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Photo: Magnificent Monte Perdido Pyrenees Spain

Magnificent Monte Perdido rises above the Pineta Valley in the Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido in the Huesca region of the Pyrenees mountains in Spain.

The Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido was a much smaller area when the park was founded in 1918. By royal decree the 4,940 acres was named as a park to preserve the natural beauty of this section of the Pyrenees mountains near Huesca, Spain. When the Valle de Pineta, Monte Perdido and other nearby areas were added the park grew to an magnificent size of 56,810 acres.The magnificent Monte Perdido rises above the Pineta Valley to 3352 meters and has been described as the most beautiful limestone peak in Europe. The mountain is the third highest in the Pyrenees range of Spain, (Pico de Aneto and Posets are one and two).The Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido in the Pyrenees, Spain was made an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The time to visit the park and Monte Perdido is from May to November, and in the summer there is a relatively easy climb up the mountain. However, in the later months, Monte Perdido should only be attempted by experienced climbers. ... continue below the picture...



Magnificent Monte Perdido Pyrenees Spain

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Magnificent Monte Perdido Pyrenees Spain
Photo of the magnificent peaks of Monte Perdido in the Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido in the Pyrenees, Spain.

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... For the lucky folk who climb on a clear, sunny day the views are breathtaking.Monte Perdido from the Valle de Pineta, Parque Nacional Ordesa y Monte Perdido, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pyrenees, Huesca, Aragon, Spain, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 210mm.

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Magnificent Monte Perdido Pyrenees Spain
Magnificent Monte Perdido rises above the Pineta Valley in the Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido in the Huesca region of the Pyrenees mountains in Spain.
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Rolf Hicker
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