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|Fogo (Portuguese for "fire") is a volcanic island in the Sotavento group of Cape Verde. It is the most prominent of the group, rising to nearly 3,000 m (10,000 ft) above sea level at Mount Fogo.|
The volcano has been historically active, last erupting in 1995, forming a new crater called Pico Pequeno. Its largest feature is a 9 km wide caldera, which has walls 1 km high....
|It's a map of Cape Verde and the flag of this country.||02/02/2006||482|
|Two of the Four members of the Cape I Class of Roll-on/Roll-off Cargo Ships, these vessels were originally built for the commercial trade, but were turned over to the Maritime Administration upon their completion named USNS Mercury & USNS Jupiter in 1977 for operation by the Military Sealift Command. Both ships served under these names from 1977 to 1993 and were activated during the First G...||08/08/2010||548|
|Off the central Queensland coast between Rockhampton and Gladstone lies Curtis Island. The north-eastern end of this large island is Curtis Island National Park.|
A variety of vegetation types grows in the park from heath, grassland, stunted paperbark woodland and open eucalypt forest to extensive patches of dry rainforest.
An historic lighthouse is located at Cape ...
|Mesa Verde One of the most famous cliff dwellings of the Anasazi (ancient ones)||07/25/2006||614|
|Monte Verde - Brazil - (District of Green Mount)||08/20/2005||403|
|Ponta Verde Beach / Praia da Ponta Verde, in Maceió, AL - Brasil.||07/15/2006||639|
|At the beginning of the col de Verde, the GR20 goes up to the col of Flasca and crosses the brook of Marmanu before rising brutally until Gialgone (1591m). With the shade of the Laricio pines, the course in level line marries all the undulations of the relief of the slope Is solid mass of monte Renosu.||12/12/2005||329|
|The Cape May Canal was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the second world war as a protected route to avoid German submarines operating off Cape May Point and to become part of the Intracoastal Waterway System (ICW). The canal extends about three miles from Cape May Harbor to the Delaware Bay. ||08/03/2005||482|
|Cape May ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewis, DE...a short 1 hour trip across the Delaware Bay.||07/20/2005||728|
|The cape's lighthouse |
Construction of the lighthouse was completed in 1772, and the structure rises 144 meters in height above the cape.
The cape is a popular tourist attraction, and the site features a monument with a crucifix bearing an inscription Portuguese:
Here, where the land ends and the sea begins...(Luis de Camões)
|The eastern and western shores of the bay are very rocky and even mountainous; in places large cliffs plunge into deep water. The northern shore, however, is defined by a very long, curving, sandy beach. This sandy, northern perimeter of the bay is the start of the area known as the Cape Flats; one can see the large expanses of wind-blown sand in the photograph. The bay is 30 kilometres wide at...||03/18/2009||1,037|