Rocas Atoll

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Rocas Atoll
Native name: Atol das Rocas
Atol das Rocas lighthouse.jpg
Ruins o the auld lichthoose, wi the new lichthoose in the backgrund
Location Atlantic Ocean
Coordinates 03°52′S 33°49′W / 3.867°S 33.817°W / -3.867; -33.817Coordinates: 03°52′S 33°49′W / 3.867°S 33.817°W / -3.867; -33.817
Airchipelagae Atol das Rocas
Tot islands 2
Major islands Farol; Cemitério
Aurie 0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Region Northeast
State Rio Grande do Norte
Population uninhabited
Additional information
Offeecial name Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Teep Natural
Criteria vii, ix, x
Designatit 2001 (25t session)
Reference no. 1000
State Party Brazil
Region Laitin Americae an the Caribbean

The Rocas Atoll (Portuguese: Atol das Rocas) is the anly atoll in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean,[1] alangin tae the Brazilian State o Rio Grande do Norte.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Amado-Filho, G. M. (2012-09-17), "The mesophotic zone of the only South Atlantic Atoll is dominated byrhodolith beds", in Aguirre, Julio, IV International Rhodolith Workshop, Granada, Spain: Universidad de Granada, Facultad de Ciencias, pp. 10–11  Unkent parameter |coauthors= ignored (help);