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Natural Resources in Angra do Heroísmo

Furnas do Enxofre

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ER5-2
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

A place where several volcanic pehomena take place, namely fumaroles.

Algar do Carvão

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Estrada José Ataíde da Câmara
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

A dormant volcano, located in the Caldera Guilherme Moniz. One can go down to a depth of 100 metres to get to a lagoon with crystal clear waters. Way down below, a special note to the set of stalactites and stalagmites of volcanic glass. This cave is classed as a Regional Natural Monument.

Lagoa das Patas

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ER 5-2
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

A small lagoon located near a brook that starts on the Santa Bàrbara Hill. It is located at a rather high altitude and is usually surrounded by fog, calm and silence.

Gruta das Agulhas

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EM 509
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

This unique lava tube is one of the main attractions of Porto Judeu, for its curious features and location.

Lagoinha

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Serreta
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

Pond situated on the slopes of the Serra de Santa Bárbara, inside a volcanic cone. This is one of the ponds more virgins and of greater natural beauty of the island. Highlight is the richness of its fauna and flora.

Pico Gaspar

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EM 502
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

About peak of 597 meters of altitude, resulting from a secondary eruption of the Serra de Santa Bárbara. In its crater there is an authentic oasis of typical endemic plants Macronesian forest.

Serra de Santa Bárbara

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Santa Bárbara
9700-471, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

The largest volcano in the Terceira iland, at an altitude of 1021 metres. Its caldera has a diametre of 2 km and an approximate depth of 150 metres.

Pico das Cruzinhas

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Caminho Florestal Monte Brasil
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

An elevation that belongs to the Mount Brasil, an area of great importance, both in terms of landscape and history, of the Terceira island. There is a belvedere with privileged views of the Ribeirinha Hill, of Porto Judeu and of the Santa Bárbara Hill.

Pico da Bagacina

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ER 3-1
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

An elevation formed by lava. It is quite common to raise wild cattle here.

Lagoa do Ginjal

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EM 1018-1
9700, Angra do Heroísmo

Angra do Heroísmo

A small lagoon of serene waters, located on the Achada plain, the okdest volcanic crater on the Terceira island.

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