Selvagem Grande Island


Selvagem Grande Island

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name = Selvagem Grande Island



image caption = View of Selvagem Grande
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location = Atlantic Ocean
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archipelago = Savage Islands
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highest mount = Pico da Atalaia
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country = Portugal
country admin divisions title = Autonomous Region
country admin divisions = Madeira Islands
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The Selvagem Grande Island (lit. Big Savage Island) is part of the Savage Islands, which themselves are part of the Portuguese Madeira archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean.

The island belongs to the Northeast Group of the Savage Islands. The group is also comprised of three islets: Sinho Islet (Portuguese: Ilhéu Sinho), Palheiro do Mar, and Palheiro de Terra.

Reference points in the island include Atalaia, Leste and Inferno. The peaks include Atalaia, Tornozelos and Inferno. The island has one inhabitant, a guard of the Nature Reserve.

The island has a lighthouse, which is automated. [ [http://www.lhdepot.com/database/uniquelighthouse.cfm?value=4462 Lighthouse Depot Online - Selvagem Grande Light] ]

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