Azores, The Pico Volcano from the Eastern Ridge of Caldeira on the Island of Faial

2018-Azores


This album is dedicated to a trip to the Azores (9 days) with stops in Lisbon (2+1 day). The islands of Faial, Pico and San Miguel were visited in the Azores.

Azores, The Volcano of Pico, View from Horta Town…


Azores, The Top of the Volcano of Pico (2351 m)


Azores, Sunrise over the Volcano of Pico


Azores, The Island of Faial, The Port of Horta


Azores, The Island of Faial, The Mount of Guia and…


Azores, The Island of Faial, The Port of Horta fro…


Azores, The Island of Faial, The Pico Volcano is V…


Azores, The Island of Faial, The Overview Point of…


Azores, The Island of Faial, Maple with Red Bark


Azores, Caldeira of Cabeço Gordo on the Island of…

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Cabeço Gordo is the highest mountain that forms the island of Faial. The mountain (volcano) is 1,043 meters above sea level, consisting of a two kilometer diameter caldera, that is 400 m in depth below the ridge.

Azores, The Island of Faial, Path on the Ridge of…


Azores, The Island of Faial, Path on the Ridge of…


Azores, The Island of Faial, Chapel on the Ridge o…


Azores, The Pico Volcano from the Eastern Ridge of…


Azores, The Island of Faial, The Volcano of Capeli…


Azores, The Island of Faial, The Lighthouse of Cap…

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Lighthouse was built in 1894. Deactivated in 1957 (due to volcano eruption). The main building and tower were buried by ash and rock to the point that today only the second-floor is visible above ground.

Azores, The Island of Faial, The Volcano of Capeli…

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This area was raised from the bottom of the sea as a result of the 1957 eruption, to the area of Faial Island was added 2.4 square kilometers.

Azores, The Island of Faial, The Volcano of Capeli…

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This cape can be considered the westernmost point of Europe.

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