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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)
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(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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Finally, catches from fishing competitions in northeastern Brazil were obtained online (Pernambuco), by monitoring some events (Rio Grande do Norte and Fernando de Noronha Island), or from event organizers who kindly provided original catch records for some years (Fernando de Noronha Island) (Table 1).
The bodies of two men were recovered about 530 miles northeast of Fernando de Noronha Island, the Air Force and Navy said in a statement.
A cargo ship from Cyprus, the Nordscout, rescued the fishermen some 1,300 kilometers off Fernando de Noronha Island, an ecological sanctuary that lies 345 kilometers off northeast Brazil.
Holotype: male, BRAZIL: Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha Islands, Boldro, from marine littoral sand, 20-VII-2012, coll.
JUNE 6: The first bodies and debris from the illfated flight recovered 680 miles northeast of Fernando de Noronha islands, off Brazil's northeast coast.
A total of 41 bodies have been recovered so far from the scene of the crash, about 400 miles north-east of the Fernando de Noronha islands off Brazil's northern coast.." It's going to be very complicated and we're going to need a lot of luck.
Wreckage and the bodies were found about 640 kilometers northeast of the Fernando de Noronha islands off Brazil's northern coast.
Wreckage and a total of 41 bodies have so far been found in the Atlantic, about 400 miles north-east of the Fernando de Noronha islands off Brazil's northern coast.
The search is focusing on a zone of several hundred square miles, roughly 400 miles (640 kilometres) northeast of the Fernando de Noronha islands off Brazil's northern coast.
The bodies were found on Monday about 650km northeast of the Fernando de Noronha islands off Brazil's northern coast, colonel Henry Munhoz, a spokesman for Brazil's air force, said.
The search is focusing on a zone of several hundred square miles 400 miles north-east of the Fernando de Noronha islands off Brazil's northern coast.
They were picked up roughly 400 miles (640km) northeast of the Fernando de Noronha islands off Brazil's northern coast and are being taken there.