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City of Palma on Island of Majorca, Spain

39.5N 2.6E

February 22nd, 2011 Category: Snapshots

Spain - February 11th, 2011

This image focuses on Majorca, one of Spain’s Balearic Islands, in the Mediterranean Sea. The city of Palma, the capital of the Balearic Islands archipelago and autonomous community, can be observed along the shores of the large bay on the southern side of the island.

In the full image, the smaller islands of Minorca and Ibiza and can be observed to the east and west of Majorca, respectively. Just south of Ibiza is the island of Formentera. This four islands are the main four of the archipelago. Other smaller islands can also be seen nearby, such as the minor island of Cabrera, just south of Majorca.

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