Canary Islands

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a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces

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Capital city: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the second most populated city of the Canary Islands with more than 200,000 inhabitants.
A strike by airport baggage handlers in the Canary Islands escalated over the weekend leaving hundreds of Midland holidaymakers separated from their luggage.
2--Color) Like all lavenders, the Canary Island species (Lavandula multifida) flowers on and off throughout the year.
The dominant palms in the city are the tall, thin, mop-topped Mexican fan palm - you can see this variety along Sherman Way between Corbin and Tampa avenues - and the thick-trunked, dense Canary Island date palm, also seen on Sherman Way, between White Oak and Lindley avenues.
The Canary Islands, for example, always prove a popular choice.
iBoot Enables Slooh to Remotely Maintain its Telescopes in the Canary Islands through the Harshest Weather Conditions
Spain had not seen a volcanic eruption since 1971, when the Teneguia volcano erupted on the Canary Island of La Palma.
Megan was with her family at the four-star Hotel Gran Canaria Princess on the neighbouring Canary Island.
welcome to the island of Nevis in the Caribbean 8&9 Visit the laid-back Canary Island of Fuerteventura.
STRONG winds were fanning fierce forest fires for a second day on the Canary Island of La Palma while a fresh outbreak was detected on nearby La Gomera island, the Spanish government said last night.
As a memorial, officials said, a new sculpture garden design is planned that will include three raised concentric circles planted with Majul palms and Canary Island date palms.
It all began with the Canary Island date palm, planted by Spanish missionaries in California in the late 1700s.
American businesses who join the Gateway Trade Mission will find substantial reserves of private capital ready to be invested in promoting American goods and services in many commercial areas," said Juan Verde, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Spain - Canary Island Delegation.
Meanwhile hundreds were evacuated by boat to escape a fire raging on the Canary Island of La Gomera.
Ryanair, an Ireland-based low cost airline, has recently announced the cancellation of 21 routes from its Canary Island destinations.