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Picos de Europa 2'650 m
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The Picos de Europa consists of three mountain massifs. It is part of the Cantabrian Mountain Range, which extends for approximately 300 kilometres across the northern Spain.

The three massifs of the Picos de Europa are divided into the Central Part (Macizo Central o de los Urrieles), Eastern Part (Macizo Oriental o de Ándara) and the Western Part (Macizo Occidental o Cornión).

The highest peak of the Picos De Europa is the Torre de Cerredo (Central Part) at 2'650 m.  

 

mountainstamp.com Pena Romana Peña Remoña mountain stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued 1982 Picos Europa

Spain 1982, The Peña Remoña at 2'247 m in the background.
It is situated in the Central Part of the Picos de Europa.

 

mountainstamp.com Naranjo de Bulnes, also known as Picu Urriellu stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued 2010 Picos Europa

Spain 2010, "Nationalpark Picos de Europa".
The stamp is showing a view from the viewpoint "Mirador del Pozo de la Oración" towards the Naranjo de Bulnes, also known as "Picu Urriellu" at 2'519 m. It is situated in the central part of the Picos de Europa.

First ascent: 05.08.1904 by Pedro Pidal.  

 

Spain 2013
The stamp shows a view along the trail "Collado Pandebano" towards the Neveron de Urriellu 2'442 m (left) and Picos Albos 2'109 m (right).
The stamp was issued in the series "Sport for Everyone".

 

 

Spain 2017, Patrimonio Mundial. Monumentos de Oviedo y reino de Asturias.

The imprinted round shaped postage stamp represents the reverse of the two-euro coin, which is put into circulation this year.

 

 

The coin is showing the Palace of Santa María del Naranco, located four kilometers from Oviedo, on the southern slope of Monte Naranco. Originally it was not projected as a church, but it was the Aula Regia of the palatial complex that King Ramiro I had built on the outskirts of the capital of the Kingdom of Asturias.  

The illustration does not show a view from the Palace of Santa María del Naranco. It is an Astuarian landscape about 100 kilometres away from Oviedo. It shows a view from (appr. 43°16'15.44"N 4°59'4.92"W) towards the Ercina lake and the Massif of Cornion of the Picos de Europa.

 

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