The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Santa Cruz (town)
SANTA CRUZ, a fortified town, capital of the Canary islands, on the N. E. coast of the island of Teneriffe; pop. about 11,000. The harbor is good, and has a fine long mole. In 1871, 150 vessels entered, with an aggregate of 94,067 tons. The exports include cochineal, wine, almonds, raw silk, barilla, and archil.