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Arco de São Jorge

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Hidden : 12/2/2011
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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ARCO DE SÃO JORGE

Esta freguesia do concelho de Santana deve o seu nome à forma em arco das montanhas que a circundam e do facto de ter pertencido à freguesia de São Jorge, até 1676, ano em que o Arco de São Jorge se tornou uma freguesia autónoma.

Das seis freguesias do concelho, esta é a mais pequena em extensão, com apenas 3,5 Km2. Tem cerca de 520 habitantes.

This parish in the municipality of Santana owes its name to the arched shape of the mountains that surround it and the fact that it belonged to the parish of São Jorge, until 1676, years in which the Arco de São Jorge became an independent parish.

Of the six parishes of the county, this is the smallest in size, with only 3.5 km2. It has about 520 inhabitants.

Beneficia de um micro clima muito próprio que lhe confere condições singulares para a agricultura. Apresenta verões quentes e invernos de alguma pluviosidade. As temperaturas médias ao longo de todo o ano, rondam os 16º C.

A estrada regional que passa nesta freguesia dá acesso ao concelho de Santana e ao de São Vicente. As actividades principais da população são a agricultura e a viticultura. Tem costa no Oceano Atlântico a norte e montanhas a sul.

It benefits from a microclimate that gives very own unique conditions for agriculture. It features hot summers and winters in some rainfall. Average temperatures throughout the year, are around 16 ° C.

The regional road that passes in this parish gives access to the municipality of Santana and São Vicente. The main activities of the population are agriculture and viticulture. It has coastline on the Atlantic Ocean to the mountains to the north and south.

Esta cache encontra-se no miradouro do Arco de São Jorge, no centro da vila. Poderá chegar lá facilmente com a indicação que é dada na estrada regional.

Este miradouro oferece uma bela vista sobre o mar, bem como quase toda a costa norte. Daqui pode ver-se as freguesias de Boaventura e Ponta Delgada. Mais ao longe conseguimos ainda avistar São Vicente, Seixal e Porto Moniz. Em dias de céu limpo, é possível observar a ilha vizinha.

This cache is in the viewpoint of Arco de São Jorge, in the village center. You can get there easily with the statement that is given on the regional road.

This lookout offers a beautiful view over the sea, as well as almost the entire northern coast. From here you can see if the parishes of Ponta Delgada and Boaventura. Farther away we can still see São Vicente, Seixal and Porto Moniz. On clear days, one can see to the neighboring island.


FTF: franketmuriel

STF: marconeves

TTF: luisftas


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Grfgn n ghn cbagnevn. // Grfg lbhe nvz.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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