Rocas Atoll

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Rocas Atoll
Native name: Atol das Rocas
LocationAtlantic Ocean
Coordinates03°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
AirchipelagaeAtol das Rocas
Tot islands2
Major islandsFarol; Cemitério
Aurie0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
StateRio Grande do Norte
Additional information
Offeecial nameBrazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Criteriavii, ix, x
Designatit2001 (25t session)
Reference no.1000
State PartyBrazil
RegionLaitin 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.

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