Slide ID

CV-80-015

_pkUnique ID

CV80015

Slide Date

1980

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Island

São Vicente

Province or Jurisdiction

CV80015

City / Village

Mindelo

Date

1980

Description

Bay of Mindelo pictured from the north shore looking across the city and to the mountainous horizon. Deforestation and overgrazing in the 19th century, in addition to winds and drought, have left the natural resources of the island scarce. Mindelo, with it's natural harbor, is home to Porto Grande, which is a major contributor to the national economy.

Keywords

Mindelo Bay; Porto Grande; Deforestation; cityscape; harbor; waterfront;

Notes

Ludtke, Jean. Atlantic Peaks: An Ethnographic Guide to the Portuguese-Speaking Islands. (Hanover, 1989). pp 36, 39

Copyright

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ ). For more information contact Digital Initiatives at James P. Adams Library, (401) 456-8380, Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence, RI, 02903, digitalcommons@ric.edu.

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1

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Image Dimensions

5236x3461

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VueScan

Date Time Scanned

30-7-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

3.2 MB

Document Type

Image

Coverage

São Vicente

Keywords

Mindelo Bay; Porto Grande; Deforestation; cityscape; harbor; waterfront;

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