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Catalan Montsec mountain range declared one of the world’s six Starlight Destinations for its clear sky

Catalan Montsec mountain range declared one of the world’s six Starlight Destinations for its clear sky | Montse.Artigues | Scoop.it

Lleida (ACN).- UNESCO has declared the Montsec mountain range, located in Western Catalonia, to be one of the world’s six Starlight Tourist Destinations for the excellent qualities of its night sky for astronomic observation.

 

Only six spots in the world hold this distinction; three of them in Spain. The rest are in New Zealand, Italy and Portugal. The Starlight Foundation has plans that in the future this distinction will be held by up to 15 spots at the most internationally. The Montsec range, located just below the Pyrenees and between the towns of Balaguer and Tremp, holds one of Southern Europe’s most important astronomic observatories: the Parc Astronòmic del Montsec, cooperating with the NASA...


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We're turtley in love! Underwater lovers share a tender kiss - Daily Mail

We're turtley in love! Underwater lovers share a tender kiss - Daily Mail | Montse.Artigues | Scoop.it
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Spanish photographer Montse Grillo captured the green turtles, otherwise known as Chelonia Mydas, near her home on the holiday island.
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Montserrat Caballé: Ultimate Diva - WQXR Radio (blog)

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María de Montserrat Bibiana Concepción Caballé i Folch was born 80 years ago Friday.
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