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Mistério da Prainha | Laurisilva

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The Mistério da Prainha is a lava field extending from the highland of the Achada plateau all the way down to the N coast of Pico. It goes back to a volcanic eruption in 1562-1564. As the area is unusable for cattle grazing, it is mostly covered by natural vegetation such as low forests, here at approx. 600 m asl.

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on Wednesday 6 September 2023 by Martin Mergili
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327 visits, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 DEED license