Scuba Diving and Snorkelling in Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Scuba Diving and Snorkelling in Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Scuba diving information in Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

It is placed on the south coast of São Miguel island, less than 500 meters away from the coast, in front of the villa. The islet of Vila Franca is formed by a volcanic cone, resulting from the hydromagmatic volcanic activity, partially dismantled by the marine erosion and tectonic movements. It is constituted by tufts, partially litificated (palagonithic tufts). These formations, quite subjected to the marine abrasion, present big vertical fractures and some cavities. This volcanic structure presents a small interior crater which communicates with the sea by a straight passage to N. The crater's deep presents deposits constituted by blocks, rolled stones and very extense sandy stains on the north half, which is characterized by an ancient crater, formed by big tuft blocks, small and medium dispersed stones with great sand areas, mainly on the north zone.

Scuba Diving Map of diving site Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Where is located the diving site Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you will find a map of diving sites in São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal and the diving site Vila Franca islet highlighted in green in which you can dive and snorkel.

Marine Species and photos of each species in Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Which marine species can I observe in diving site Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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Scuba Dive Centers in Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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Liveaboards in Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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São Miguel Island

Accommodations in Vila Franca islet, São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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