Slide Title

Pico do Fogo

Slide ID

CV-81-292

_pkUnique ID

CV81292

Slide Date

1981

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Island

Fogo

City / Village

São Felipe

Date

1981

Description

From the slope of Pico do Fogo looking over a planes of volcanic rock intermingled with sparse vegetation that thrives on the mineral rich soil left behind by an eruption. The last eruption occurred in 1995, an event that completely destroyed the village Boca Fonte, fortunately with no fatalities.

Keywords

volcanic rock; peak; pico do fogo; clouds; mountain top;

Notes

Irwin, Aisling and Wilson, Colum. Cape Verde Islands: The Brandt Travel Guide. (Guilford, 2001) pp. 168-171

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

6

Image Dimensions

5223x3524

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

15-5-2012 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

1.6 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

volcanic rock; peak; pico do fogo; clouds; mountain top;

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