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.
volcano; mountain; Pico de Fogo; terrain;
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