408 KM | Noufonts, Pyrenees – Tête de l’Estrop, Alps

The most distant sunrise
Distance408 Kilometers
By
CameraNikon P900 @ ISO100 – 1/1600
LensF8 zoom 2000 mm eq.
DateJuly 16th 2019 – 06:20 aprox

May be  the most distant sunrise photographied in the world.

Five years ago, we managed to portray for the first time the cornices of the Alps from the Pyrenees and it was precisely this mountain our goal from the Canigó. In this new occasion the objective has been to portray it better and from further away, from the top of the Noufonts and this is the result. The Estrop partially eclipsing the great solar disk.

Perhaps the astro-landscape photographed further away on our planet, thanks to the peculiar geography that extends between the Alps and the Pyrenees, the clean air and the sun.

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Canigo – Barre des Ecrins
Pyrenees – Alps
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Mallorca – Pyrenees

Worlwide Distant Sights

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Marseille – Canigo
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Mallorca – Montserrat

272 kilometers
Castellon – Mallorca

283 kilometers
Spain – Atlas Range, Morocco
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174 KM | Izola – Eastern Alps

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Distance174 Kilometers
ByMilan Bališin
CameraSony DSC-RX100 @ ISO125 – 1/500
Lens28-100 @ 100 mm (equiv.)
DateAugust 15th 2018

Milan has sent us these pictures of the Italian, Austrian and Slovenian Alps, as seen from the beautiful Slovenian village of Izola, very close to Trieste city.

The photographs shows us a large portion of this important mountainous area rising directly above the Adriatic sea. In order to better appreciate the distant details, all original full-sized photographs have been cropped.

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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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276 KM | Le Cengle, Marseille – Canigó

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Distance276 Kilometers
ByBruno Carrias
CameraNikon D5200 @ ISO 100 – 1/320
Lens300 mm.
DateFebruary 02nd 2012 – 17:58 

If there is a Master when it comes to photograph Canigó peak, he is Bruno.

We are used to have from him several high quality pictures of Canigó taken from various locations around Marseille, and in this case it is no exception.

It comes with a great deal of planification and preparation to capture the sun setting just against the desired target, and in the picture above this is done with absolute mastery.

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 – 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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