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Montserrat (mountain)

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Elevation1,236 m (4,055 ft)

Location

LocationBages, Anoia, Baix Llobregat, Catalonia

RangeCatalan Pre-Coastal Range

Coordinates41°35'30?N 1°50'16?ECoordinates: 41°35'30?N 1°50'16?E

Geology

TypeConglomerate

Climbing

Easiest routeVia road BP-1121 from Monistrol de Montserrat

Montserrat is a multi-peaked mountain located near the city of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. It is part of the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range. The main peaks are Sant Jeroni (1,236 m), Montgrós (1, 120 m) and Miranda de les Agulles (903 m).[1] The mountain is the namesake for the Caribbean island of Montserrat.

It is well known as the site of the Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which hosts the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary and which is identified by some with the location of the Holy Grail in Arthurian myth.

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