Site17: Cape Verde
Cape Verde islands, coasts of West Sahara, Mauretania and Senegal
Cape Verde archipelago is constituted by a group 10 of volcanic islands located 1400 km apart along the African margin of the Central Atlantic Ocean. Within the archipelago are several seamounts, as for example the Senghor Seamount, with a summit depth of 90m. The bottom depth southern Cape Vert is around 3000m.