This Protected Landscape Area comprehends a land area of about 2926 ha, beginning at the mouth of the Ribeira that flows west of the Fajã Isabel Pereira to the Protected Area for the Management of Habitats or Species of the Costa do Topo. Regarding to the fauna, in this area you can find species such as grey heron (Ardea cinerea) and the whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus). Regarding the flora, there are species of juniper (Juniperus brevifolia), azorean candleberry tree (Morella faya) and “pau-branco” (Picconia azorica).
Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre
The Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre (CMIF) integrates a broad transversal intervention, articulating in one
Furnas Volcano Caldera
Furnas volcano is a silicic polygenetic volcano with a C23summit calderas complex, the older with 8×56 km diameter
Pico Mountain is the highest point of Portugal and the youngest and biggest polygenetic volcano of the Azores, rising