The mountain are made up of rocks with soil colours being orange-like, tan and light brown. The mountain contains slopes and a few ledges. The mountain features grasslands in the low-lying areas but barely none on the mountain area. Unpaved and earthened roads encircles the mountain and are not frequently used as well as the Mindelo-Calhau Road to the north. North of the.
The mountain offers a panoramic view of the eastern half of the island and views Viana to the south, Madeiral to the west, Selada da Baleia to the north and Calhau to the northeast as well as its deserted plain, the island of Santa Luzia can be seen to the east as well as its islets and on clearer days, São Nicolau.