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Gran Canaria is one of and is the second largest island in the Canary Islands, an archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean 210 km from the northwest coast of Africa and belonging to Spain. The island is of volcanic origin.

The picture shows sunrise above dunes of Maspalomas supplied by sands from the Saharaa. It is wonderful coastline sight with sand dunes, wide, sandy beaches, shallow waters and an excellent all year round climate a paradise for beach lovers and family holidays. Dunes occupy an area of about 418 hectares.

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More views from Canary Islands in my travelogue: "Spanish Macaronesia".
Thanks for visiting.
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Additional Photos by Patryk Moriak (patriik) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 89 W: 10 N: 360] (1935)
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