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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The smallest of the Canary Islands wants to shift to 100 percent renewable energy with wind and water power.
The smallest of the Canary Islands has experienced about 10,000 earthquakes since July 19 in a sign of rising magma.
A SECOND British holidaymaker has drowned in a hotel swimming pool in the Canary Islands in two days.
RAGING FIRES: Flames from a forest fire are seen behind a house in Fuencaliente on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain
Krupp's January Rambling Through the Skies column (page 51), the Greenwich meridian does not pass through the Canary Islands.
It all began with the Canary Island date palm, planted by Spanish missionaries in California in the late 1700s.
Vazquez Figueroa, Alberto 1966: Grand Canary Island.
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.
Five people were killed dead last night when a rescue helicopter crashed on a Canary Island after picking up tourists injured in a bus crash.
The only pine I know of that can be trimmed from below and grow lower branches again is the Canary Island pine (Pinus canariensis), which sprouts new shoots all along it trunk.
In addition to the stunning beaches of yellow and black sand depending on which island you visit (and even which part of the island you visit), and lively holiday resorts, a visit to a Canary Island provides many opportunities for land and seabased activities.
An earthquake shook the Canary island of El Hierro yesterday.
Lanzarote is the classiest Canary Island with smart resorts and virtually no high-rise buildings.