Slide ID

CV-81-014

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Island

CV81014

Province or Jurisdiction

São Vicente

City / Village

Mindelo

Date

1981

Description

Porto Grande is photographed from the Bay of Mindelo in 1981. São Vicente has virtually no natural water supply and for years it's only major natural resource was the excellent harbor created by the Bay of Mindelo. Despite the lack of resources, the construction of a desalinization plant in the late 20th century helped make Mindelo one of the countries largest cities and the cultural center of Cape Verde.

Keywords

bay; harbor; waterfront; commerce; city;

Social Theme

Commerce

Notes

Lobban, Richard and Halter, Marilyn. The Cape Verde Islands. (Providence, 1987). pp. 12-13

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

4

Image Dimensions

5266x3518

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

19-8-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

2.2 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

bay; harbor; waterfront; commerce; city;

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