Canary Islands

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Synonyms for Canary Islands

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

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1976: Biogeography and Ecology in the Canary Islands.
At most, only the Canary Islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteven-tura may be of continental origin.
The Gateway Trade Mission will feature two-days of business matchmaking with approved companies with mutual business interests; briefings with various government ministers, senior government advisers, and business leaders; an overview of the political, security, economic and financial situation in the Canary Islands and identification of opportunities and primary sectors for promoting the sale of U.
and over 1,100 jobs will be lost on the Canary Islands to other lower cost airports elsewhere in Europe, where Ryanair continues to grow.
Summary: Rabat - Algeria wants to create a puppet state to have access to the Atlantic Ocean, former president of the Canary Islands Lorenzo Olarte said on Thursday.
In January 2004, 2 fishermen captured a 26-kg amberjack (local name: Medregal Negro; scientific name: Seriola Rivoliana) while scuba diving along the coast of the Canary Islands, Spain.
Officers at the economic crime unit at West Midlands Police are investigating the fraud in which recipients are told to pay the outstanding sum for an offence committed in the Canary Islands.
Two medivac helicopters flew to the scene and one crashed while taking off, said Fatima Delgado, a spokeswoman for the Canary Islands government.
Ten beaked whales that stranded themselves on shore during military maneuvers hosted by Spain last fall near the Canary Islands show unusual bits of fat in vital organs--an indication of trauma, say the researchers.
The cigarettes were abandoned after passengers arriving at Teesside Airport were greeted with a public address announcement outlining tobacco and alcohol allowances from the Canary Islands.
IF you're a singer over 16 years of age and you fancy a holiday in the Canary Islands then read on.
AN export trade mission to the Canary Islands is paying off handsomely for soft drinks venture Radnor Hills Mineral Water Company.
These memories are all that is left of the Guanche, the people who lived in the Canary Islands, the first people to be eliminated by the Europeans on their American adventure.
All the Canary Islands offer good value for money with lively nightlife, great shopping bargains and guaranteed sunshine.
Two-for-one deal: Windstar Cruises offers half-price fares for its two Canary Islands cruises departing in October aboard the four-masted sailing ship Wind Star.