Mulhacén


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Mulhacén

(mo͞oläthān`) or

Muley-Hacén

(mo͞olā`-äthān`), peak, 11,411 ft (3,478 m) high, Granada prov., Spain; highest point of the Sierra Nevada and of Spain.
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Mulhacén

 

a peak in Spain, the highest point on the Iberian Peninsula (3,478 m). It is located in the Andalusian Mountains of the Sierra Nevada. The mountain is composed of schists. On the northern slope is a small avalanche-formed glacier, the southernmost one in Europe.

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