La Maroma

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La Maroma
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View of la Maroma in the winter
Elevation 2,066 m (6,778 ft)
Location
La Maroma is located in Spain
La Maroma
La Maroma
Spain
Location Axarquía, Andalusia
Range Sierra de Tejeda
Coordinates 36°54′07″N 04°02′40″W / 36.90194°N 4.04444°W / 36.90194; -4.04444Coordinates: 36°54′07″N 04°02′40″W / 36.90194°N 4.04444°W / 36.90194; -4.04444
Climbing
Easiest route From the Área Recreativa de El Alcázar, Alcaucín

La Maroma, also known as Tejeda,[1] at an altitude of 2066 m, is the highest peak of the Sierra de Tejeda, Penibaetic System, Spain. The summit located in the region of Axarquía in the border of the provinces of Granada and Málaga.

The name La Maroma ("The Rope") originated in a rope used to descend to an ancient ice house located close to the summit. This mountain is in the Sierra de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park.[2]

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