Matacães, Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugali
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 5' North , 9° 12' West
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Name(s) in local language(s):
Matacães, Torres Vedras, Distrito de Lisboa, Portugal
Matacães was a parish in the Torres Vedras municipality, 50 km north of Lisbon. Due to an administrative merger held in Jan 2013 a new and bigger parish was formed "União das Freguesias de Torres Vedras (São Pedro, Santiago, Santa Maria do Castelo e São Miguel) e Matacães".
Note: the name Matacães has a literal translation of "kill dogs" or "dog killer". This name has its origin back in the Middle Ages, in the period of the Reconquest and it.
Two reported halite occurrences registered on 26-09-1953:
- Mining concession 2879, Matacães No. 1
- Mining concession 2880, Matacães No. 2
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