Fernando de Noronha summer time?
eggert at twinsun.com
Sun Nov 9 06:44:05 UTC 2003
At Sat, 08 Nov 2003 15:31:34 +0100, Oscar van Vlijmen <ovv at hetnet.nl> writes:
> Listed as inhabited, but population not stated:
> Penedos de Sao Pedro e Sao Paulo
This doesn't sound plausible. The St Peter and St Paul Rocks are
eleven volcanic rocks (the biggest 23m tall) within an ocean area of
350m x 200m. There is no vegetation and no drinking water. The next
island is 625 km away.
There are lighthouse ruins, and there is a building on one of the
rocks to house scientific and military visitors (see
for a photo) but I haven't found any evidence of permanent
inhabitants. <http://www.ng3k.com/Ohpadx/ohpa417.html> says "The
Brazilian Navy visits the rocks for maintenance on their equipment
once every six months," which sounds about right.
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