Fernando de Noronha


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Fernando de Noronha

(fərnän`do͝o dĭ no͝orô`nyə), group of 21 islands, c.10 sq mi (26 sq km), in the Atlantic Ocean, c.225 mi (360 km) off the northeast coast of Brazil. A federal territory of Brazil from 1942 to 1988, when it was reannexed to the state of PernambucoPernambuco
, state (1991 pop. 7,127,855), 37,946 sq mi (98,280 sq km), NE Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. The capital is Recife (also called Pernambuco).
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, it is administered as a state district and is the site of a national maritime park. The islands have been the site of a military base and a penal colony. The main resources on the islands are guano and salt deposits. Tourism is the mainstay of the economy. The islands, discovered in 1503, were the first hereditary captaincy granted in Brazil by the Portuguese crown. A U.S. missile-tracking base was there from 1957 to 1962.

Fernando de Noronha

 

a federal territory in Brazil, in the Fernando de Noronha archipelago. Area, 26 sq km. Population, 1,200 (1970). Vila dos Remedios is the capital. The population engages in land cultivation, stock raising, and fishing.


Fernando de Noronha

 

an island in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of South America (3°50′ S lat., 32°25′ W long.). Area, about 18 sq km. Together with other islands, including Rata, it forms the Brazilian federal territory of Fernando de Noronha, which has an area of 26 sq km and a population of 1,200 (1970). The island is of volcanic origin. In the southeast there is a collapsed volcanic cone with a height of 321 m. The climate is subequatorial and hot, with an annual precipitation of up to 1,300 mm. Droughts occur in the spring and summer. Dry and thin forests cover the island. Vila dos Remédios, a port, is the only urban settlement.

Fernando de Noronha

a volcanic island in the S Atlantic northeast of Cape S?o Roque: constitutes a federal territory of Brazil; a penal colony since the 18th century; inhabited by military personnel. Area: 26 sq. km (10 sq. miles)
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Institui o Distrito Estadual de Fernando de Noronha, aprova a sua Lei Organica, dispoe sobre medidas de natureza administrativa e da outras providencias.
The species composition was only partially available for Fernando de Noronha Island and Rio Grande do Norte State.
(2003) on Europa Island and Le Corre (personal communication) on WTTB on Seychelles (as shown in Table 4) and overall higher mean foraging range during short trips than Sommerfeld and Hennicke (2010), suggesting that the southwestern Atlantic oceanic environment around the breeding colony at Fernando de Noronha may show less prey availability than other tropical areas.
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Fishing is not permitted in the Fernando de Noronha Marine Park and therefore we assume that the nurse shark was not hooked at the moment of the attack by tiger sharks.
El trabajo de campo se realizo en el Archipielago de Fernando de Noronha, Brasil (coordenadas geograficas 03[grados] 49' S de latitud y 32[grados]24' W de longitud).
They prefer to visit Brasilia, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo, where tourists destinations like Amazonia, Chapada Diamantina National Park, Chapada dos Veadeiros, Fernando de Noronha, Ilha Grande, Iguacu Falls, Ilha do Marajo, Lencoise Maranhenses and Pantanal wetlands attract the tourists most.
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Stay in Paraty for diving, go to Buzios for boutique hotels, try Praia do Forte for windsurfing, take a boat to Fernando de Noronha to see reef sharks and check out the dunes of Florianopolis for sandboarding.