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  Llegan a El Hierro 172 inmigrantes, el mayor número en una sola embarcación | elmundo.es
Llegan a El Hierro 172 inmigrantes, el mayor número en una sola embarcación
El cayuco fue detectado por un helicóptero del Servicio Aéreo de Rescate hacia las 20.00 horas del martes a 36 millas de la punta de La Restinga, en El Hierro.
El número de inmigrantes irregulares llegados a Canarias en lo que va de año a bordo de pateras o cayucos es tres veces superior al de los que alcanzaron el archipiélago durante todo 2005, según datos facilitados por la Delegación del Gobierno en Canarias.
www.elmundo.es /elmundo/2006/08/09/espana/1155115731.html   (448 words)

  
  El Hierro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
El Hierro, nicknamed Isla del Meridiano ("The Meridian Island"), is a Spanish island.
It is the smallest and furthest south and west of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa.
El Hierro is home to many unique species, such as the Giant Lizard of El Hierro (Gallotia simonyi).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/El_Hierro   (626 words)

  
 El Hierro. The island
El Hierro is a magic island, and Pozo de la Salud, a prodigious spring with curative properties, adds to the magic, as do the fascinating underwater formations seen just off the rugged coastline.
El Hierro is the ideal place for any kind of sports or leisure activity, but its spectacular sea beds undoubtedly make it a paradise for diving.
El Hierro is as rich and sweet as the pineapples that grow in its fields - ripening in the sun and watered by the mysterious mists that cover them from time to time.
www.canary-travel.com /El_Hierro/El_Hierro-in.html   (709 words)

  
 Biosphere reserves in focus, El Hierro, Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
El Hierro is a volcanic island which is the youngest and smallest of the whole Canary Archipelago.
When visiting the El Hierro biosphere reserve in March 2001, the Secretary of the MAB programme had the opportunity to have a closeup with a giant lizard of El Hierro.
El Hierro is inhabited by some 7,800 people, equivalent to 0,5% of the population of the Canary Archipelago.
www.unesco.org /mab/br/focus/April01/spain.htm   (278 words)

  
 El Hierro, Casitas Canarias, Villas, Hotels, Canary Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Of all the islands in the Canary Archipielago, El Hierro is perhaps the least known.
El Hierro is the smallest of the Canaries and is located in the extreme southwest of the chain.
El Hierro's coasts are rocky and very steep, with inaccesible cliffs up to 1000 meters high and yet sheltering coves with natural swimming pools which beckon the visitor to take a refreshing swim in their cool waters.
www.casitascanarias.com /HI   (395 words)

  
 PBS - The Voyage of the Odyssey - Track the Voyage - ATLANTIC OCEAN
This is Genevieve Johnson speaking to you from El Hierro in the Canary Islands.
El Hierro is the youngest, smallest and most Westward Island in the Canaries archipelago.
The present study in El Hierro is part of a coordinated effort by La Laguna University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to try to understand the behaviour, social structure and distribution of beaked whales.
www.pbs.org /odyssey/odyssey/20050304_log_transcript.html   (1823 words)

  
 El hierro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
During centuries, the island of Hierro, in the southwest corner of the Canarian archipelago has remained immersed in legends.
Once the reservoirs are full, the desalation plant can cover losses from the system from evaporation and supply irrigation water for the island's foothills farms, thus guaranteeing fruit and vegetable crops, both for domestic consumption and export from the island, and providing forage for the island livestock.
On 22nd January, 2000, the island of El Hierro was declared a Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO.
www.insula.org /elhierro.htm   (514 words)

  
 Telegraph | Travel
El Hierro, a four-hour ferry ride from Tenerife on the south-west corner of the Canarian archipelago, has a population of only 9,000.
Unique to El Hierro, this lumpy, lava-coloured reptile, we were told by a guide, was thought to be extinct until 1975 when it was rediscovered on a rock off the shore near Punta Grande.
El Hierro is not a place for mass tourism or for anyone who needs to be provided with entertainment.
travel.telegraph.co.uk /travel/main.jhtml?xml=/travel/2005/08/23/ethierro23.xml   (878 words)

  
 Dive Global :: Diver's Tales
El Hierro is also the smallest of the Canaries and is located in the extreme southwest of the chain.
El Hierro's coasts are rocky and very steep, with inaccessible cliffs up to 1000 meters high and yet sheltering coves with natural swimming pools which beckon the visitor to take a refreshing swim in their cool waters.
As El Hierro is the westernmost island, it was and is the last speck of land before the coast of America.
www.diveglobal.com /explore_destinations/divertales/sep2004.asp   (1089 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: El Hierro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
El Hierro, the landscape of this island is surprising because of its variety.
This seventh island has always remained on the sidelines of the comings and goings of tourists, to the great satisfaction of those who love it and wish to see it remain just as it is.
Its 278 square kilometres offer a tremendous variety of scenery: from the arid slate-like landscape and the volcanic formations of the south and west to the fertile land in the valley of "El Golfo" with vineyards and plantations in the northwest, by way of the dense pine and evergreen forests of the island's central area.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/El-Hierro   (365 words)

  
 Fallecen tres inmigrantes mientras viajaban en un cayuco hacia la isla canaria de El Hierro | elmundo.es
El cayuco había sido localizado ayer a 49 millas al sur de El Hierro, a la deriva y con una vía de agua.
El buque de Salvamento tardó tres horas en llegar al lugar y mientras tanto el avión se mantuvo cerca del cayuco por si zozobraba y era necesario arrojar balsas salvavidas.
El helicóptero evacuó a otros ocho, que fueron trasladados al aeropuerto Tenerife Sur, si bien en el caso de cuatro de ellos fue suficiente con tratarlos con suero.
www.elmundo.es /elmundo/2006/09/01/espana/1157096113.html   (660 words)

  
 ››› buch.de - bücher - El Hierro. Rother Wanderführer - Annette Miehle-Wolfsperger; Klaus ...
El Hierro, die kleinste und westlichste Insel des Kanarischen Archipels, wird häufig als >vergessene< Insel bezeichnet.
Verschwiegene Buchten, aussichtsreiche Bergkämme, faszinierende Lavalandschaften und immergrüne Weidehochflächen sind ebenso Ziele wie der legendäre Wacholderwald El Sabinar und die bedeutendsten Fundstätten prähistorischer Felsgravierungen.
Trotz der geringen Größe und Höhe - die höchste Erhebung, der Malpaso, misst gerade einmal 1500 Meter - bietet El Hierro aufgrund des engmaschigen Wegenetzes und der dünnen Besiedelung vielfältige Wandermöglichkeiten, die unterschiedlichsten Ansprüchen gerecht werden.
www.buch.de /buch/02896/217_el_hierro__rother_wanderfuehrer.html   (420 words)

  
 4th Open Fotosub "Isla de El Hierro"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The island "El Hierro" stretches into the Atlantic Ocean at the western end of the Canarian Archipelago, sheltered of the trade winds.
El Hierro, where the establishment of meridian zero in times of Ptolomeus gained significance for being the last known place in Europe before the American Conquest, was the last land Columbus´ships saw on their voyage to the unknown, obscure ocean.
The diver will be transported to the evocative dreams of his descents to the "blues" of El Hierro by the island´s aroma, because, indeed, even tranquility has an aroma to it in El Hierro.
www.el-hierro.org /deporte/fotosub99/presentacion-ingles.html   (327 words)

  
 Cabildo de El Hierro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
f all the islands in the Canary Archipielago, El Hierro is perhaps the least known.
l Hierro is the smallest of the Canaries and is located in the extreme southwest of the chain.
l Hierro's coasts are rocky and very steep, with inaccesible cliffs up to 1000 meters high and yet sheltering coves with natural swimming pools which beckon the visitor to take a refreshing swim in their cool waters.
www.el-hierro.org /cabildo/ingles   (286 words)

  
 Le Monde.fr : El Hierro, l'île dans le vent
Pas de vols directs sur El Hierro, mais des vols réguliers pour Tenerife, avec changement à Madrid ou Barcelone.
Avec ses trois côtes agencées en triangle, El Hierro rappelle immanquablement la forme de la Sicile.
Car El Hierro, terre de vents, est aussi une terre de marcheurs.
www.lemonde.fr /web/article/0,1-0@2-3546,36-684147@51-657575,0.html   (1390 words)

  
 Las Islas Canarias
El juego del palo, or stick fighting, is fought with a stick or staff 1.8 m long and about 2.5 cm thick.
El Hierro is both the smallest and least populated of the Canary Islands, very much off the package tourist trail.
El Hierro was the last land Columbus and his crew saw until they caught sight of the Bahamas.
www.heureka.clara.net /tenerife/canary.htm   (3623 words)

  
 History of the Canary Islands - El Hierro - English - Islas Canarias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
El Puerto de la Estaca lies at a distance of five kilometres and the airport only a few kilometres from the capital.
The island of Hierro is an ideal place for peaceful holidays in touch with nature.
It lies on the inlet of El Golfo and is a rich wine-growing area of the island.
www.canaryres.com /hisenvde.html   (196 words)

  
 El Hierro Walking Guide Book Canary Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
El Golfo is a pretty area but to walk inland you have to go up the 700 metre cliffs to reach the central plateau.
If you are choosing a walking guide for El Hierro make sure it was researched post-hurricane (like ours) as the water erosion caused by the torrential rain has made substantial changes to the landscape.
El Hierro is also famous for the world's largest landslip.
www.walking.demon.co.uk /elh.htm   (586 words)

  
 Valverde, El Hierro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Valverde is a municipalitie of El Hierro, in Canary Islands, Spain.
It is situated in the northeast of El Hierro being its capital.
It has an area of 103,64 km² and a population of 4.727 people (2003).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Valverde,El_Hierro   (79 words)

  
 El Hierro Property   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
El Hierro offers investors an ideal opportunity to acquire property on one of the less known Islands which is steadily becoming a favoured tourist destination.
At present their are no direct flights to El Hierro from the UK, obviously if this changed in the future property prices would increase.
Access to El Hierro is via a small airport with flights from Gran Canaria and Tenerife or via ferry with scheduled crossings from Tenerife.
www.alltheseasons.com /el_hierro.htm   (302 words)

  
 El Hierro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The westernmost of the islands, El Hierro is the smallest of the seven Canary Islands.
El Hierro has cliffs and sheer drops into the sea, with few beaches.
Although it has few beaches, El Hierro does have some huge lagoons that are used as swimming pools by locals and visitors alike.
www.vilaflorholidays.com /el_hierro.htm   (264 words)

  
 Phytodiversity
Flora and Vegetation of El Hierro are investigated as a contribution to the biodiversity research of the Canary Islands
El Hierro has been divided into two research areas according to the vertical zoning of the vegetation:
An example are the patterns of the core areas of the endemics which allow to advance hypotheses about the evolution under the specific conditions of El Hierro (v.
www.hierro-flora.de /Links/English/Phytodiversity/phytodiversity.html   (635 words)

  
 Finca Hierro * Ferienhaus El Hierro * Ferienwohnung Villa * El Hierro, Villen * El Hierro Ferienwohnungen * El Hierro ...
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www.ferien-finca.de /el_hierro   (156 words)

  
 Hierro, Canary Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hierro, a shield volcano, has had a single historic eruption from the Volcan de Lomo Negro vent in 1793.
Carracedo proposed the volcano has three rift zones and the El Golfo, El Julan, and Las Playas valleys are the result of giant landslides.
Carracedo, J.C., 1994, The Canary Islands: an example of structural control on the growth of large oceanic-island volcanoes.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/africa/hierro.html   (123 words)

  
 DIVERNET - Diving Holidays - El Hierro, Canaries - January 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
El Hierro is a good place in which to catch up on your reading.
El Desierto is a desert of fl sand that is home to a million equally fl garden eels.
On a second dive at El Desierto I had to content myself with the company of a large if skittish stingray, a spiny pufferfish hiding under a rocky outcrop and hordes of little scorpionfish that hopped around like sparrows.
www.divernet.com /travel2/supp05/elhierro.shtml   (1792 words)

  
 El Hierro information history facts Canary Islands Islas Canarias Canaryinfo.com, Your holiday guide
86,9 Km El Hierro, the smallest island of the Canarian group, situated the most westerly of the Achipelelago.
In contrast with the mountains and cliffs, there is a curious place called El Golfo, 14 Km long stretched area with forests.
El Hierro is a perfect place for a peacefull and quiet holiday surrounded by sea and nature.
www.canaryinfo.com /informationcanaryislands/elhierro.htm   (140 words)

  
 La Gomera & El Hierro - Walking at the Edge of the World
There have been some strange plans in recent years to build a space center on Hierro and the locals have shown their general disregard for Cape Kennedy II by writing graffiti everywhere - "No Launch pad - El Hierro For Peace".
Hierro was, for me, a place to relax and take in the atmosphere.
I personally thought that, after the first week, El Hierro was a bit of a letdown - perhaps a little too quiet.
www.ksheard.plus.com /travel/canaries/canaries.html   (2594 words)

  
 Our happy donkeys, El Hierro
It was founded by Carina and Philip Townsend who lived for several years on El Hierro.
The sanctuary " Los Burros Felices El Hierro" is situated at the end of the village Guarazoca.
You come to El Hierro via Tenerife either by plane from Airport North or by ship from ferry terminal Los Christianos.
www.lapalma1.de /burrosfelices/english.htm   (605 words)

  
 Tenerife Scuba - Scuba Diving in El Heirro-two centre holidays   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
El Heirro is the most westerly of the Canary Islands and the smallest with a surface area of only 287 sq.
El Hierro is definitely the place for outdoor enthusiasts.
El Hierro is a four hour ferry crossing, so diving the day before is not a problem, you should be aware though that you will loose the best part of two days travelling.
www.tenerifescuba.com /elhierro.htm   (400 words)

  
 INGENIERIA CIVIL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Utilizando cajas de diálogo, el usuario de una manera muy gentil puede dibujar varios tipos de hierros estructurales, ya sean estos tipos I, C, O, G o L, asignándoles a estos varias características como las de diámetro de varillas (Fi o), la cantidad, marcas y dimensiones.
El segundo módulo sirve para agrupar hierros bajo un nombre, como por ejemplo los hierros de una viga que se agrupan bajo el nombre V1.
El tercer módulo ayuda a mirar los enlaces que existen entre el hierro y su marca, así como también a realizar gráficos para Ingeniería Civil, como bloques, vigas, estribos, gradas, plantas, etc.
sincows.com /Spanish/ing_civil.php   (378 words)

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