Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands -a volcanic archipelago off the coast of northwestern Africa; among Spain’s farthest-flung territories

The SS America was designed by naval architect William Francis Gibbs and built in 1940 for the United States Line then renamed USS West Point during WWII. SS America was sold for scrap in the late 1980s but when the scrappers defaulted on payment she was then slated to become a five-star hotel ship off Phuket, Thailand and renamed American Star. However stormy weather while she was under tow to the site in 1994 broke the tow lines and the ship ran aground off Fuerteventura in the Canary…

Abandoned Mega-Machines: Jumbo Jets & More

Abandoned Mega-Machines: Wreck of SS America/SS American Star, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

Turtles

ORG December 2011 release of 10 turtles in Cofete Beach, Fuerteventura. Reintroduction project Caretta caretta in the Canaries. turtle tears of happiness.


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