Slide Title

Scenes from Mindelo

Slide ID

CV-80-006

_pkUnique ID

CV80006

Slide Date

1980

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Island

São Vicente

Province or Jurisdiction

São Vicente

City / Village

Mindelo

Date

1980

Description

Mindelo is the largest city on São Vicente. The island was rather desolate, hardly inhabited, until the mid 19th century when coal was discovered on the usland. Mindelo, now home to 92.6% of the islands population, is surrounded by deforested mountains and rocky, uninhabitable landscape, such as seen in this photograph.

Keywords

mountains; Mindelo; wasteland; São Vicente

Social Theme

Deforestation

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindelo
Retrieved 13 July 2012

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

1

Image Dimensions

5236x3480

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

28-7-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

2.4 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

mountains; Mindelo; wasteland; São Vicente

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