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Farol do Ilhéu de Ferro

Hidden : 08/20/2016
Difficulty:
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Terrain:
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Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Farol do Ilhéu de Ferro

Os ilhéus da ilha do Porto Santo são desabitados e rodeiam-na. Juntos constituem a Rede de Áreas Marinhas Protegidas do Porto Santo, criada em 2008. São locais rochosos, cobertos por arbustos e flora costeira da Macaronésia, razão pela qual se encontram protegido pelo PDM, pela Rede Natura 2000 e são, ainda, parte integrante do Parque Natural da Madeira.

Os seis ilhéus do Porto Santo constituem um local preferencial para a nidificação de aves marinhas e para a conservação da flora macaronésica, sendo eles:

  • Ilhéu da Cal
  • Ilhéu das Cenouras
  • Ilhéu de Cima
  • Ilhéu de Fora
  • Ilhéu de Ferro
  • Ilhéu da Fonte da Areia

O farol do Ilhéu de Ferro é um farol português de 14 metros, construído em 1959 e a 130 metros de altura do mar. O seu alcance luminoso é de 13 milhas náuticas.

The islets of Porto Santo surrond the archipelago and are uninhabited. Together they constitute the Marine Protected Areas Network of Porto Santo, created in 2008. They are rocky places , covered by bushes and coastal flora of Macaronesia. This means that they are protected by the PDM , the Natura 2000 network and are also part of the Natural park of Madeira .

The six islets of Porto Santo are a preferred site for nesting seabirds and the conservation of Macaronesian flora , as follows:

  • Ilhéu da Cal
  • Ilhéu das Cenouras
  • Ilhéu de Cima
  • Ilhéu de Fora
  • Ilhéu de Ferro
  • Ilhéu da Fonte da Areia

The Ilhéu de Ferro Lighthouse is Portuguese and measures 14 meters of hight. It was built in 1959 and it rises up from the sea at 130 meters. Its bright range is up to 13 nautical miles.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

CG: Chkr b gebapb, ebqrnqb cbe irtrgnçãb. Frwn zhvgb phvqnqbfb nb noeve/srpune.
RA: Chyy gur ybt, fheebhaqrq ol irtrgngvba. Or irel pnershy bcravat/pybfvat.

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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