Monteburo – Velebit Mts. | 201 km.

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By Daniele Prioli
Camera Canon EOS 400D
Lens 300 Milimeters
Date November 06th 2007
Entering in the very honored category of 200+ km for just a thousand meters here we have this impressive image from Daniele, covering a lot of distance even from almost sea level!
Danielle quotes: “Picture taken before the sunset from Monteluro at the height of 189 meters, of Velebit Mountains approx 200 KM over the Adriatic sea with a perfect clear sky due to Bora wind.”

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La Almoda – PN Posets Maladeta | 140 km.

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By Juanjo Diaz de Argandona
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO100 – 1/640
Lens Sigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 135 mm. – f./6.3
Date Apirl 03th 2015
In the village of La Almoda, next to the famous spanish city of Zaragoza, it is an ancient monastery on top an small hill, with some of the greatest short-sight views of the Pyrenees.
From left to right, an overall view of PN Posts Maladeta, starting with Cotiella peak, then Posets, Perdiguero, and the King of hte Pyrenees, Aneto.

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Pico de las Nieves – Teide | 110 km.

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By Charles Troupin
Camera Canon EOS 7D @ ISO100 – 1/500
Lens Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Date December 22th 2013
Beautiful image here from Charles, on a fantastic clear day in Canary Islands!
As the author says: “From the summit of Gran Canaria it is frequent to see Tenerife and the Teide (3718 m high). Sometimes when the visibility is very good, one can distinguish more details and colors.
In the pictures, Tenerife islands seems to fly, because the visibility below an inversion layer is strongly reduced.”

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Pradollano – La Sagra | 120 km.

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By Juanjo Diaz de Argandona
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO160 – 1/320
Lens Sigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 300 mm. – f./8
Date March 11th 2016
In a clear day in Sierra Nevada, Spain, enjoying the recent snow, I noticed something rising over the horizon.
A very iconic mountain, La Sagra, was looking at us from 120 kilometers away. It is an isolated mountain with more than 2.ooo meters and a clear view over the rest of the area. Really a good sighting and also a visit worth it!

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Geigelstein – Hintertux Olperer | 89 km.

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By Juanjo Diaz de Argandona
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO100 – 1/500
Lens Sigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 240 mm. – f./8
Date November 26th 2016
As the year comes to an end, the snow in the alps is still missing, so perfect timing and conditions for a fast climbing to one of the easiest most convinient peaks in the German pre-alps.
Weather was almost perfect, the sun was heating the scene from the sky and the air was crystal clear. From the top of this modest summit (not even reaching 2.000 meters above sea level) the view covered all the alps in the German – Austrian region, plus other interesting summits around.

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Marseille – Canigó | 263 Kms

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The Peak of the Canigó (2.785 m) portrayed by Alaign Origné from the peripheric zone of Marseille (France) at 263 Km. View of the city in the foreground. Abbaye of the Major is on the left.

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 By Alaign Origné
Camera Nikon D7000
Lens 1.- Nikkor AF-S ED 300mm – f/4
2.- Nikkor Zoom AF-S ED VR 70-300mm @ 145mm
Date 1.- November 01 th 2016
2.- February 16 th 2016
The prominent Canigó, photographed from Allauch, a strategic location (to make photos) next to Marseille, at 320 meters high. To illustrate this singular view we have chosen two images of Alain Origné, an expert photographer specialist in this type of portrays.
The distant silhouette of that mountain from this part of France it’s only perceptible thanks to the influence of atmospheric refraction, as the trajectory of rectilinear vision passes beneath the line of the sea. Actually many people already call “Canigó effect” to the fact when it’s only possible to see a silhouette thanks to atmospheric refraction.
By the other hand, the conjunction with the sun. Obviously it was not coincidence. In concret, from Marseille the succes occur around 8 February and 1 November. Some photographers from distant horizons as Alaign Origné take advantage of the dates to achieve the best images.

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Mt. Argentario – Mt. Rotondo | 170 km.

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By Fabrizio Giudici
Camera Nikon D5000 @ ISO200 – 1/250
Lens Nikkor AF-N 180 @ 180 mm – f./2.8
Date December 12th 2009
Fabrizio sent us this clear view of Mt. Rotondo at 170 km. on a windy Winter day.
Corse mountains can be seen from Sourthern Toscana when conditions are good, as in this case when wind and usually clear Winter air allowed the snow in the farthest peaks to be clearly seen above Montecristo and Isola del Giglio.
This distant view has been also published on sites as stoppingdown.

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