Creator

David Baxter

Slide ID

CV-85-063

_pkUnique ID

CV85063

Slide Date

1-1-1985

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Island

Boa Vista

Province or Jurisdiction

CV85063

Date

January 1985

Description

Three visitors of Praia Santa Monica stand near the shoreline looking out to sea. Praia Santa Monica, also known as Praia Curralinho is one of ten beaches on the island of Boa Vista. The beach itself is seldom used by people due to underpopulation and the desert area. Instead, the beach is a protected area for turtles laying their eggs. At the time of David Baxter's visit, it was a beach of some 12 miles in a virtual pristine condition.

Keywords

Praia Santa Monica, Boa Vista, beach, Praia Curralhino, turtles

Notes

Notes by David Baxter Irwin, Aisling and Wilson, Colum. Cape Verde Islands: The Brandt Travel Guide. (Guilford, 2001) pp. 109 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Praia_de_Santa_M%C3%B3nica Retrieved 28 February 2013

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

9

Keywords

Praia Santa Monica, Boa Vista, beach, Praia Curralhino, turtles

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