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Montserrat (mountain)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montserrat_(mountain)


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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A: Montserrat Monastery

di Valentin Arfire, meno di 10 metri di distanza

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Montserrat Monastery

B: Montserrat

di Valentin Arfire, meno di 10 metri di distanza

Montserrat

C: Montserrat Magnificent Valley

di Valentin Arfire, meno di 10 metri di distanza

Montserrat (mountain)From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montserrat_(m...

Montserrat Magnificent Valley

D: Montserrat Suspended

di Valentin Arfire, meno di 10 metri di distanza

Montserrat (mountain)From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montserrat_(m...

Montserrat Suspended

E: Montserrat Valley

di Valentin Arfire, meno di 10 metri di distanza

Montserrat (mountain)From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montserrat_(m...

Montserrat Valley

F: Top Mountain View Montserrat

di Valentin Arfire, meno di 10 metri di distanza

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Top Mountain View Montserrat

G: 2013 Montserrat Placa

di Antushev Vladimir, 30 metri di distanza

2013 Montserrat Placa

H: Montserrat

di Sorry, 30 metri di distanza

Montserrat

I: Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Convent Entrance

di Thomas Blanket, 50 metri di distanza

A photo of the entrance to the Santa Maria de Montserrat convent -  a Benedictine abbey located on th...

Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Convent Entrance

J: 2013 Montserrat Tren

di Antushev Vladimir, 50 metri di distanza

2013 Montserrat Tren

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Spain, Europe

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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