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Lagoon Mirim

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Lagoon Mirim (Portuguese) or Merín (Spanish) is a large estuarine lagoon which extends from southern Rio Grande do Sul state in Brazil into eastern Uruguay. [1]

19 relations: Atlantic Ocean, Brackish water, Brazil, Cebollatí River, Estuary, Isthmus, Jaguarão, Jaguarão River, Lagoa dos Patos, Lagoon, Ocean current, Río Branco, Uruguay, Rio Grande do Sul, São Gonçalo Channel, Tacuarí River, Taim Ecological Station, Uruguay, Wind, 1851 Boundary Treaty (Brazil–Uruguay).

Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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Brackish water

Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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Cebollatí River

The Cebollatí River is a Uruguayan river that rises in Cuchilla Grande (Big Ridge), flows southwest to northeast and forms a border between Treinta y Tres and Rocha.

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An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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An isthmus (or; plural: isthmuses; from neck) is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water by which they are otherwise separated.

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Jaguarão is a municipality in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul located on the shores of the Jaguarão River, bordering Uruguay.

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Jaguarão River

The Jaguarão or Yaguarón River (Rio Jaguarão, Río Yaguarón) is a Brazilian and Uruguayan river.

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Lagoa dos Patos

Lagoa dos Patos (English: Ducks' Lake) is the largest lagoon in Brazil and the largest barrier-lagoon in South America.

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A lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs.

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Ocean current

An ocean current is a seasonal directed movement of sea water generated by forces acting upon this mean flow, such as wind, the Coriolis effect, breaking waves, cabbing, temperature and salinity differences, while tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the Sun and Moon.

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Río Branco, Uruguay

Río Branco is a city in the Cerro Largo department of northeastern Uruguay, on the Brazilian border.

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Rio Grande do Sul

Rio Grande do Sul (lit. Great Southern River) is a state located in the southern region of Brazil.

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São Gonçalo Channel

The São Gonçalo Channel is a navigable channel connecting two large coastal lagoons, Lagoa Mirim and Lagoa dos Patos, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil.

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Tacuarí River

The Tacuarí River is a river in Cerro Largo Department, Uruguay.

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Taim Ecological Station

The Taim Ecological Station (Estação Ecológica do Taim) is a federally-administered ecological station in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a sovereign state in the southeastern region of South America.

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Wind is the flow of gases on a large scale.

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1851 Boundary Treaty (Brazil–Uruguay)

The 1851 Boundary Treaty established between Brazil and Uruguay as a result of the Uruguayan Civil War and conflicts with Brazil and Argentina; the result of the treaty was a step towards the acceptance of Uruguay's independence from neighboring territories.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagoon_Mirim

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