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Mountains in Cuba Naturaleza

Cuba has three major mountain ranges. In the west the Sierra de los Órganos range rises to the height of 800 m (2,500 ft) above sea level. In the south central region, the Sierra de Trinidad, or the Escambray mountains, tower 1,150 m (3,800 ft) above sea level and overlook the colonial city of Trinidad. In the east, Cuba’s tallest mountains are in the Sierra Maestra, topped by Real de Turquino peak at 2,005 m (6,578 ft) above sea level.

The Turquino Royal Peak on Sierra Maestra is the highest elevation of Cuba, with about 1,974 meters on the level of the sea ... El Yunque of Baracoa is a smoothed tableland situated between the banks of the rivers Duaba and Toa, it is part of the Cuchillas del Toa Biosphere Preserve ... The Pan de Guajaibon has a height 699 meters on the level of the sea, being the culminating point of the Sierra del Rosario.

Turquino Royal Peak

Turquino Royal Peak

The Turquino Royal Peak on Sierra Maestra is the highest elevation of Cuba, with about 1,974 meters on the level of the sea, is considered Cuban symbol for its natural values and the special role in the national history ... more info.

Yunque de Baracoa

Yunque de Baracoa

El Yunque of Baracoa is a smoothed tableland situated between the banks of the rivers Duaba and Toa, it is part of the Cuchillas del Toa Biosphere Preserve. This mountains identifies Baracoa, the first Spanish settlement in Cuba. ... more info.

Pan de Guajaibon

Pan de Guajaibon

The Pan de Guajaibon has a height 699 meters on the level of the sea, being the culminating point of the Rosario's Sierra and of the group of Guaniguanico to which belongs such a mountain ... more info.

 
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