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Map Depicting Location of Cape Verde Islands

Map Depicting Location of Cape Verde Islands Social Studies STEM Tragedies and Triumphs Geography

This map depicts the location of the Cape Verde Islands, off the west coast of Africa.

Tropical waves frequently form near these islands during "Cape Verde Season."  Those tropical waves can develop into tropical storms.  As tropical storms continue to travel above the warm ocean, such storms can turn into hurricanes.

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Media Credits

Map depicting location of the Cape Verde Islands by Waldir, online courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

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