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would u tell me the name of this islands? #4225
10/25/2005 11:18 AM
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Hi everybody.I wanna know the name of this group of islands http://flipyado.iespana.es/banner.swf

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Re: would u tell me the name of this islands? [Re: graciosilla] #4226
10/26/2005 08:43 AM
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2007 till now Hanoi, Vietnam (...
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Canary Islands, Enjoy your trip.

This paradisiac group of islands, with a preferred climate and constant temperature through all the year, and splendid beaches of fine sand, consists of 7 larger islands (Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Palma, Gomera, Hierro) and a few smaller ones (Alegranza, Graciosa, Montaņa Clara, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste und Lobos). Surprisingly, the landscape of each island is radically different to the others.

Already Greeks and Romans reported on this archipelago of volcanic origins, and called it the Happy Islands, Garden of the Hesperides, Atlantida, ... Some historians suppose that the legendary continent Atlantis was located here. The islands' original population, called Guanches, is tall and of white skin.
In 1496 the islands became part of the Spanish kingdom, and the ships of Christopher Columbus stopped here on their travel to discover the New World.

Re: would u tell me the name of this islands? [Re: graciosilla] #184807
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We are soon visiting the island in Spain! So excited.

Re: would u tell me the name of this islands? [Re: graciosilla] #189379
04/01/2019 01:57 PM
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The Canary IslandS are a group of islands and although they belong to Spain, the country of Spain is over 1000 kilometres away at the nearest points. Please learn your geography before your trip. Their islands are in the Atlantic Ocean about 100kilometres from the African country of Morocco.


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