4 Likes

Baia de Sta. Iria Lookout
Azores

Lookout at the northern shore of Sao Miguel, Azores

Copyright: Jan vrsinsky
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10900x5450
Caricate: 08/08/2011
Aggiornato: 30/05/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: sao miguel; azores; acores; lookout; shore
comments powered by Disqus

Volker Uhl
Miradouro Riberinha
Volker Uhl
Praia dos Moinhos
Paulo Duarte
Black Sand Beach
Volker Uhl
Ribeira Grande Centro
Volker Uhl
Ribeira Grande
Uwe Buecher
Ribeira Grande, São Miguel
Volker Uhl
Alte Wassermuehle Ribeira Grande
Volker Uhl
Ribeira Grande
Antonio Moniz
Piscinas Ribeira Grande
Volker Uhl
Viaduto Ribeira Grande
Volker Uhl
Cha Gorreana
Jan Vrsinsky
Black and Green Tea Production - Gorreana Tea Plantation
Artur Paluta
Chisinau - Church - Schimbarea La Fata a Mantuitorului
Alex Avgustinov - Valentis Studio
Caesarea
Igor Marx
Ritterschänke Tresen
Tibor Illes
Mathias king palace
Tibor Illes
Visegrad fortress lookout point
Carlos Chegado
Hotel Lido Estoril Roof Top View
Gergely Szekrenyi
Cala Sabina
dieter kik
Phare Ste Marine
Hans-Dieter Teschner
Esslingen, Bahnhofstraße
Hans-Dieter Teschner
Das Es! #2
Toni Garbasso
Piazza Indipendenza
Emile Duijker
Marco do descobrimento in Porto seguro
Jan Vrsinsky
Grave of Saint Nicholas
Jan Vrsinsky
Lookout on top of Samuel's Cave / Vyhlidka na samuelove jeskyni
Jan Vrsinsky
Avenue Of The Dead
Jan Vrsinsky
Photo Walk Group Shot
Jan Vrsinsky
Aquamarine Spa Prague
Jan Vrsinsky
Sloup Valley Lookout
Jan Vrsinsky
Centro Histórico de Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira
Jan Vrsinsky
Těžkooděnci oddělují dav lidí od dodávky 17.11.2012
Jan Vrsinsky
Marmolada Cable Car Station - Rifugio Serauta (2950m)
Jan Vrsinsky
Stairs to Bastione di Saint Remy
Jan Vrsinsky
Skogafoss Waterfall
Jan Vrsinsky
Heroes del 5 de Mayo
More About Azores

The Archipelago of the Azores is composed of nine volcanic islands situated in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, and is located about 1,500 km (930 mi) west from Lisbon and about 3,900 km (2,400 mi) east from the east coast of North America. The islands, and their economic exclusion zone, form the Autonomous Region of the Azores, one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal. Its main industries are: agriculture, dairy farming (for cheese and butter products primarily), minor livestock ranching, fishing and tourism, which is becoming the major service activity in the region; added to which, the government of the Azores employs a large percentage of the population directly or indirectly in many aspects of the service and tertiary sectors.There are nine major Azorean islands and an islet cluster, in three main groups. These are Flores and Corvo, to the west; Graciosa, Terceira, São Jorge, Pico and Faial in the centre; and São Miguel, Santa Maria and the Formigas Reef to the east. They extend for more than 600 km (370 mi) and lie in a northwest-southeast direction. The vast extent of the islands defines an immense exclusive economic zone of 1,100,000 km2 (420,000 sq mi). The westernmost point of this area is 3,380 km (2,100 mi) from the North American continent. All the islands have volcanic origins, although some, such as Santa Maria, have had no recorded activity since the islands were settled. Mount Pico, on the island of Pico, is the highest point in Portugal, at 2,351 m (7,713 ft). The Azores are actually some of the tallest mountains on the planet, measured from their base at the bottom of the ocean to their peaks, which thrust high above the surface of the Atlantic.Because these once-uninhabited and remote islands were settled sporadically over a span of two centuries, their culture, dialect, cuisine and traditions vary considerably.Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azores