252 KM | Canigó, Pyrenees – Marseille

Small portion of a very wide panorama with more details and quality. The image was not observed with the naked eye or with a normal telephoto lens because the atmospheric transparency was not good enough, but it appeared thanks to infrared radiation and the photoshop process. Almost sure it’s the first image of the basilica obtained from the summit of the Canigó.
Distance252 Kilometers
ByAntoine Mangiavacca
CameraDSLR Camera – No IR Filter
Lens500mm (manual)
DateSeptember 12th, 2019 – 19:15 h

For a couple of centuries many observers and photographers have observed the silhouette of the Canigó from Marseille on certain occasions, but never an image in the opposite direction had been obtained, showing Marseille.

Until now.

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324 KM | Puig d'en Galileu, Mallorca – Pyrenees

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Distance324 Kilometers
ByMarcos Molina
CameraCanon eos 5D Mark III
LensNikon f/5.6 600mm (manual)
DateFebruary 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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251 KM | Cantavieja – Posets

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Distance 251 Kilometers
By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO160 – 1/400
Lens ED80 APO Refractor Telescope (900 mm. equiv.)
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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246 KM | Cantavieja – Monte Perdido

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Distance 246 Kilometers
By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO160 – 1/400
Lens ED80 APO Refractor Telescope (900 mm. equiv.)
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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289 KM | Penyagolosa, ES – Pic Long, FR

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Distance 289  Kilometers
By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO100 – 1/1600
Lens Sigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 300 mm. – f./5.6 (450 mm. equiv.)
Date December 21st 2012 – 10:40
First attempt to create a panorama from Penyagolosa peak (1.813 m.), it covers half of Pyrenees range, with some of the most renowned mountains on it.

Since I started to like mountaineering in Pyrenees, seeing this kind of images is looking at all the stories this summits can tell.