Serra da Estrela, Portugal

Prominence: 1201 m, 3941 ft

Elevation: 1993 meters, 6539 feet

Approx. Isolation: 159.17 km, 98.9 mi
Alternate Name(s)Torre
Highest SummitLa Torre
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 19' 19'' N; 7° 36' 47'' W
40.321895, -7.612919 (Dec Deg)
617845E 4464409N Zone 29 (UTM)
State/ProvinceCastelo Branco (Highest Point)
Guarda (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Serra da Estrela:
     Spain/Portugal Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #21)
     Portugal District/Region High Points (Rank #2)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #32)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #25)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-10-10 by Lee Newton
     2012-01-03 by Matthias Fieles
     2012-01-03 by Florian Fieles
     2012-10-18 by Mark McAllister
     2013-04-07 by Rob Woodall
     2013-05-23 by Martin Richardson
     2014-10-11 by Andrej Gerber
     2016-03-22 by Matthias Ihl

View ascents of peak by registered members (29 total)

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Peak Description

This mountain is the highest point on the continental mainland of Portugal. The highest point in the entire nation of Portugal is located in the Azores Islands.

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Serra da Estrela, the highest point of mainland Portugal (2012-10-18). Photo by Mark McAllister.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1201 m/3941 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1201 m/3941 ft
  Key Col: 792 m/2598 ft
Isolation159.17 km/98.9 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Torreón del Calvitero  (E)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Iberian Peninsula
Range3: Portugal-Galicia
Drainage BasinsTajo
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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