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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Sheraton Salobre, Canary Islands, Spain (opening 2nd quarter 2006, 325 rooms)
5 Billion of Private Capital Present 'Unprecedented Growth Opportunities' for American Businesses in Canary Islands, Spain, the European Union and West Africa
Using a telescope in the Canary Islands, Spain, they and their collaborators took a fuzzy image of the faraway body in visible light (SN: 5/14/94, p.
Viewing an impact from the Canary Islands, Spain, researchers detected several metals found in comets but unknown in Jupiter's upper atmosphere.
About 46,000 travellers are flying to exotic locations from Birmingham International Airport, with the Canary Islands, Spain and the Greek Islands proving the most popular destinations.
Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain; and ([dagger]) Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
Piecing together data from Hubble and images taken hours to days later by a telescope at Teide Observatory in the Canary Islands, Spain, Weaver estimates that the debris moves at 109 km an hour and probably separated from the comet a mere 2 days before Hubble took the picture.
In 2007, The CLUB opened new projects at ME by Melia in Cancun, Gran Melia in Puerto Rico, the Paradisus Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Melia Gorriones in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain.
He and his colleagues used the Swedish Vacuum Solar Telescope in the Canary Islands, Spain, to show that tiny magnetic elements on the sun's surface, apparently linked to coronal gas loops, change shape in a matter of minutes.
Pilkauskas' comments came as the Third Session of the Intergovernmental Group on Bananas and Tropical Fruits opened in Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands, Spain.
He repeatedly stabbed then beheaded Jennifer Mills-Westley, 60, while she was shopping in the popular resort of Los Cristianos in the Canary Islands, Spain, on May 13 2011.
After a storm in October 1995, a single incapacitated Leach's Storm-Petrel was found on the shore near Garachico, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (Martin and Lorrenzo 2001) and transported to the Tenerife Cabildo Centro de Recuperation de Fauna Silvestre (CRFS).
Author affiliations: University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain (A.
The return of knowledge and skills to the Canary Islands, Spain, will take place at a time when there is an increasing support from the government and also European authorities for the development of the Canary Islands as a nerve center in Biomedical studies through research programs partially financed by European funding.