6) View of Botafogo beach and district from the Pão de Açucar. ln the background looms the Pedra da Gávea and the Corcovado. Rio de Janeiro is surrounded to the southwest by morros (hills) and peaks, the highest which form the Gávea-Tijuco and Pedra Branca massifs.6) Praia de Botafogo e bairro do mesmo nome, vistos do Pão de Açúcar. Ao fundo distingue-se a Pedra da Gávea e o Corcovado. O Rio de Janeiro é cercado por morros e picos, dos quais os mais altos formam os maciços Gávea-Tijuco e Pedra Branca.
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