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Praia Grande, Cape Verde

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Access  road
Beach length  10 km
Praia Grande, Cape Verde httpsc1staticflickrcom540424543474912dde9
Location  Eastern São Vicente, Cape Verde
Similar  Monte Verde - Cape Ver, Laginha, Monte Cara, Farol de D Amélia, Palácio do Povo

Praia Grande (Portuguese meaning "large beach") is a large beach on the northeast coast of the island of São Vicente, Cape Verde. It is 1.5 km northwest of the village Calhau. Beach sands lie next to volcanic rocks of nearby Monte Calhau.

Map of Praia Grande, Cape Verde

Praia Grande has a rock formation consisting a collapsed flank, a depression 10-12 kilometers in diameter, its a it around 4.5 to 3.1 million years old and consists of nephelinitic lafva flows associated with carbonatite, foidite and phonolitic rocks. It is next to the Monte Verde formation.

References

Praia Grande, Cape Verde Wikipedia


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