Ilhéu das Cabras
Ilhéu das Cabras seen from the city of São Tomé
|Location||north of São Tomé near the urban area of São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe|
|Highest elevation||90 m (300 ft)|
Ilhéu das Cabras is an uninhabited island in the Gulf of Guinea. It is one of the smaller islands of São Tomé and Príncipe. The islet is located about 2 km off the northeast coast of the island of São Tomé, 8 km north of the city centre of São Tomé. The islet consists of two hills, about 90 metres high. There is a lighthouse on the northeastern summit, built in 1890; its focal height 97 metres and its range is 12 nmi (22 km; 14 mi). The islet was mentioned as "Mooro Caebres" in the 1665 map by Johannes Vingboons.
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- 1665 map of the island of St Thomé by Johannes Vingboons, now at the Dutch National Archive
- Media related to Ilhéu das Cabras at Wikimedia Commons