooded grassland occurring in seven distinct patches, which are embedded in a mosaic of mangroves, swamp forest, moist forest, and llanos.
The Delta del Orinoco biosphere reserve (9¸21'N - 60¸56'W) was established in 1991 by WCMC and UNEP, and is the largest protected area within the delta region.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/nt/nt0906_full.html   (1575 words)

 Linux driver for Lucent/Agere ORiNOCO USB devices
ORiNOCO mailing lists for user support and/or contributing on development.
The Orinoco-USB code is already merged into the CVS with the official Linux kernel Orinoco driver.
Author of the driver, based on the orinoco's official Linux kernel drivers and with a few bits from linux-wlan-ng..
orinoco-usb.alioth.debian.org   (1084 words)

 Orinoco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
:''This page is about the Orinoco River, for the Aphra Behn novel see Oroonoko With a length of 2,140 km, the Orinoco is one of the largest rivers of South America.
Bridge over the Orinoco at Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela (2004) Map of Lower Orinoco 1897 At its mouth it forms a wide delta that branches off into hundreds of rivers and waterways that flow through 41,000 km² of swampy forests.
Most of the important Venezuelan rivers are tributaries of the Orinoco, the largest being the Caroní, which joins the Orinoco at Puerto Ordaz, close to the Llovizna Falls.
orinoco.iqnaut.net   (488 words)

 ISP-Planet - Technology - Agere ORiNOCO: Guarding The Gate
ORiNOCO AS-2000 satisfies that need by letting WISPs apply traditional dial authentication and accounting to Wi-Fi network access.
In fact, network settings for the ORiNOCO NIC are ignored by the AS-2000.
Whenever an ORiNOCO card "associates" with an AS-2000, the Diffie-Hellman algorithm is used to generate a unique pair of session keys, known only to these two parties.
www.isp-planet.com /technology/2001/agere_orinoco.html   (971 words)

 Orinoco Armoire
Ideal for areas of limited space, the Orinoco Armoire's pocket doors are designed to tuck into the casing when opened.
The side panels of the Orinoco Armoire add an air of elegance, and the tapered legs offer a sense of balance and strength that will last the life of the armoire itself.
Orinoco Armoire shown with Orinoco Bed, Orinoco Bench, Orinoco Nightstand and Orinoco Dresser with Mirror.
www.eco-furniture.com /docs/bedroom_rizz_orinocoarmoire.html   (297 words)

 Orinoco Flow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1988 Irish singer Enya released the break-through single "Orinoco Flow" (which is often incorrectly referred to as "Sail Away," a phrase repeated during the chorus), which reached #1 on the UK singles chart for three weeks in October 1988.
Orinoco Flow is also featured on the hit Celtic album (and production) "Celtic Woman".
In 2000 a sample of Orinoco Flow was used by Rodney "El Chombo" Clark in his production of the track "Moriran" performed by Aldo Ranks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orinoco_Flow   (232 words)

 Tuanis Technology - Orinoco® Products Page - Wireless Networking - WLAN - WISP - 802.11 - WIFI - Wireless LAN
The ORiNOCO Range Extender Antenna is an indoor antenna designed to extend coverage and increase performance of ORiNOCO wireless LAN networks.
ORiNOCO AS-2000 Access Server is a high-speed wireless networking system, designed to maximize network security and provide comprehensive user and network management for service providers, enterprises, educational and government organizations.
The ORiNOCO ISA and PCI adapter are designed to extend your wireless network to desktops, point of sale, and other non-portable devices.
www.tuanistechnology.com /products/orinoco   (628 words)

 Orinoco Iron - Venezuela   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Orinoco Iron is the largest merchant Hot Briquette Iron (HBI) producer in the Americas.
In all of our operations, Orinoco Iron acts in a socially responsible manner, while the operations stand out due to their advanced technology and by being in harmony with the environment.
Orinoco Iron S.C.S. name and logo are trademarks owned by Orinoco Iron S.C.S..
www.orinoco-iron.com   (180 words)

 Orinoco Wireless LAN - AP-600
ORiNOCO AP-2500 enables public hot spot providers to cost-effectively offer wireless Internet access in venues such as airports, hotels, convention centers, restaurants and coffee shops.
ORiNOCO AP-2500 combines the best-in-class wireless access point technology with superior public access gateway functionality to deliver seamless connectivity, high security, flexibility and standards-based authentication and billing systems support.
ORiNOCO AP-2500 includes a full range of state-ofthe- art wireless technologies for various levels of security.
www.tribecaexpress.com /Orinoco_AP-2500.htm   (401 words)

Once the new Orinoco drivers have solidified, final patches for per-packet stats will be made and this source changed.
The orinoco and prism chipsets are based off the same reference design, but there are subtle differences, especially in the firmware timings.
Using the orinoco drivers may work for a while, but you're likely going to have problems with lost frames, corrupt frames, and system hangs.
www.kismetwireless.net /documentation.shtml   (8784 words)

 Index of /people/dgibson/dldwd
The orinoco driver defaults to using IBSS mode on firmware which supports it (>= 6.06 for Lucent cards), the wvlan_cs and FreeBSD driver default to demo ad-hoc mode.
In particular it can be cause if you attempt to use the orinoco driver by putting: device "wvlan_cs" class "network" module "orinoco_cs" or similar in /etc/pcmcia/config.
A blunder on my part meant that we were attempting to use a locking model that's incompatible with the network layer.
ozlabs.org /people/dgibson/dldwd   (1377 words)

 Agere Systems, Lucent Technologies reduce the price of ORiNOCO wireless networking systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
ORiNOCO systems enable consumers to use wireless networks in the home, small home offices, corporate and enterprise environments, as well as public areas such as airports and convention centers.
ORiNOCO is Wi-Fi compliant, making it compatible with other wireless networking systems from companies such as Apple Computer, Dell Computer Corporation, IBM, Toshiba, and Sony.
ORiNOCO products are available on-line through several e-commerce sites and in solutions delivered by value-added resellers (VARs) and leading suppliers to the enterprise and server provider markets.
www.lucent.com /press/0201/010213.mea.html   (636 words)

 22" Orinoco Bowl - Rust - OutdoorDecor.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The 22" Orinoco Bowl - Rust is a beautiful combination of antiquity, style, and elegance.
This unique work of art is inspired by nature and will enhance any home or garden.
This bowl is protected by a 10-year manufacturer's warranty against any cracking or fading due to defective workmanship.
www.outdoordecor.com /product_detail.asp?item=HRC15032   (178 words)

 Orinoco — Infoplease.com
Structure of fish assemblages along environmental gradients in floodplain lakes of the Orinoco River.
Evaluación ecológica rapida de las comunidades de mamiferos en cinco localidades del Delta del Orinoco, Venezuela.
Reassessing the traditional interpretation of "manioc" artifacts in the Orinoco valley of Venezuela.(REPORTS)
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0836859.html   (452 words)

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