SÃO JORGE Island - 38º 24'N and 28º 33'W
11 mi north of Pico, 21.6 mi south of Graciosa, 14 mi east of Faial and 32.4 mi west of Terceira | population - 9,171
The island is distinguished by its long narrow shape and by the presence of numerous coves (geologic formations that result from the fall of part of the slopes over thousands of years) that gave rise to small and quaint villages.
- → Fajã and Caldeira de Santo Cristo;
- → Ponta dos Rosais