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Jan 13, 2022

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Corvo is an island in the Azores. Alongside Flores it is one of the two westernmost islands in the archipelago and both represent the only Portuguese territory geographically located in North America. (Being west of the tectonic plate divide)

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Smallest Island in the Azores, it is surrounded by water and is the most isolated island in the Acores. It has around 1000 inhabitants, 400 of them still depend on cattle raising and winery as a source of income. In 1973 the island received electricity and was given their first telephone. Previous to this date, the islanders used radio signals or smoke signals to get help from their neighboring island Flores.

  • 39.670833-31.1127781 Corvo Airport (CVU  IATA). This a small airfield sees with flights to Flores, Horta and Terceira by SATA Air Azores.  
  • SATA Air Azores Is both an Airline and a tour operator locally based on the Azores. Connects Corvo with the other islands.

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