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Since ancient times, man has harnessed the power of the wind to provide assistance in various tasks. Grain milling, water pumping, threshing, and sawmills were common, as well as a means to provide electricity in more modern times. A good resource for widmill history and design can be found at:
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WindmillsFaial Windmills - Faial Island, Azores, Portugal

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These two colorful traditional windmills are located on the hilltop above the town of Horta on Faial Island in the Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 9/14/2010

last visited: never

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WindmillsMoinho do Frade — Criação Velha, Portugal

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Windmill overlooking the famous vineyards of Pico island

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: never

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WindmillsPonta Rasa Windmill, San João, Pico Island, Azores

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San João, on Pico Island,is described by locals as the "Land of Windmills". The Ponta Rasa windmill is one that has been restored to preserve the memory of traditional windmills used for milling grain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 6/1/2013

last visited: 5/14/2013

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WindmillsMorro das Velas Windmill - São Jorge, Açores, Portugal

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A ruined windmill mear Velas, São Jorge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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WindmillsMoinho da Urzelina - São Jorge, Açores, Portugal

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A very nice windmill in São Jorge..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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WindmillsMoinho da Calheta - São Jorge, Açores, Portugal

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A nice windmill near Calheta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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