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Funeral Sable Island

 IslandThe island was discovered by the Portuguese in the early XVI century and was named Island of the Holy Cross. Half a century later, he was given a more appropriate title – Sable.

The word remains controversial: not sable, not the Sabre, not the sand … But some sailors call this island just mourning – for being here found their death many hundreds of ships: Portuguese, English, French, and pirate ships were no exception.

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Posted by on June 15, 2014 in Island, Nature

 

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