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  Tocantins River
The tributaries of the Tocantins, called the Maranhao and Parana-tinga[?], collect an immense volume of water from the highlands which surround them, especially on the south and south-east.
Between the latter and the confluence with the Araguay, the Tocantins is occasionally obstructed by rocky barriers which cross it almost at a right angle.
The flat, broad valleys, composed of sand and clay, of both the Tocantins and its Araguay branch are overlooked by steep bluffs.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/to/Tocantins_River.html   (407 words)

Tocantins is a state located at the northern region of Brazil, that belongs to the legal Amazon region.
The limits of Tocantins are: northern - the Brazilian State of Maranhão; eastern - the Brazilian State of Maranhão, Piaui, Bahia; southern - the Brazilian State of Goiás; western - the Brazilian State of Mato Grosso and Pará.
The State of Tocantins is the 9th Brazilian state as far as its territory is concerned.
www.vivabrazil.com /tocantins.htm   (631 words)

 Tocantins accommodation listing
Tocantins is one of the states of Brazil.
Economy As with much of Brazil, Tocantins` economy is dependent on cattle raising, though the state`s pineapple plantations not only supply much of Brazil with the fruit, but also many other Mercosul nations with it too.
However, its contribution to the state is indisputable - one turbine of the five powers the entire state of Tocantins while the remaining electricity is sold to other parts of Brazil.
www.direct-hotels-online.com /Brazil/Tocantins/Tocantins.html   (384 words)

 Palmas Tocantins History
On one location it is expected that the river Tocantins could be crossed by feet during the dry season and a village was build there.
At last, after a persuasion effort with leaders of all parties, Tocantins State was created on July 27th 1988, with the unification of Amendment n°2P00002-9 and the Popular Petition, reestablishing the provision for direct elections.
Tocantins State was instituted by Article 13 of the Transitory Dispositions of the new Constitution, promulgated in October 5th 1988, and was inaugurated by its first elected Governor, José Wilson Siqueira Campos in January 1st 1989, in Miracema do Tocantins, chosen as the temporary Capital.
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 Tocantins English Project - English Language Teaching - British Council - Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Tocantins English Project is a capacity-building project for state-school English teachers in the Northern state of Tocantins, Brazil.
The State Government of Tocantins has invited the British Council to administer the two-year project.
At the recent immersion training at Lagoa da Confusão in Tocantins state a total of 350 teachers came together to practice their English, listen to plenary lectures and take part in workshops.
www.britishcouncil.org /brasil-elt-tocantins.htm   (430 words)

 About the State of Tocantins, Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Tocantins, which was previously the northern part of the State of Goiás, became a State in 1989.
It is mostly cerrado; however, the Eastern portion of the State, which borders Bahia, is made up of large mesas (chapadas) and mountains.
Tocantins has the world largest river island - Ilha do Bananal and numerous other natural attractions such as the Rio Tocantins which cuts the State from South to North eventually emptying into the Tapajos River and the Amazon River in Pará State.
www.brazil.studyintl.com /states/tocantins/menu_to.htm   (139 words)

 Palmas Tocantins The center of Brasil and a center for entrepreneurs and ecotourists
Tocantins certainly has many breathtaking attractions to excite the most adventurous tourists.
Tocantins has a very hard working government, considering that the state has only 1 million inhabitants and has started many large futuristic projects, all at the same time.
Occasionally, the spotlight is thrown on a random town in Tocantins, and its charming touristic features will be highlighted for you.
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 Tocantins, Brazil
Tocantins is Brazil's youngest state, created only in 1988 out of the northern part of Goiás.
It takes its name from the Rio Tocantins, which flows through the state from south to north.
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 Tocantins (Brazil)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In the upper left and lower right corners, two right triangles with legs of 13 (thirteen) and 9.1 (nine and one-tenth) units, in the colors blue and yellow respectively.
This could not be sustained, but the autonomist desire was not turned off, and finally the recent eighth Brazilian constitution established the State of Tocantins, responding to the petitions of a local movement headed by José Wilson Siqueira Campos, a political veteran.
The flag is based on the colors used in the 19th century.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/br-to.html   (273 words)

 Tocantins (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since its establishment, Tocantins is the fastest-growing Brazilian state, with a thrieving economy based on agriculture and agro-industry which attracts immigrants from all over the country.
^ The presented pronunciation is in Brazilian Portuguese variant spoken in Tocantins (and most of Brazil).
Tocantins    St. Peter and Paul Rocks · Rocas Atoll · Fernando de Noronha · Trindade and Martim Vaz
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tocantins_(state)   (736 words)

 Araguaia and Tocantins rivers, Brazil
The Araguaia and Tocantins rivers, draining a total of 767,000 km², flow from the central plateau northward to the southern channel of the Amazon just upstream from Belém.
The Tocantins is an embanked river, with relatively clear water, while the Araguaia is a floodplain river, with a sinuous bed and muddy waters, due to its substantial sediment load.
One is the Brazilian government’s plan to construct 80 dams in the basin – 12 large dams on the main stem of the Tocantins (4 already built), 7 on the Araguaia (which is still undammed), and 14 other large dams and 47 smaller dams on upstream tributaries.
www.irn.org /programs/araguaia   (377 words)

 Palmas Tocantins Pictures
On January 1st 1990, the seat of the State Government of Tocantins was definitely established in Palmas, the new capital.
Palmas is located between these hills and the river Tocantins.
The flow varies from 7,800 m3/s in the rain season to 780 m3/s in the dry season.
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 Tocantins River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Besides its main tributary, the Rio das Mortes, the Araguaia has twenty smaller branches, offering many miles of canoe navigation.
Two other tributaries, called the Maranhão and Parana-tinga, collect an immense volume of water from the highlands which surround them, especially on the south and south-east.
Its lowest one, the Itaboca cataract, is about 130 miles above its estuary port of Cameta, for which distance the river is navigable; but above that it is useless as a commercial avenue, except for laborious and very costly transportation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tocantins_River   (452 words)

 Rafting in Tocantins - Raft the Jalapco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Travel northwards from Brasilia through the dry-as-dust scrubland and eventually—long after the asphalt has given way to gravel and the potholes have swallowed two of the three spare tires from your 4x4—you'll see the Jalapco highlands rising the up like a mirage.
Isolated in the eastern regions of the sparsely populated state of Tocantins, this extensive plateau gives rise to no less than five rivers, all of them pristine enough to drink from.
Drifting quietly past the caimans through a gallery of overhanging trees, you'll see wolves and deer coming down to drink, monkeys crashing through the canopy, and macaws and toucans cawing noisily at the disturbance.
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 Tocantins - Araguaia Waterway - Amazon Watch
Among the most controversial projects proposed for the Amazon, is the Tocantins - Araguaia Waterway, whereby the Tocantins, Araguia and das Mortes rivers would make up part of a new industrial waterway principally for export of grains, minerals and timber from the central-west of Brazil to Atlantic ports in the northeast.
Three rivers, the Rio das Mortes, Araguaia, and Tocantins would be deepened and widened, creating a river network of approximately 3,000-km, which would link to highways and railroads.
The Brazilian Government places the cost of this waterway at US$222.4 million over the next two years, but if all infrastructure costs are accounted for, like port construction, shipping, and building locks at Tucurui and Santa Isabela Dams, the cost could run into the billions.
www.amazonwatch.org /amazon/BR/tocantin   (206 words)

 Tocantins Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Tocantins Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News
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 Tocantins travel guide - Wikitravel
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South America : Brazil : North : Tocantins
Tocantins is a state in Brazil's North region.
wikitravel.org /en/Tocantins   (96 words)

 Palmas, Tocantins, Brazil current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
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Devido à dificuldade de obter-se informações sobre a ocorrência das espécies nos atuais estados de Goiás e Tocantins, apresentamos dois itens:
Due to the difficult to obtain information about the occurrence of the speices in the current states of Goiás and Tocantins, we present two items:
2) Confirmed species for the state of Tocantins.
www.delfinadearaujo.com /estados/tocantin.htm   (415 words)

 Tourism Information of Tocantins, Travel Guide - Brazil Contact
The largest fluvial island of the world, Bananal, is placed in this zone.
The most crowd cities of Tocantins are Araguaína, Gurupi, Puerto Nacional and Palmas.
The economy of the State is based on agriculture, trade and cattle.
www.brasilcontact.com /destinies/brazil_tocantins.html   (171 words)

 Tocantins, Brazil current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
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 Palmas - Tocantins - Brazil - Missions - Baptist Churches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Palmas - The New State Capital of Tocantins, Brazil
The northern section received the name Tocantins, for the Tocantins River which bisects it from south to north.
Governor Siqueira Campos selected a site in the center of the state, about 60 miles north of Porto Nacional, and about 500 miles north of Brasília, where he would build his capital, Palmas.
www.angelfire.com /al/brazilpalmas   (829 words)

 Araguaia-Tocantins: Padilha Promises Solution to EnvironmentalBarriers
groups from the states of Mato Grosso, Tocantins, Maranhao, and Par.
Padilha said that the Central-western region, and especially Mato
stretch, near where the Araguaia and Tocantins rivers join.
forests.org /archive/brazil/quicreso.htm   (821 words)

 Blogs in Tocantins
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 Terry Tocantins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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 Thaís no Tocantins Photo Gallery by JH Rodrigues at pbase.com
Thaís no Tocantins Photo Gallery by JH Rodrigues at pbase.com
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 State of Tocantins - Brasil
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