Montaña Clara

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 (1.2 mi)) northwest of La Graciosa. The islet area is only 1.33 km². The highest point of the island is 256 m (840 ft) above sea level.

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]

Montaña Clara
Montana Clara, Kanaren
Montaña Clara Island
Montaña Clara is located in Lanzarote
Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara
Location with Lanzarote
Montaña Clara is located in Province of Las Palmas
Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara (Province of Las Palmas)
Montaña Clara is located in Canary Islands
Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara (Canary Islands)
Montaña Clara is located in Spain, Canary Islands
Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara
Montaña Clara (Spain, Canary Islands)
Coordinates29°17′56″N 13°32′06″W / 29.299°N 13.535°WCoordinates: 29°17′56″N 13°32′06″W / 29.299°N 13.535°W
ArchipelagoChinijo Archipelago
Area1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Highest elevation256 m (840 ft)
Autonomous CommunityCanary Islands
ProvinceLas Palmas
Population0 (2013)


  1. ^ Protected Natural Areas Archived 2010-02-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Boletín Oficial de Canarias, pages 9723 and 9865-7
  3. ^ Guardian Unlimited

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