Tossal dels Tres Reis

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Tossal dels Tres Reis
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Tossal dels Tres reis; summit seen from the Mas del Ric de Fredes located SE of the mountain
Highest point
Elevation1,350 m (4,430 ft)
Prominence161 metres (528 ft)
Isolation3.8 kilometres (2.4 mi)
ListingMountains of Aragon, Mountains of the Valencian Community, Mountains of Catalonia
Coordinates40°48′28″N 0°19′7″E / 40.80778°N 0.31861°E / 40.80778; 0.31861Coordinates: 40°48′28″N 0°19′7″E / 40.80778°N 0.31861°E / 40.80778; 0.31861
Geography
LocationMatarranya (Aragon)
Baix Ebre (Catalonia)
Baix Maestrat (Valencian Community)
Parent rangePorts de Tortosa-Beseit
Geology
Mountain typeLimestone
Climbing
First ascentUnknown
Easiest routeFrom Fredes (La Pobla de Benifassà)
View of the mountaintop covered with snow

Tossal dels Tres Reis (Valencian pronunciation: [toˈsal dels ˈtɾez ˈrejs]) or Tossal del Rei ('Peak of the King') is a mountain of the Ports de Tortosa-Beseit massif, Spain. It has an elevation of 1,350 metres above sea level.[1]

This mountain is one of the Emblematic Summits of Catalonia.[2]

Description[edit]

Its name means 'Peak of the Three Kings' and it is located where the borders of the ancient Kingdoms of Valencia, Catalonia and Aragon meet.

On the summit there is a cairn marking the place said to have been the meeting point of the ancient three kings of the Crown of Aragon who, according to tradition, climbed the mountain to agree to settle the limit.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mapa Topogràfic de Catalunya". Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya. Retrieved May 22, 2010..
  2. ^ Llista 100 cims - Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya

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