Sugar Loaf


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Sugar Loaf

 

(Pão de Açúcar), a mountain in Brazil. It rises 395 m above the entrance to Guanabara Bay in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Formed of gneisses, Sugar Loaf Mountain has a conical shape resembling a sugarloaf. Similar formations, resulting from tropical weathering, have also received the name “sugarloaf.”

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A nice touch was the hand-made Sugar Loaf soap for guests - made in a barn at the foot of the mountain
His work has been widely collected since he opened The Exposures Gallery in 1979 in the Art and Craft Hamlet of Sugar Loaf, New York.
On Friday night, he was welcomed by a samba band and then boarded a cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf to attend a party with Brazilian celebrities and politicians.
One of the reasons can be the higher density at the top of the sugar loaf resulted from production process.
Sitting in the shadows of the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain, this three-milelong stretch of white sand is one of the world's most famous urban beaches.
Kohn was also on Sugar Loaf Hill when Major Henry Courtney led a desperate banzai-like charge to temporarily take the summit.
With the sun setting in, catch a glimpse of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, named so because of its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined loaf sugar.
He starts his message by recalling Good Friday processions he used to take part in during the '70s to Sugar Loaf Hill and in the '80s through the streets of Canterbury.
Killing ground on Okinawa; the battle for Sugar Loaf Hill.
Summerlin unveiled pretty master plan renderings for the proposed Sugar Loaf Resort in May.
Upriver from Jefferson City, they noted paleokarst features known today as Bull Rock and Sugar Loaf Rock.
sites to see The Tijuca Forest (one of Ibirapuera Park, designed the world's largest urban by Oscar Niemeyer and forests), the 100-foot-tall Roberto Burle Marx; the Christ statue stop Mount Museum of Art; Ipiranga Corcovado, the cable car Monument; the upscale ride to the peak of Mount Jardins shopping area; Sugar Loaf, Copacabana Paulista Avenue and its and Ipanema beaches.