309 KM | Cantavieja – Bastiments

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Distance309 Kilometers
ByJuanjo Diaz de Argandoña
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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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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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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144 KM | El Hierro – El Teide

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Distance144 Kilometers
ByIgnasi
CameraFujifilm Optic 10x
LensBuilt – In Lens
DateOctober 02nd 2012 

Canary Islands are full of good viewing locations.

A volcanic archipelago with high mountains where the horizon is the ocean itself has to bring many options!

Usually is El Teide (3.718 meters above sea level) where usually the pictures are taken from, but if you can see many places from its summit, then the opposite view should also be possible… And here we have one of them.

A fantastic sunrise view of El Teide from El Hierro island, one of the most recent volanic activity.

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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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.