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A pirogue crosses the Tocantins River near Maraba, Para state,... News PhotoBrazil,Dugout Canoe,Environmental Issues,Horizontal,Northern Brazil,Para StatePhotographer Collection: AFP 2011 AFPA pirogue crosses the Tocantins River near Maraba, Para state, northern Brazil, on June 19, 2011. The Tocantins river flows northward in central Brazil for 2,640 km through four Brazilian states: Goias, Maranhao, Para and Tocantins, giving its name to the latter, one of Brazil's newest states, formed in 1988 from the northern portion of the state of Goias. AFP PHOTO/Evaristo SA (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)