Slide Title

Pico de Fogo

Slide ID

CV-81-288

_pkUnique ID

CV81288

Slide Date

1981

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Island

Fogo

Date

1981

Description

The Pico de Fogo is the area of highest elevation on the island of Fogo. This active volcano stands 1,200 meters high. Before this picture was taken, the volcano had erupted twice; once in 1675, and again in 1847. Since then, it has erupted once in 1995. The volcano is central to the island and has around one thousand inhabitants, making up the community of Chã das Caldeiras.

Keywords

volcano; mountain; Pico de Fogo; terrain;

Notes

Irwin, Aisling and Wilson, Colum. Cape Verde Islands: The Brandt Travel Guide. (Guilford, 2001) pp. 170-171 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pico_do_Fogo Retrieved 17 December 2012

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

6

Image Dimensions

5223x3511

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

15-5-2012 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

1.7 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

volcano; mountain; Pico de Fogo; terrain;

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