Cruzinha

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Cruzinha Nature Reserve
RibeiraGarcaFoz.JPG
Mouth of the Ribeira da Garça
Location Santo Antão, Cape Verde
Coordinates 17°10′30″N 25°09′18″W / 17.175°N 25.155°W / 17.175; -25.155Coordinates: 17°10′30″N 25°09′18″W / 17.175°N 25.155°W / 17.175; -25.155
Area 11.18 km2 (4.32 sq mi)

The Cruzinha Nature Reserve is a protected area in the northern part of the island of Santo Antão in the Cape Verde archipelago.[1] It covers part of the north coast of the island, between the rivers Ribeira da Garça and the Ribeira do Mocho. It contains the only coastal dunes of Santo Antão.[2] It takes its name from the village Cruzinha da Garça, part of the town Chã de Igreja.

References

  1. ^ Resolução nº 36/2016, Estratégia e Plano Nacional de Negócios das Áreas Protegidas
  2. ^ Reservas Naturais, Áreas protegidas Cabo Verde