Sa Talaiassa

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Sa Talaiassa
Sa Talaia-peak.jpg
Sa Talaiassa summit
Elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Location
Location Ibiza ( Balearic Islands)
Coordinates 38°54′41″N 1°16′27″E / 38.91139°N 1.27417°E / 38.91139; 1.27417Coordinates: 38°54′41″N 1°16′27″E / 38.91139°N 1.27417°E / 38.91139; 1.27417
Climbing
First ascent Unknown
Easiest route Drive from Sant Josep de sa Talaia, then hike
View of the sea from the top of Sa Talaiassa.

Sa Talaiassa (Catalan pronunciation: [sə təɫəˈjasə]), also known as Sa Talaia or Sa Talaia de Sant Josep, is the highest mountain in the island of Ibiza in the Balearic Islands of Spain.[1] It is located in the southwest of the island. Talaia, the name of the mountain, means "watchtower" in Catalan, Talaiassa referring to an especially large one.

Sant Josep de sa Talaia, the island's largest municipality, is named after this mountain.

Aviation Accident[edit]

In 1972 an Iberia Caravelle airliner crashed against Sa Talaiassa killing all 104 people on board.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sue Bryant, Ibiza and Formentera, ISBN 978-1-84537-814-1
  2. ^ Aeroport des Codolar

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