Slide ID

CV-80-236

_pkUnique ID

CV80236

Slide Date

1980

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Island

Santiago

Province or Jurisdiction

Ribeira Grande de Santiago

City / Village

Cidade Velha

Date

1980

Description

The ruins of Real do São Filpe Fort overlook the village Cidade Velha. Built in the 17th century to defend against attack from pirates and other invaders, it proved in adequate and after a devastating invasion in 1712 the city, Ribeiera Grande, was all but abandoned and the capital was moved to Praia.

Keywords

fort; ruins;

Notes

http://www.capeverdeweb.com/cidade_velha.asp
Retrieved 22 August 2012

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

3

Image Dimensions

5235x3487

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

17-8-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

2.4 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

fort; ruins;

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