Izola – Eastern Alps | 174 km

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By Milan Bališin
Camera Sony DSC-RX100 @ ISO125 – 1/500
Lens 28-100 @ 100 mm (equiv.)
Date August 15th 2018

Milan has sent us these pictures of the Italian, Austrian and Slovenian Alps, as seen from the beautiful Slovenian village of Izola, very close to Trieste city. The photographs shows us a large portion of this important mountainous area rising directly above the Adriatic sea. In order to better appreciate the distant details, all original full-sized photographs have been cropped.

Some of the most distant or prominent mountains are:

292,7º – Cima Quarazza (2530 m) 174,4 km – Largest distance
294,7º – Cima d’Asta (2847 m) 173,8 km
300,9º – Cimon della Pala (3184 m) 164,3 km
301,2º – Cima della Vezzana (3192 m) 164 km
310,2º – Pelmo (3168 m) 152,9 km
313,7º – Antelao (3264 m) 147 km
333,5º – Hohe Warte/Monte Coglians (2780 m) 132,6 km
008,5º – Triglav (2863 m) 94 km
Thank you Milan for sharing your pictures with Beyond Horizons!
See all additional the pictures below, together with its own simulation, created thanks to Ulrich Deuschle Panorama Creator
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Mallorca – Pyrenees | 324 km.

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By Marcos Molina
Camera Canon eos 5D Mark III
Lens Nikon f/5.6 600mm (manual)
Date February 11th, 2018 – 17:00 h

World Record for the longest line of sight In – Country!

On the way up to the Tramuntana mountains, Mallorca, Balearic islands. Spain’s Mainland can be seen one hundred miles away above the horizon, only under very exceptional atmospheric conditions.

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Mallorca – Montseny / Puigmal | 292 km

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By Pedro Miguel Mas
Camera Nikon D3000 @ ISO200 – 1/320s
Lens Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 300 mm, f/9.0 (= 400 mm)
Date December 8th 2014 – 10:15
Puigmal, one of the most emblematic mountains of Catalunya, with its unmistakeable shape and white snowy top, 292 km. from my eyes, seen across the Mediterranean sea and Catalunya plateau.

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Mallorca – Montserrat | 215 km.

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By Marcos Molina
Camera Canon eos 5D Mark II @ ISO100 – 1/6s
Lens Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400 mm – f/11
+ Canon converter 1.4x (= 560 mm)
Date February 28th 2010 – 18:06
Montserrat, the most spiritual mountain of Catalunya, with its unmistakeable jagged silhouette, 35 km. from Barcelona, seen from the island of Mallorca, across the Mediterranean, 215 km. away. View from Puig Roig top (1002m.), Tramuntana hills, at sunset.

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Mallorca – Montserrat / Pyrenees | 290 km.

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Panorama composite of 3 horizontal photographs. Click to enlarge.
By Marcos Molina
Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II @ ISO100 – 1/6s
Lens Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400 mm – f/11
+ Canon 1.4x (= 560 mm)
Date February 28th 2010 – 18:06
The well-known Montserrat silhouette and the snowy Pyrenees mountains much farther behind, as seen from Mallorca, crossing the Mediterranean sea and entire Catalonia for 300 km. View spotted from Puig Roig summit (1002 m.) at Tramuntana hills.
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(Ulrich Deuschle panorama)
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Mallorca – Aitana / Puig Campana | 261 km

Panoramic composite of 2 uncropped pictures stitched togteher
By Marcos Molina
Camera Canon eos 7D @ ISO100 – 1/800
Lens Nikon 600mm f/5.6 manual – f/11 (35mm equiv = 960 mm)
Date January 21st 2012 – 18:02
The three highest elevations in Alicante province seen from Puig de Galatzó top, Mallorca, at sunset. The sun behind a scene hugely helps to increase contrast and visibilty of very distant objects, usually invisible.

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Mallorca – Pyrenees (Tossal de la Muga) | 307 km

100% zoom crop of the original picture (below)
By Marcos Molina
Camera Canon eos 5D Mark II @ ISO200 – 1/50
Lens Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400 mm – f/11
+ Canon converter 1.4x (= 560 mm)
Date February 28th 2010 – 17:00
My first sight of the snowy Pyrenees from Mallorca, crossing the Mediterranean sea and entire Catalonia for 300 km, as seen from Puig Roig summit (1002 m.) at Tramuntana hills.

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