Sustainable Development in Africa & Satellites - page 83

Volcanoes and boardsailing
This ENVISAT/MERIS image captures the North Atlantic Ocean with
the coast of Senegal and the Republic of Cape Verde. Due to their
position, some 600 km off Africa’s west coast, this group of volcanic
islands has windy conditions and the northeast trade wind can be
particularly strong at times. That is why Cape Verde is famous for
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