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The Berlengas Archipelago is a Portuguese archipelago, composed of granitic islands located in the Atlantic Ocean, 5.7 miles west of Cabo Carvoeiro. It was the first protected area in the country when, in 1465, King Afonso V of Portugal forbade the practice of hunting on the main island Berlengas (Great Berlenga). The Berlengas Natural Reserve is a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO since June 30, 2011.
Part three small islands of this archipelago:
Great Berlenga
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Farilh髊s (-Forcados).
The Berlenga Island or Berlenga Grande is divided into two parts, separated by almost a seismic fault that gave rise to the north called Carreiro of Dogfish and south to Carreiro's Monastery. Most of the island is called Berlenga and represents more than 2/3 of the total surface of the island; the lower part is called the Old Island. Here is the Duke of Bragan蓷 Lighthouse, the Fort of S緌 Jo緌 Baptista Berlengas, Praia do Carreiro do Mosteiro, restaurants and camping

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  • Copyright: Joao Abreu (Joao_Abreu) Silver Note Writer [C: 5 W: 0 N: 55] (234)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2009-07-30
  • Categories: 日常生活
  • Exposure:f/8, 1/1600 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2014-10-26 8:02
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