Nazaré

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Nazaré

(näzärĕ`), town (2011 pop. 15,158), Leiria dist., W central Portugal, on the Atlantic Ocean, 17 mi (27 km) SW of Leiria. It is a fishing port and popular seaside resort. Part of the town, including a noted church dating to the 14th cent., is on a height (360 ft/110 m) connected by a funicular to the main town. To the north is Praia do Norte where, due to an offshore canyon, towering waves roll in at times; surfing records have been set there.
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Garrett McNamara known for breaking the world record for largest wave ever surfed at Nazare, Portugal, surviving a monstrous wave at Jaws, and riding tidal waves from calving glaciers in Alaska, Garrett McNamara is an American professional big wave surfer and extreme waterman.
Mellon died earlier this year aged 103: she was heir to the Listerine fortune (AP Photo/ Sotheby) | A surfer goes airborne as he rides a big wave during a tow-in surfing session at the Praia do Norte or North |beach, in Nazare, Portugal, yesterday.
1) Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Nazare, 481, 04263-000, Ipiranga, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil E-mail: einicker@usp.
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In 2013, Gabeira received international attention after suffering a near-fatal accident while surfing some of the world's largest waves in Nazare, Portugal.
4) Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Nazare 481, Ipiranga, CEP 04263-000, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Further south, the professionals make for Nazare and its huge waves.
The wave, which followed a storm in Nazare, Portugal, is estimated to have attained a height of 24.
Yesterday the Daily Mirror printed a breathtaking image of the daredevil surfer tackling an 80ft Atlantic storm wave in Nazare, Portugal, in his latest bid for a world record.
Maria de Nazare named the babies Emanoel and Jesus and doctors found they had two brains and two spines but shared one heart, lungs, liver and pelvis.