Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter
 
 
 
 

Island of Madeira, Portugal

32.7N 16.9W

January 10th, 2010 Category: Snapshots

Island of Madeira, Portugal - November 30th, 2009

Island of Madeira, Portugal - November 30th, 2009

Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago in the mid Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the Autonomous regions of Portugal, with Madeira Island, visible in this orthorectified image, and Porto Santo Island being the only inhabited islands.

Madeira is an archipelago with volcanic origins from a Hot Spot, so is not geographically part of a specific continent, but Madeira belongs and has belonged ethnically, culturally, economically and politically to Europe for 600 years despite being geographically closer to Africa.

Leave a Reply


About Us

Earth Observation

Organisations

Archive

March 2017
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Categories


Bulletin Board


Featured Posts

Information

12


Take Action

Widgets