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9 mountains you may never see in person

By: Shea Gunther on Feb. 19, 2011, 10:06 a.m.
Pico de Fogo, Cape Verde

Photo: imke.stahlmann/Flickr

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Pico de Fogo, Cape Verde

The island of Fogo sits off the western shore of Africa and is dominated by Pico de Fogo, a 9,281-foot high volcano that last erupted in 1995. The small village of Chã das Caldeiras sits within the caldera of the volcano and must be evacuated whenever it erupts. The island was first settled in the 1480s and focuses mostly on agriculture.

Google Earth coordinates:

14° 56'46.72" N, 24° 20'25.58" W