Lajes do Pico, With View of Volcano

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Description

This black and white photograph is part of a collection of photographs featuring Azorean whaling.  Photo shows view of the town of Lajes on Pico Island in the Azores.  Snow topped Mount Pico (the highest peak in Portugal at 2351 meters) can be seen in the background. Lajes is now home to the Museu dos Baleeiros whaling museum.