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The São Vicente island has a surface area of 227 km² and its highest point is the Monte Verde (774 m). Other mountains on the islands are the Fateixa (571 m), Pico Queimado (563 m), Tope de Caixa (531 m), Monte Cara (489 m) and the Pico do Vento (434 m).

 

Cape Verde Ponta Machado with the Dona Amélia lighthouse, near São Pedro São Vicente island stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Cape Verde 1948
Ponta Machado with the Dona Amélia lighthouse, near São Pedro.

Ponta Machado is located at the westernmost point of the island São Vicente and marks the entrance to the channel between the islands São Vicente and Santo Antão. (note: the lighthouse itself is also depicted on a postage stamp issued 1994, value 38.00)

The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes".

 

Cape Verde 1948 stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli Harbour of Sao Vicente and Monte Cara

Cape Verde 1948
The harbour of São Vicente and the Monte Cara (489 m).
The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes".

 

Cape Verde 1948, town of Mindelo.
From the topographic point of view, the stamp shows a view from Mindelo towards south.
In the background (right) the Tope de Caixa (531 m).
The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes".

 

Cape Verde 1948, Praia João d'Evora.  

Praia João d'Evora is the northernmost point of the island São Vicente.
(in the background left part of the island Santo Antão)
The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes".

 

Cape Verde 1948, Mindelo.
A view across the harbour towards west.
(in the background right part of the island Santo Antão)
The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes".

 

 Cape Verde 1974 Desalination plant in Mindelo stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Cape Verde 1974, Desalination plant in Mindelo. 
Monte Cara in the background.

 

Cape Verde 1980 Centenario do Mindelo stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Cape Verde 1980, Centenario do Mindelo.
A view towards Monte Cara.

 

Cape Verde 1987, Mindelo.
City of Mindelo, view across the harbour towards the Monte Cara.
The stamp was issued in the series "Tourism".

 

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