Which large river flows through Rio de Janeiro? ("rio" is Portuguese for "river")

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Corcovado
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The Portuguese were the Europeans who encountered Guanabara Bay on January 1,1502. They took it for a large river, which they named "Rio de Janeiro" ("January River"). Later it was discovered, that the presumed river was in fact a gulf, but the name remained.
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