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The Rio Tinto is an extremely acidic river in southern Spain. Enduring over 5000 years of mining activity, the river is full of heavy metals. Surprisingly, phylogenetic studies show the diversity of eukaryotes to be much greater than that of prokaryotes.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-10-14 13:39:33
Description The Rio Tinto is an extremely acidic river in southern Spain. Enduring over 5000 years of mining activity, the river is full of heavy metals. Surprisingly, phylogenetic studies show the diversity of eukaryotes to be much greater than that of prokaryotes.
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Source Microbial Life
Keyword Rivers
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-10-14 13:31:15
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Date Last Modified 2010-10-18 21:06:44
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-10-14 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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