Sao Miguel Azores from Above


If you wonder why the Portuguese island of Sao Miguel in the Azores is nicknamed the "Green Island" (Ilha Verde), check out this stunning drone video by top contributor Enrico Pescatini.  Situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, the island is one of the earth's natural wonders.  Sitting near the spot where three major tectonic plates join together, Sao Miguel is home to some of the most geologically unique phenomenon on earth: it's literally covered in lava domes, crater lakes, and active and semi-active volcanoes.  

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Enrico Pescantini

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    Mike Israel

    Mike Israel is the founder, President and CEO of AirVuz, LLC. He is an avid drone enthusiast and RC pilot. He is also an enthusiast of geography and history, and loves writing about all of the amazing places where AirVuz community members fly.

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