Alto del Buitre

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Alto del Buitre
Alto del Buitre is located in Spain
Alto del Buitre
Alto del Buitre
Highest point
Elevation1,146 m (3,760 ft)
ListingList of mountains in the Valencian Community
Coordinates38°59′18″N 0°56′15″W / 38.98831991980°N 0.93738933584°W / 38.98831991980; -0.93738933584Coordinates: 38°59′18″N 0°56′15″W / 38.98831991980°N 0.93738933584°W / 38.98831991980; -0.93738933584
LocationCofrentes Valley
(Valencian Community)
Parent rangeSierra Palomera, Sistema Ibérico
First ascentUnknown
Easiest routeFrom Ayora

Alto del Buitre is a mountain of the Sierra Palomera range, Valencian Community, Spain. It reaches an elevation of 1,146.25 metres (3,760.7 ft) above sea level. There is a triangulation station at the top marked "5195".[1]

It is located within the Ayora municipal term, rising 15 km SE of the town. The summit offers a good view of the surrounding landscape and is popular with hikers.[2]

There were fierce combats in the area of the Alto del Buitre in 1938 during the Levante Offensive of the Spanish Civil War.[3]

There are mountains named "Alto del Buitre" in Colombia and in Chile as well. The name means "High Place of the Vulture" in Spanish.

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