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Pico do Fogo is the highest peak of Cape Verde, rising to 2,829 metres (9,281 ft) above sea level. It is an active stratovolcano lying on the island of Fogo. The main cone last erupted in 1675, causing mass emigration from the island. A subsidiary vent erupted in 1995. The only deadly eruption was in 1847 when earthquakes killed several people.

The mountain's slopes are used to grow coffee, while its lava is used as building material. Near its peak is a caldera and a small village, Chã das Caldeiras, is inside this caldera.

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  • Copyright: Maciej Tecza (miszka) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 0 N: 95] (2020)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-02-01
  • Categories: Nature
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-02-16 10:45
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