261 KM | Mallorca – Aitana / Puig Campana

Panoramic composite of 2 uncropped pictures stitched togteher
ByMarcos Molina
CameraCanon eos 7D @ ISO100 – 1/800
LensNikon 600mm f/5.6 manual – f/11 (35mm equiv = 960 mm)
DateJanuary 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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307 KM | Mallorca – Tossal de la Muga, Pyrenees

100% zoom crop of the original picture (below)
Distance307 Kilometers
ByMarcos Molina
CameraCanon eos 5D Mark II @ ISO200 – 1/50
LensCanon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400 mm – f/11
+ Canon converter 1.4x (= 560 mm)
DateFebruary 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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272 KM | Penyagolosa – Puig Major

Penyagolosa II
Distance272 Kilometers
ByJuanjo Diaz de Argandoña
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO100 – 1/320
LensSigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 300 mm. – f./8 (450 mm. equiv.)
DateDecember 26th 2013 – 12:10

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Impressive view of Mallorca island highest peaks, crossing the Mediterranean Sea for more than 270 km., as seen from Penyagolosa summit in Castellón.

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283 KM | Sierra Nevada, ES – Atlas Range, MA

Sierra Nevada I - Mulhacen (6)


Distance283 Kilometers
ByJuanjo Diaz de Argandoña
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO400 – 1/320
LensSigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 300 mm. – f./5.6 (450 mm. equiv.)
DateDecember 26st 2012 – 18:00

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This picture was taken at sunset in Poqueira refuge (2.500 m) when late afternoon colors increase contrast and unveiled Atlas range in the horizon, located in North Africa.

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110 KM | Teide – Pico de las Nieves

Canarias I - Teide (8)
Distance110 Kilometers
ByJuanjo Diaz de Argandoña
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO200 – 1/20
LensSigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 135 mm. f./8 (450 mm. equiv.)
DateNovember 16th 2014 – 7:30

Impressive view of the Canary Island as seen from the summit of pico “El Teide” on a very windy and cold November Morning.

Teide Summit is known as well for projecting one of the most perfect “triangular” shadows on Earth and has potential to reach distant Horizons to even Africa.

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