Fernando de Noronha


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Fer·nan·do de No·ro·nha

 (fər-năn′dō də nə-rōn′yə, fĕr-näN′do͝o də nô-rô′nyə)
An island group in the Atlantic Ocean off the northeast coast of Brazil. Formerly a military base and penal colony, the archipelago is now preserved as a national park.

Fernando de Noronha

(Portuguese ferˈnəndu di noˈroɲa)
n
(Placename) a volcanic island in the S Atlantic northeast of Cape São Roque: constitutes a federal territory of Brazil; a penal colony since the 18th century; inhabited by military personnel. Area: 26 sq km (10 sq miles)

Fer•nan•do de No•ro•nha

(fərˈnæn doʊ də nɔˈroʊn yə, fərˈnɑn-)
n.
a Brazilian island in the S Atlantic, NE of Natal: with nearby islands it constitutes a territory of Brazil. 1342; 10 sq. mi. (26 sq. km).
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Augustino; from whence, keeping further off at sea, we lost sight of land, and steered as if we were bound for the isle Fernando de Noronha, holding our course N.
The second best rated beach in the world is Baia do Sancho in Brazil's Fernando de Noronha, an archipelago with UNESCO world heritage status.
2014) found low performance of the Hargreaves-Samani method in the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, due to the high values of wind speed in the area, which is not considered in the formulation of Hargreaves-Samani.
The presence of spinner dolphins in Fernando de Noronha Archipelago has been reported since 1556 (Silva-Jr.
The Atlantic archipelago of Fernando de Noronha is two hundred miles east of the Brazilian coast.
According to EGP Viagens' owner, Egyptian Mohammed Darwich, tourists visiting Brazil in August are interested in destinations such as Foz do Iguacu, Northeast cities such as Natal, Rio Grande do Norte and Fortaleza, Cearaa, in addition to Fernando de Noronha and Pernambuco.
cuvier at the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, northeastern Brazil, and points out that the event represented a scavenging behavior, against the alternative explanation of active predation.
Analysis of the Relationship between Place Attachment, Satisfaction and Loyalty for an Environmental Tourism Destination: A study in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil.
Fernando de Noronha (Photo courtesy of CCINTRA via Wikimedia Commons)
Flights to Fernando de Noronha are slated to commence in November.