Montaña Clara

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Montaña Clara
Chinijo Montaña Clara.png
Map of Lanzarote showing Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara is located in Canary Islands
Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara
Archipelago Chinijo Archipelago
Area 1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Highest elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Autonomous Community Canary Islands
Province Las Palmas
Municipality Teguise
Population 0 (2013)

Montaña Clara (pronounced [monˈtaɲa ˈklaɾa]) (Spanish meaning "light-colored mountain") is a small uninhabited islet belonging to the Chinijo Archipelago, in the northeastern part of the Canary Islands, only a short distance (about 2 km) northwest of La Graciosa. The islet area is only 1.33 km². The highest point of the island is 256 m above sea level.

Montaña Clara Island

Being a refuge for marine birds, the island is part of the integral nature reserve Los Islotes, which is part of the natural park Chinijo Archipelago.[1][2] In August 2007 the island was offered for sale by the heirs to the last owner, Mariano López Socas, who was mayor of a small Lanzarote town; asking price: 9 million euros.[3]


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Coordinates: 29°17′56″N 13°32′06″W / 29.299°N 13.535°W / 29.299; -13.535