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Which continent is closest to Cape Verde Islands?
The Cape Verde Islands are located 350 mi off the western coast of the African continent, near Senegal, The Gambia, and Mauritania, and is part of the Macaronesia ecoregion.
Which country does the Gough Island belong to?
the United Kingdom
Gough Island is a volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is a dependency of Tristan da Cunha and part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. It is uninhabited except for the personnel of a weather station (usually six people). It is one of the most remote places with a constant human presence.
Lanzarote is a part of what archipelago?
Lanzarote is a Spanish island, the northernmost and easternmost of the autonomous Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. It is the home of the "Tunnel of Atlantis", the largest underwater volcanic tunnel in the world.
What is Mata Atlântica?
The Atlantic Forest (Portuguese: Mata Atlântica) is a South American forest that extends along the Atlantic coast of Brazil from Rio Grande do Norte state in the north to Rio Grande do Sul state in the south, and inland as far as Paraguay and the Misiones Over 85% of the original area has been deforested, threatening many plant and animal species with extinction.
What is the easternmost island of the Lesser Antilles?
Barbados is an island country situated in the Atlantic Ocean, east of the other West Indies Islands. Despite being classified as an Atlantic island, Barbados is considered to be a part of the Caribbean, where it is ranked as a leading tourist destination.
What fish is that?
The garfish is found in brackish and marine waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Black, and Baltic Seas. It is a long and slender fish with a laterally compressed body. They have unusual green bones (due to the presence of biliverdin) which discourages many people from eating them, but the green colour is harmless.
Who was the first man to swim across the Atlantic Ocean without a kick board?
During his 73 days long journey, he was accompanied by a sailboat that had an electromagnetic field to ward off sharks. He was followed by a great white shark for 5 days. He also encountered sea turtles, dolphins, and jellyfish. He did this to raise money for cancer research as a tribute to his father.
What animal is that?
Portugeuse man o' war
The Atlantic Portuguese man o' war, also known as the man-of-war or floating terror, is a marine hydrozoan found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Despite its appearance, it is not a true jellyfish but a siphonophore. Its venomous long tentacles deliver a painful sting, which on extremely rare occasions has been fatal to humans.
The Cod Wars were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and...
The Cod Wars were disputes running from the 1950s to the 1970s over fishing rights in the North Atlantic. Each of the disputes ended with Iceland's victory. As a result, the already declining British fisheries were hit hard by being excluded from their prime fishing grounds with thousands of fishermen and people being put out of work.
What is the distance between Europe and Africa at the narrowest point of the Strait of Gibraltar?
around 32 km
around 20 km
around 14 km
around 8 km
The Strait of Gibraltar connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Europe from Africa by 7.7 nautical miles (14.3 km) at the strait's narrowest point. Ferries cross between the two continents every day in as little as 35 minutes.
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