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 Canary Islands


The Canary Islands (Spanish Islas Canarias) are an archipelago of the Kingdom of Spain consisting of seven islands of volcanic origin in the Atlantic Ocean.

They form an autonomous community of Spain. The name derives probably from a north African tribe (the Canarii) or possibly the Latin term Insularia Canaria meaning Island of the Dogs, a name applied originally only to the island of Gran Canaria.

Location: Northwest side of Africa. anary Islands are part of Sapin.
Geographic coordinates: 28° 24' N, 16° 6' W
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Zones (7) Dive sites Sub zones
El Hierro Island 14 0
Fuerteventura Island 27 0
Gomera Island 8 0
Gran Canaria Island 26 0
La Palma Island 13 0
Lanzarote Island 40 0
Tenerife Island 75 1

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Playa de La Zamora 1 / -
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By dailoscm
Dec 31, 2017
- Great!! Amazing!!
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El Cabrón
By dailoscm
Jun 18, 2017
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By dailoscm
Dec 30, 2016
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Russian wreck - El Pajar
By dailoscm
May 15, 2016
- Meteor II. Inmersión impresionante... Banco de benjamines defendiendose con nosotros de un banco de bogas que a su vez es atacado por un banco de bicudas. Pecio totalmente abierto y destruido.

 Dive trips

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Trip: Gran Canaria
By jonbe242
From Dec 14, 2011 to Jan 4, 2012
Wedding tripp, with one dive day.
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Trip: Fuerteventura 2011
By raik
From Oct 19, 2011 to Oct 23, 2011

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Trip: Lanzarote Enero 2011
By Athe
From Jan 22, 2011 to Jan 25, 2011

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Trip: Lanzarote 2010
By Athe
From May 22, 2010 to May 30, 2010

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Trip: Diving in Gran canaria
By Hanss
From Oct 5, 2009 to Oct 10, 2009



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By Anonymous , 11-06-2009

Diving at Alcala - Tenerife - One of the principal places to dive in Tenerife is the coast West. The people(village) of Alcala has a few nice funds to practise the skin-diving. We wait for you in order that you enjoy.

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