Montes de Málaga
|Montes de Málaga|
San Antón mountain in the Montes de Málaga
|Peak||Cresta de la Reina|
|Elevation||1,030 m (3,380 ft)|
|Location||Málaga Province, Andalusia|
|Parent range||Penibaetic System|
Montes de Málaga is a mountain range of the Penibaetic System in Málaga Province, Andalusia, Spain. Its highest point is the 1,030 m high Cresta de la Reina peak. Other notable peaks are San Antón, Coronado, Monte Victoria and Gibralfaro.
The range is named after Málaga City located at its feet.
This mountain range extends between the Guadalhorce valley to the west and the Axarquía in the east. To the north the Corredor de Periana valley separates it from the Cordillera Antequerana and to the south lies the Mediterranean Sea.
River Guadalmedina flows through the Montes de Málaga. It is a river subject to high seasonal variations and has five well defined tributaries which have their sources in this range, the Arroyo de las Vacas, Arroyo Chaperas, Arroyo Humaina, Arroyo Hondo and Arroyo de Los Frailes. All of these rivers are dry most of the year. Located in the moiuntains, the Limonero Dam on the Guadalmedina provides water for the area.
- Media related to Montes de Málaga at Wikimedia Commons
- Montes de Málaga (Málaga)
- Parque Natural Montes de Málaga - Málaga - Rutas y viajes
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