Pica d'Estats

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Pica d'Estats
Pic d'Estats
Pica Estats.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 3,143 m (10,312 ft)
Prominence 1,277 m (4,190 ft)
Coordinates 42°40′02″N 01°23′50″E / 42.66722°N 1.39722°E / 42.66722; 1.39722Coordinates: 42°40′02″N 01°23′50″E / 42.66722°N 1.39722°E / 42.66722; 1.39722
Geography
Pica d'Estats is located in Pyrenees
Pica d'Estats
Pica d'Estats
Pyrenees
Location Pallars Sobirà, Spain
Ariège, France
Parent range Pyrenees
Climbing
First ascent 1864 by Henry Russell and Jean-Jacques Denjean

Pica d'Estats (Catalan: Pica d'Estats, French: Pic d'Estats) is a 3,143-metre-high (10,312 ft) mountain in the Montcalm Massif, Pyrenees.[1] on the SpanishFrench border, and is the highest mountain in Catalonia.

This mountain is included in the Parc Natural de l'Alt Pirineu.

Pica d'Estats, SW face in August 2005

Summits[edit]

The summit is located between the Catalan municipality of Alins in Pallars Sobirà and the French district of Ariège. It comprises three peaks, all lying close to each other:

This eastern peak is the geodesic vertex. The ridge runs north-northwest to southeast along the Spanish–French border.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mapa Topogràfic de Catalunya". Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya. Retrieved May 25, 2012. .
  2. ^ "Track and description". .