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An amazing world were Geography, Mountaineering, Meteorology and Photography come together to achieve sights that are beyond human imagination and show us how beautiful our planet is.

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Cantavieja – Posets / Maladeta | 257 km.

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By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO160 – 1/400
Lens ED80 APO Refractor Telescope
Date December 23rd 2014 – 9:30
Another picture from the Historic day of 23rd of December, 2014.
The clearness of that day allowed me to take pictures of almost every peak in the horizon, not even caring about the distance to it
This time, the area around the highest peak in Pyrenees, and the third in height of Spain, Aneto at 3.404 meters above sea level.

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Cantavieja – Monte Perdido | 260 km.

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Details of the panorama around Monte Perdido
By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO160 – 1/400
Lens ED80 APO Refractor Telescope
Date December 23rd 2014 – 9:22
In distant photography  there are good days, and there are days that go to History.
 23rd of December, 2014 was one of this days, as being ultra – clear.
Covering distances up to 260 kilometers in a single picture, maintaining the details as the picture above does can only be achieved in a day with perfect conditions.

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Mallorca – Montseny / Puigmal | 292 km

Panoramic composite of two pictures, taken at 400mm. focal distance (eq. 35mm) and after a heavy developing to bring out detail. Click to enlarge.   099
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 / 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.
Click here to see a 3D simulation in a new window
(Ulrich Deuschle panorama)
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