Tocantins


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Tocantins

river, 1,640 mi (2,639 km) long, formed in S central Goiás state, Brazil, by the confluence of two headstreams. It flows N to the Pará River, the southern distributary of the Amazon, SW of Belém. It is only partly navigable because of rapids. There are diamond washes near Carolina. The main tributary is the AraguaíaAraguaía
, river, c.1,600 mi (2,575 km) long, rising in the Serra des Araras, at the border of Goiás and Mato Grosso states, S central Brazil. It flows generally northward into the Tocantins River, forming most of the border between Goiás and the states of
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Tocantins

(to͝okəntēns`), state (1996 pop. 1,048,514), 110,700 sq mi (286,787 sq km), N central Brazil. Palmas is the capital. Created in 1988 from the northern half of Goiás state, Tocantins is in the Brazilian Highlands and is drained by the Araguaia and Tocantins rivers. It is a developing area with a large indigenous population and abundant mineral resources.

Tocantins

 

a river in eastern Brazil. The Tocantins is 2,850 km long and drains an area of 770,000 sq km. It is formed by the confluence of the Maranháo and Almas rivers, which originate in the central part of the Brazilian Highlands. Flowing along the highlands, the Tocantins forms numerous rapids and waterfalls. It is joined by a large left tributary, the Araguaia River. The Tocantins’ estuary empties into the Para River, which constitutes the right arm of the Amazon River delta With high-water periods from October to March or April, the river’s level rises by 7 to 9 m. The mean flow rate at the mouth is 16,800 cu m per sec. The Tocantins is navigable for a distance of 350 km from its mouth.

Tocantins

1. a state of N Brazil, created from the northern part of Goiás state in 1988. Capital: Palmas. Pop.: 1 207 014 (2002). Area: 278 421 sq. km (107 499 sq. miles)
2. a river in E Brazil, rising in S central Goiás state and flowing generally north to the Pará River. Length: about 2700 km (1700 miles)
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The results of the landforms mapping in Tocantins state for the distribution of the geomorphons elements showed 13 landforms units, obtained from the observation of the predominance and association of these elements, represented schematically in the blocks diagrams of the figures 6 e 7.
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b) Universidade Federal do Tocantins (UFT), Escola de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnia, Araguaina, TO, Brazil
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Two field experiments with soybean were performed in a savanna in Gurupi, Tocantins, Brazil (1[degrees]43'45" South latitude and 49[degrees]04'07" West longitude and altitude of 280 meters), harvesting the cycle of 2013/2014 (December 2013 to May 2014), and 2014/2015 (December 2014 to May 2015).
Seguindo essa metodologia, o presente artigo tem tres objetivos: 1) apresentar um panorama da situacao ambiental no Tocantins, salientando os impactos de atividades economicas nas terras indigenas situadas no estado; 2) demonstrar que os territorios indigenas Xerente e Apinaje nao sao os principais responsaveis pelo "atraso" no desenvolvimento local, como cre parte da populacao local e representantes politicos; 3) propor alguns principios politico-antropologicos balizadores de uma proposta simetrica para as formas de aplicacao e gestao dessa politica publica.
A pesquisa foi realizada no km 4,8 da ponte do lago de Palmas, Estado do Tocantins, local habitual dos treinos de triatlo.
Sugere-se para futuras pesquisas: i) a realizacao da fase de avaliacao da MCDA-C; ii) aplicacao pratica da metodologia na Direcao do Campus de Araguaina juntamente com a afericao dos referidos resultados; iii) criacao de modelos de Avaliacao de Desempenho, fundamentados na MCDA-C, para as diversas Coordenacoes de Cursos e Coordenacoes Administrativas do Campus de Araguaina; iv) a criacao de modelos de Avaliacao de Desempenho para outros Campus da Universidade Federal do Tocantins.
The region of the Taquarucu Grande river sub-basin is located in the central southern part of the municipality of Palmas, Tocantins State, with most of its course located in a rural area, with a sub-dendritic drainage model with its sources in the Serra do Lajeado, Secretaria do Planejamento e Meio Ambiente (Seplan, 2008).
We conducted a study based on secondary data, including all cases of leprosy among residents in Tocantins, diagnosed from 2001-2012.