El Hierro

El Hierro, nicknamed Isla del Meridiano (the "Meridian Island"), is the smallest and farthest south and west of the Canary Islands (an Autonomous Community of Spain), in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, with a population of 10,162 (2003).

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Roque Chico De Salmor Giant Lizard
... It was once present on a small islet near El Hierro in the Canary Islands ... from Roque Chico de Salmor off northwestern Valverde municipality, El Hierro ... was believed to be entirely extinct until Gallotia simonyi machadoi was discovered on El Hierro itself in 1974 (Böhme Bings 1975) ...
Saint Brendan's Island - History - Early Modern Age
... of the Royal Canary Islands Court, ordered the justices at la Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera to investigate the phenomenon ... In another report, Alonso de Espinosa, governor of El Hierro, described sighting San Borondon island north west of El Hierro and "leeward" of La Palma ...
El Hierro in Literature
... The island of Hierro is mentioned in Umberto Eco's novel "The Island of the Day Before" ("L'isola del giorno prima", 1994), a novel about a 17th century ...
El Hierro Airport
... El Hierro Airport is an airport located 9 km (5.6 mi) northeast of Valverde ... It is the only existing airport on the Island of El Hierro, Spain (IATA VDE, ICAO GCHI) ...
Más Sabe El Diablo - Plot
... home for Ángel, where everyone knows him as the Devil (El Diablo) ... pay him more to complete a job that he and "El Topo" arranged ... A surveillance camera catches El Caucho's neck tattoo while he is moving the loot from the van to their vehicle ...