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Montañas de Sierra Nevada vistas desde Granada

he Sierra Nevada (meaning "snowy range" in Spanish) is a mountain range in the region of Andalusia, provinces of Granada and Almería in Spain. It contains the highest point of continental Spain, Mulhacén at 3478 m (11,411 ft.) above sea level.
It is a popular tourist destination, as its high peaks make skiing possible in one of Europe's most southerly ski resorts, in an area along the Mediterranean Sea predominantly known for its warm temperatures and abundant sunshine. At its foothills is found the city of Granada and, a little further, Almería and Málaga.
Parts of the range have been included in the Sierra Nevada National Park. The range has also been declared a biosphere reserve. The Sierra Nevada Observatory is located on the northern slopes at an elevation of 2800 m (9186 ft.).

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Paul Milholland29-Oct-2012 23:34
We have a Sierra Nevada range in California and Nevada, too. Love the view down the street, and back up to the mountains.
woody3429-Oct-2012 21:33
Wonderful view, wouldn't like to do that walk every day...
bill friedlander29-Oct-2012 20:23
What a view! Love those narrow steep streets and the mountains in the background! V
John Reynolds LRPS29-Oct-2012 20:07
What a great view!
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