324 KM | Puig d'en Galileu, Mallorca – Pic de Saloria, 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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538 KM | Bourdeaux, FLIGHT – Mont Blanc

Overview of the panorama from the flight
Mont Blanc over the cloud tops just a few minutes before sunrise – The moment of best visibility
Distance538 Kilometers
ByRamon Ibarz
CameraNikon D90 @ ISO1000 – 1/250
LocationOver Bourdeaux
DateAugust 22nd 2017 – 06:40

When we launched the In Flight picture category, we never thought to find something that impressive.

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205 KM | Mont Caro – Aneto

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Distance205 Kilometers
ByJuanjo Diaz de Argandoña
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO200 – 1/3200
LensED80 APO Refractor Telescope
DateDecember 26th 2015 – 17:30

205 kilometers is such a distance that, when you are able to see though it, it seems like magic.

Ridges, snow caps, summits… Every detail in this picture is almost perfectly visible as a high pressure system set over northern Spain, allowing this clear views on sunset.

120 KM | Teide – La Palma

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Distance120 Kilometers
ByJuanjo Diaz de Argandoña
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO200 – 1/1600
LensSigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 70 mm. – f./9
DateApril 23rd 2016 – 10:10

There is no surprise here that from Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands in mid – Atlantic, one can see the other six Islands.

Standing at 3.718 meters above sea level, it provides a clear view at over 300 km.

In this case, although no that far, La Palma Island is seen above the tree line, at about 2.000 meters above sea level.

283 KM | Sierra Nevada, ES – Atlas, MA

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Distance283 Kilometers
ByJuanjo Diaz de Argandoña
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO250 – 1/80
LensSigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 70 mm. – f./9
DateDecember 29st 2017 – 18:24

For those that know this website for a while, you will notice that this is not the first picture taken from Poqueira refuge, in Sierra Nevada, South of Spain,

This magnificient view was also observed and captured almost (exactly) 5 years ago, from the same place, and at the sime time.

This is a great place to see Africa from Europe, and one of the most beautiful ones.

230 KM | Gran Ballon – Mont Blanc

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Distance230 Kilometers
ByEkki Plicht
CameraCanon EOS 50D @ ISO200 – 1/25
LensEF 70-200 L IS @ 200mm. + 2x
DateNovember 1st 2015 – 07:10

Regardless of whether you are travelling by plane, by car next to Chamonix or doing some trekking 200 kilometers away, it is always a shape to recognize in the horizon, and even more when the day is as clean as this one here.

Beautiful details around the peak we can see in this image: while the surroundings are still covered with shadows, the summit as already met the sun and its orange colors are starting to fill the picture.

I now wonder how amazing it would had been to see this scene from the very summit that day.

155 KM | Breithorn – Monte Viso

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Distance155 Kilometers
ByTom Sweeney
CameraCanon IXUS 115
LensBuilt – In Lens
DateApril 14th 2013

Happy New Year!

There is no better way to start this 2018 that with a picture taken from a mountain of more than 4.000 meters!

I would say this is the first image we have like this and the definition os really great.

Monte Viso is a very recognizable mountain in the horizon when the air is clear enough to see it.

Now we wait for the opposite picture, as the view from Monte Viso should be impressive as well!