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Brazil, Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves

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Location Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Norte States, Brazil
Coordinates S3 51 28.6 W32 25 30.4
Property 42,270 ha
Date of Inscription 2001

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Peaks of the Southern Atlantic submarine ridge form the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago and Rocas Atoll off the coast of Brazil. They represent a large proportion of the island surface of the South Atlantic and their rich waters are extremely important for the breeding and feeding of tuna, shark, turtle and marine mammals. The islands are home to the largest concentration of tropical seabirds in the Western Atlantic. Baia de Golfinhos has an exceptional population of resident dolphin and at low tide the Rocas Atoll provides a spectacular seascape of lagoons and tidal pools teeming with fish.

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Praia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha Beach, Rocas Atoll

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