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294 KM | Canigou – Mont Ventoux

Perfectly seen under the light of the rising sun, the silhouette of Mont Ventoux!
Lights of the cities of Montpelier and Sête. One can almost count the individual lights!
Distance294 Kilometers
By
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO200 – 2.5 s
LensED80 APO Refractor Telescope (900 mm. equiv.)
DateAugust 12th 2017 – 06:00

Mont Ventoux is a mountain clearly known for the Tour de France, when it provides everyone with a fantastic show.

Nevertheless, this is not the only show provided by Mont Ventoux, as it is an iconic landmark as seen from Canigou, at the other side of Golfe du Lyon.

The view of its shadow, together with the lights of the villages below is something remarkable.

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258 KM | Puig Campana – Puig de Galatzó

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Distance258 Kilometers
ByFernando Prieto Valera
CameraD5300 @ ISO 200 – 1/50
LensTamron 70-300 Di-LD @ 300 mm. – f/8 (450 mm. equiv.)
DateJuly 24th 2018 – 06:50

Suprising view of the highest peaks in the western sector of the Serra de Tramuntana de Mallorca (Puig de Galatzó and Mola de s’Esclop) framed by the solar disk, photographed from the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, crossing the Mediterranean Sea for about 258 km.

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233 KM | Vychodna Wysoka, SK – Borzava, UKR

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Distance233 Kilometers
ByAdrian Sobczyszyn
CameraSony DSC HX300 @ ISO320 1/8s
LensBuilt in @ 94 mm. f./ 5.6
DateSeptember 15th 2019

Just as the sun was rising over the horizon, Adrian managed to capture this image of Borzava range in Ukraine from Slovakia.

A good example of how to take pictures of long sights under low light conditions, balancing ISO Sensibility and Exposure.

Thank you for this input from Slovakia!

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282 KM | Mt. Tahtali, TK – Mt. Olympus, CY

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Distance282 Kilometers
ByKuzey Isik
CameraNikon D3500 @ ISO100 – 10”
LensTamron 18-270 mm @ 270 mm
DateSeptember 20th 2019

Turkey is a place of great sights, and what is best to start with than a picture of Mount Olympus, Cyprus, as seen from Mount Tahtali, Taurus Mountains, Antalya Province, Turkey.

282 Kilometers of pure transparent air across Mediterranean Sea for this fantastic picture of Kuzey!

Thanks for sharing!

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314 KM | Guadagnolo, Rome – Mt. Renoso, Corsica

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Distance314 Kilometers
ByAlessandro De Benedictis
CameraNikon D750 @ ISO100 – 10”
LensTamron SP 150-600 mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 @ f./10
DateOctober 08th 2019

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Who could ever imagine that you can see Corsica from Rome?

But yes, you can! And thanks to Alessandro we now know that one can see it really well! Impressive clear contidions on this day allowed for a crispy view down to the horizon.

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109 KM | Abra Cuyuni – Salkantay

Distance109 Kilometers
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CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO160 – 1/800
LensTamron 18 – 300 @ 210 mm. f./8 (315 mm. equiv.)
DateNovember 27nd 2019 – 12:55

A great start of the Long Distance Horizons in Peru, with one of the most beautiful and iconic mountains in this part of the Andes.

On our way up Abra Cuyuni – you reach 4.185 meters by car – the view of Salkantay over the Historic city of Cusco is just incredible.

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309 KM | Cantavieja – Bastiments

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Distance309 Kilometers
By
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO160 – 1/320
LensED80 APO Refractor Telescope (900 m. equiv.)
DateDecember 22nd 2014 – 08:59

A very faint Bastiments peak is almost entirely covered under the horizon, if not for the great conditions of Anticiclonic Inversion, which lead to one of the farthest In-Land (withour covering the sea) Lines of Sight in Spain.

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Canigo – Barre des Ecrins
Pyrenees – Alps
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Pyrenees – Alps

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Canigo – Alps
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307 kilometers
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283 kilometers
Spain – Atlas Range, Morocco
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Corsica – Mainland France
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218 KM | Montsec d’Ares – Moncayo

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Distance218 Kilometers
ByJosep Manchado
CameraNikon D7100
Lens400 mm. (600 mm. equiv.)
DateDecember 07th 2017 

Josep quotes: “At sunrise, there was not only a clear view of the Pyrenees (from Andorra to Panticosa) but also Moncayo peak was visible, in the “Sistema Iberico”, at 218 km. away.”

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