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Terceira island covers an area of 401.9 square kilometres, with 30.1 km in length and 14 km at its maximum width. The highest point of the island is at 1'021 m in the Serra de Santa Bárbara.

 

Portugal 2017, Algar do Carvão.
The stamp was issued in the series "Geoparque Azores".

Algar do Carvão is a 90 metre-deep volcanic chimney formed approximately 3'200 years ago after the magma drained from the main chimney receding to the magma chamber. 

 

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