Island Vila Franca do Campo

In the Atlantic ocean, remote on more than 1300 kilometers from the mainland of Europe, spread the nine Islands are divided into three groups, each of which includes three island archipelago Azores. However, nine Islands that only those that are larger, but their shores you can find a lot of small Islands, formed in the same of the volcanic activity that has created and the main land archipelago.

The greatest interest among these Islands causes island called Vila Franca do Campo, lying just five hundred metres from the coast of the island of San Miguel. The island is interesting because it formed the crater of an extinct and partially sunken volcano. Because of this lake Laguna in its center is almost perfectly round in shape. The island gets a lot of tourists. In addition, there is a variety of sports competitions, including cliff diving. Previously, the island was used by whalers, and even played the role of the fortress, but here now protected reserve.

Subtropical latitudes of the Atlantic ocean
In subtropical latitudes of the Atlantic ocean in the warm season of the prevailing air mass is the Maritime tropical air in winter air from temperate latitudes. In the warm season in the Western parts…

Read more...

The inhabitants of the Atlantic ocean
In the waters of Tenerife like to "hang out" the inhabitants of the Atlantic ocean, because around the island are ocean trenches, the depth of which reaches 3000 meters. So going on boat trips (which…

Read more...

Island Vila Franca do Campo
In the Atlantic ocean, remote on more than 1300 kilometers from the mainland of Europe, spread the nine Islands are divided into three groups, each of which includes three island archipelago Azores. However, nine Islands…

Read more...