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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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